Ragi rotti recipe - Karnataka style | Ragi flour roti recipe | How to make Ragi rotti

By Latha on January 8th, 2016

karnataka style ragi rotti recipe

Karnataka style ragi rotti or ragi flour roti (finger millet flat bread) is a very tasty and extremely popular breakfast item from Karnataka, India. The ragi or finger millet is a magic millet, which is known for its nutritional values and health benefits. This is a very simple raagi rotti recipe and tastes great!! Basically ragi is known as less tasty millet but if you try this ragi rotti recipe, you will realize how tasty the ragi is.

Ragi rotti is a stomach filling breakfast item and you don't feel hungry for very long time. There is another way of preparing ragi rotti wherein the batter will be little more soft and the ragi rotti is flattened or made directly on the tava (griddle). 2 to 3 tavas are used to prepare this kind of ragi rotti. You can serve these ragi rottis with curd or sambar or chutney or any curry.

Ragi rotti is prepared using ragi flour, onion, green chili and lot of curry leaves. You can also replace curry leaves with coriander leaves. Also do not forget check my ragi dosa and ragi mudde (ragi ball) recipes.

Along with this Ragi rotti recipe, I have posted Malnad style Akki rotti recipe also. Click here to read Akki rotti recipe.

Raagi rotti or ragi roti recipe

Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 30 min
Serves: 2

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 1.5 cup raagi flour / finger millet flour
  2. 1.5 cup water (little more or less depending on the flour quality)
  3. 2-4 finely chopped green chilies
  4. 2 finely chopped onions
  5. 1/4 cup finely chopped curry leaves
  6. Salt as per your taste
  7. 1/4 cup cooking oil
  8. 15x15cm sized thick polythene sheet / banana leaf

Instructions for making Ragi rotti:

  1. Take water and salt in a big vessel and bring it to boil. Add ragi flour to the boiling water and switch off the stove.Adding ragi flour for karnataka style ragi rotti recipe
  2. Add chopped onions, curry leaves, green chilies and mix well. If required add either water or flour and prepare a soft but stiff dough.chopping onion and curry leaves for ragi rotti
  3. Take oil in a bowl. Smear oil on the polythene sheet or banana leaf. Place a tennis ball sized dough on the polythene sheet or banana leaf. plastic sheet and oil to make ragi rotti
  4. Now apply oil on to your fingers and start making circular shaped ragi rotti using your fingers. Keep applying oil on to your fingers to avoid sticking.making ragi rotti
  5. Carefully take out the Ragi rotti from the polythene sheet and put it on the hot pan (preferably non-stick pan). You have to be careful as well as quick at this stage otherwise you will end up in breaking the ragi rotti.putting ragi rotti on the tava
  6. Drizzle some oil. Wait for a minute and flip the ragi rotti to cook both sides of the rotti. Serve it hot with butter or curd or chutney. cooking karnataka style ragi rotti

Dear reader, We have a brief Kannada description of this recipe. Click here to read this recipe in Kannada.

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