Missi roti find its roots in the Indian state of Punjab, which is popular for its rich tradition and culture. And anyone who has had a bite of Punjabi cuisine will know how this richness has seeped right into Punjabi food as well. We are talking rich curries, creamy naans and makhni dishes.
The missi roti is the perfect combination of the amazing Punjabi culinary expertise and nutrition. The delicious combination of gram flour and whole wheat makes this flatbread as yummy as it is healthy. Follow this recipe to roll out some perfect missi rotis.
Missi-ing the Food
Wholewheat and gram flour flatbreads.
Take gram flour and wheat flour in a bowl.
Roast cumin seeds, carom seeds, peppercorns and dry pomegranate seeds and pound them to form a powder.
Add green chilies, onion, salt, turmeric powder, coriander leaves and mix well.
Add sufficient water and knead. Add one tablespoon of oil and the pounded spice powder and knead into dough.
Cover and rest the dough for about fifteen minutes.
Divide into sixteen equal portions and roll into balls. Further roll each portion into a roti.
Heat a tawa and roast the rotis with a little oil till both sides are well done.
Serve hot with a dollop of butter.