Makki Di Roti

Makki Di Roti is a flat Punjabi bread made out of maize flour .It is yellow in color when it is ready and has much  less adhesive strength.The best accompaniment is Sarson Da Saag (Mustard leaves curry),Buttermilk and a generous blob of butter.

Recipe adapted from Show me the curry and Nita mehta


Ingredients:
Makki Ka Atta (maize flour) – 2 cups
Salt – 1/2 tsp
Ajwain (Carom Seeds) – pinch
Hot Water – 2 tbsp
Ghee for pan frying

Method:
  1. Mix the Salt and the Ajwain to the Makki Ka Atta
  2. Add in hot Water, 1 tbsp at a time.
  3. Knead so you are able to make a ball.
  4. Take a plastic bag/ziploc and cut it open.
  5. Place it on your rolling surface.
  6. Grease the surface with ghee.
  7. Place the ball and add a few more drops of ghee on top.
  8. Close and cover.
  9. Take a flat bottomed plate and press down gently.
  10. Press gently and firmly and evenly.
  11. Carefully remove from the plastic and place on a hot, seasoned tawa.
  12. Allow it to cook on the bottom.
  13. After a couple of minutes, put a few drops of ghee on top and flip.
  14. Cook the other side as well and take it off the flame and serve hot it with sarson da saag.


 

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