- How to make Makki ki Roti :
Take maize flour in a bowl, add wheat flour, finely chopped green coriander, carom seeds, salt, oil, mix all well.Make soft dough by using lukewarm water. Squash it for 3 to 4 minutes. Cover and keep dough aside for 10 minutes to set. To knead this dough 1 tsp less than 1 cup water is used.
After 10 minutes, grease hands with ghee, squash dough again for 2 minutes. Break dough lump from the dough. Make dough ball. Press and coat in dry flour. Dry flour used is of wheat flour. Expand the dough ball with fingers, Coat in dry flour.Remove excess flour.Roll out the roti lightly with less pressure, keep roti thick.
Meanwhile put the tawa to heat.Lift the roti and pat with hands, put to roast. Meanwhile make the next roti likewise. Once dark from above and roasted from beneath, flip it.
Roast well until brown spots appear on other side. Lift roti with pincher, rotate it and directly roast over flame till brown spots appear. Meanwhile put another roti to roast on tawa, on another flame , turn on flame. Make all rotis likewise. Tempting make ki roti are ready, keep in a plate.
Grease roti with ghee and serve steaming hot with, sarson ka saag, green peas dal, or any sabzi with gravy. Do serve jaggery with it, it tastes amazing.
- Suggestion :
You can keep chapati big or small as desired.
If you roll out the dough ball directly, then the edges of roti will break.
Makke ki roti takes time to roast, so we have kept the other flame on, so the tawa doesn't cool down,and roti is roasted well.