Bajra Roti

A nutritious roti (flat bread) option to relish with your favorite curries. Bajra means millet, this recipe is for millet flour flat bread. Often enjoyed during winter season. 

Also try: Makki Roti, Paneer Roti, Tandoori Roti, Multigrain Roti or Methi Roti.

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: Indian

Time: Preparation – 10 mins, Cooking – 10 mins, Total – 20 mins.

Servings: makes 5 small rotis.


  1. Bajra (Millet) Flour – 1 cup + for dusting
  2. Water as needed to knead the dough
  3. Ghee to grease the rotis (optional).

PS: 1 Cup = 250 ML.

How to make Bajra Roti:

  1. Take a mixing bowl. Add flour and add water in portions as required to knead the dough. Make a soft and smooth dough. Cover and keep aside for 5 mins
  2. Now knead the dough again a little bit, if it’s sticky then dust it as required
  3. Divide the dough into 5 equal portions and dust it with the flour
  4. Now flatten the dough ball with a rolling-pin or with your fingers, dust again if required. Make a small size roti
  5. Meanwhile heat a tawa or a pan. Place the roti, flip it when you get the brown spots
  6. Once you get the brown spots on both the sides, remove it from the tawa with the help of tongs and place it directly on the flame (you can even cook it on the tawa itself if you have an electric flame)
  7. Cook from both the sides over the flame with the help of tongs. Remove it from the flame and grease it with ghee. Your Bajra Roti is ready.


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