How to make makki ki roti in Punjabi style?

  1. To make makki ki roti, combine the maize flour and salt and knead into firm dough using enough warm water.
  2. Cover and keep aside for 30 minutes.
  3. Divide the dough into 10 equal portions and roll out each portion into a 125 mm.
  4. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) on a high flame and when hot, place the roti gently over it.

How to make makki ki roti for beginners?


  1. 2 cups maize flour or cornmeal (makki ka atta) – 200 grams.
  2. 1 cup hot water or add as required.
  3. 1 teaspoon carom seeds (ajwain)
  4. salt as required.
  5. 5 to 6 tablespoons Ghee or oil or add as required, for roasting.

How do you make makki ka atta dough?


  1. 300 grams makki ka atta (maize flour)
  2. 1 tsp ajwain (carom seeds)
  3. Water, as needed, to knead the flour.
  4. Oil, as needed, to make the roti (flatbread)
  5. Desi ghee (clarified butter), as needed.

What is Makki Ki Roti English?

Literally, makki ki roti means ‘bread of maize’.

What is Makki in Punjabi?

Makki is a Punjabi word for maize (corn) and a yellow flour made from it is the base ingredient for this recipe. Traditionally make ki roti is prepared by flattening a dough ball into round shape by repeatedly pressing it in-between palms in a thumping motion and then baked on hot tawa.

Why Makki Ki Roti is famous in Punjab?

Sarson ka Saag te Makki ki Roti is a signature delicacy of Punjab. This delicious and nutrient rich combination is prepared during the winters, especially on the occasion of the festival of Lohri….Sarson ka Saag te Makki ki Roti.

Cuisine: Punjabi
Serves : 4 to 5

What is the difference between makki ka atta and corn flour?

Well the two are same – in U.S. it is known as cornstarch and in Britain it is known as cornflour. But yes corn flour (two words) is different – it is what we in India know as makkai ka atta (corn meal) which is yellow in colour. Cornflour or cornstarch is white in colour, powdery to touch.

Is Makki good for weight loss?

Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. Maize flour is a carbohydrate rich and energy rich flour loaded with fibre. Cornmeal prevents your blood sugar from shooting up and loaded with Zinc which is necessary for the formation of insulin. Can healthy individuals have Makki ki Roti?

Is corn flour and Makki Atta same?

Is corn flour same as Makki Atta?

Is Makki ki Roti healthy?

It is also good for your skin, hair, heart, brain and digestion. Makki roti is a good source of Vitamin A, C, K, beta-carotene and selenium. All these nutrients can improve functioning of the thyroid gland and helps in maintaining immunity.