Akki rotti recipe | How to make plain rice flour roti | Ukkarisida akki rotti | Ubbu rotti | Chawal ki roti | Rice bhakri

By Latha on June 29th, 2017

akki rotti or plain rice flour roti

Akki rotti or plain rice flour roti recipe explained with step by step pictures. This akki rotti is a very simple version of rice flour roti. It is prepared using very minimum ingredients like water, salt and rice flour. This akki rotti or rice flour roti is very popular across Malnad and Coord region of Karnataka. This roti is popular by different names like ukkarisida rotti, ubbu rotti, coorgi rotti, rice bhakri, chawal ki roti etc.,

You need to be little expert to make these rotis perfect, just like jolada rotti or jowar roti. The important thing in this recipe is dough consistency and kneading. Better you need, easy to make the rotis. You can serve these rotis with any spicy curries like badanekayi ennegayi (stuffed brinjal), zunka (gram flour curry), Hesaru kalu gojju, Veg kurma, Aloo gobi and menthe palle (methi dal).

In Malnad and Coorg region of Karnataka, there are 2 types of akki rotti recipes are in practice. The first one is the plain rice flour roti, prepared using rice flour. And the second one is prepared using leftover rice and rice flour. These rice rotis will turnout soft and crisp. I have made a quick video on this recipe, which I have embedded it below. So please do have a look and give a try.

You can find different varietis of Karnataka style rotti recipes on my website like akki rotti (rice flour roti), jolada rotti (jowar roti), ragi rotti (finger millet roti), sajjige rotti (rava roti) and sabsige soppu rotti (dill leaves roti). If you are looking for more breakfast recipes from then do check our break fast recipes section. Let us get on to the recipe.

Akki rotti or plain rice flour roti recipe

Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 15 min
Serves: 8 no

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 1 cup rice flour
  2. 1.25 - 1.5 cup water (depends on rice flour quality)
  3. Salt as per your taste
  4. 1/2 tsp cooking oil

Instructions for making akki rotti or plain rice flour roti:

  1. To prepare ukkarisida akki rotti or plain rice flour roti, first take water, salt and oil in a pan and keep it for boiling. If you are not sure about rice flour quality, use 1 cup of water and 1 cup of rice flour. Then while kneading the dough you can add the water if required.water, salt and oil for akki rotti or plain rice flour roti
  2. Next when the water starts boiling add in rice flour, give a quick mix and switch off the stove.rice flour for akki rotti or plain rice flour roti
  3. After switching off the stove, mix it well using a flat spatula, close the lid and keep it aside.mixing the dough for akki rotti or plain rice flour roti
  4. Once the dough is warm, knead it very well. Squeeze, punch, fold and knead it for five minutes. Better you knead, easy to make rotis.kneading dough for akki rotti or plain rice flour roti
  5. Once you are done with the kneading, dust your fingers, pinch and take big lemon sized dough. Again knead the dough using palms and make a soft flat ball.mixing the flour for akki rotti or plain rice flour roti
  6. Dust the flour and roll the flat balls into thin rotis. Please note you have to be gentle while making this roti.rolling the roti for akki rotti or plain rice flour roti
  7. Heat the tava or pan and transfer the rolled rotti or roti over the hot pan. Apply water on the roti using a clean and wet cloth. Please note, you need to be gentle and quick.rolled akki rotti or plain rice flour roti on hot pan
  8. Once you start seeing the small bubbles, flip the roti and cook on the other side.cooking akki rotti or plain rice flour roti
  9. Alternately, you can cook the roti directly over the flame. To do that, first cook the rotis over the pan for small duration and then transfer it directly over the flame, cook on both sides. Serve it with any curry of your choice.cooking akki rotti or plain rice roti on direct flame

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