Millet is the new mantra these days. It is a great alternative to Rice and wheat. There are many ways to incorporate millets in our diet. Today I am sharing a delicious foxtail millet mini rotti recipe. It is so quick to make and a great breakfast and lunch box idea.You may add as many veggies as you like.But as many may find it hard to get fresh veggies and fruits i have kept it very simple and nutritious without compromise in taste. Foxtail millet, is an annual grass grown for human food.
Seed color varies greatly between varieties It is the second-most widely planted species of millet, and the most grown millet species in Asia. It is widely cultivated in China and India and is a warm season crop, typically planted in late spring.

Theme for April:

The theme for april is suggested by Aruna. She is an amazing blogger. Do check her space for some wonderful recipes like Masala Peanut Chaat .I am paired with Poonam who gave me two secret ingredients Foxtail Millet Flour and Curd and I have have given her banyard millet and fenugreek seeds. She has made soft and delicious Idli with the secret ingredients and i have made these yummy Foxtail Millet mini rotti. Check out this delicious idli recipe.

Recipe for Foxtail Millet Mini Rotti:


  • 500 gms Foxtail Millet Flour
  • 1 Tbsp Rice Flour
  • Salt to Taste
  • 2 Potatoes finely grated
  • 1 Onion Finely Chopped
  • 2 Green Chillies Finely Chopped
  • 1″ Ginger finely grated
  • 1/2 Tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 3/4 Cup fresh curd
  • 1 Tsp Jeera
  • 1/4 Cup finely chopped fresh coriander
  • 1/2 Cup Oil


  • Mix all the ingredients in a wide bottom pan except curd.
  • Slowly add curd and mix to form a loose dough.
  • Grease a griddle. Pat a small dough Add a tsp of oil . It should not be too thick or too thin.
  • Switch on the flame . Once the bottom of the rotti is slightly brown and crisp flip the side. Cook until this side is well cooked.
  • Repeat the process the remaining dough.
  • Serve with any chutney of your choice or tomato relish. I served it with tomato relish.
  • Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  1. I love to add milllets to my families cooking and this savory rotti with foxtail millet sounds yum. I love the addition of potatoes here, would add so much to taste

  2. Foxtail millet roti looks so interesting and innovative recipe. With the addition of veggies it makes it so nutritious, healthy and wholesome.

  3. When I saw rotti, I thought it was patted dry like akki / ragi rotti… interesting use of Curd…use of milelt flours is a great idea !

  4. Foxtail millet mini rotti sounds interesting Preethi. A very healthy flatbread. Loved the use of grated potato, green chilli, onion, ginger, curd and fresh coriander. These ingredients definitely made these rotti absolutely delicious.

  5. These mini rotis with nutritious millets are sure a fun way to serve millets especially to kids.. will love to have these wholesome bread with a bowl of curd and spicy chutney.

  6. These mini rotis are looking so cute and perfect breakfast option. Also this is a healthy way of making rotti using millet. Much nutritious share ! 

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