Today one of the buzz word is Gluten free food.Some people have intolerance for Gluten and have to avoid eating food that have gluten. What is Gluten?
Gluten is a general name for the proteins found in wheat (wheatberries, durum, emmer, semolina, spelt, farina, farro, graham, khorasan wheat and einkorn), rye, barley and triticale – a cross between wheat and rye. Gluten helps foods maintain their shape, acting as a glue that holds food together. It is found in many types of foods . A gluten-free diet is necessary for most people with gluten allergies or celiac disease, a condition which causes intestinal damage when it is eaten. Today I am sharing a healthy and easy recipe that is regular at my place.Not that we are gluten intolerant but we love this dish.My Contribution for 206th #Foodiemonday #Bloghop theme #Glutenfreetreats suggested by our co blogger Sujata dee who blogs at .She is a baking queen .She has some awesome baking recipes and lovely bengali sweets too.Check it out.
Recipe for Masala Rotti: Ingredients:
  • 1 Cup Besan
  • 2 Cups Jowar Flour
  • 3 Green Chillies finely chopped
  • 2 Onions finely Chopped
  • 1.5 Tsp Jeera / Cumin Seeds
  • 2 Cups Finely Chopped Palak (You can use any greens of your choice)
  • 1 Tbsp Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • A generous Pinch oh Hing
  • 1 Tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • Oil for making Rotis
  • Water to Knead the dough
Method: Take a wide bottom bowl and mix all the Ingredients. Heat a tbsp of oil and pour the sizzling hot oil to the flour mix. Mix well. Add water in small quantities to make a dough. It should be the same consistency as the dough for making Akki Rotti. Take a Tava / Griddle. Add a tsp of oil and grease the whole tava. Take a big lemon size dough and pat evenly on the tava. Switch on the flame. Put some oil on let it cook on medium flame. Ensure not to burn. Once it is done remove from the tava and serve. Repeat the process for the balance dough. Serve with any chutney of your choice. I served it with Palm Jaggery and Curry leaves Chuntey Powder. It was a mind blowing combination.You need to try it to believe it.
  1. You may use banana leaf or butter paper to flatten the dough and then transfer it on to the griddle.
2. You may use methi or any greens instead of Palak 3. Don’t skip the addition of sizzling hot oil to the dough mix. It is an important step. 4. Feel free to add carrots/ Zuchinni /Cucumber

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  1. Liked this version of masala roti with besan and jowar. I will love to have this with my favourite Baigan Ka bharta!! So spicy, nutritious and delcious!!

  2. Wow this gluten free masala roti looks so spicy and delicious Preethi. A completely new recipe for me. Besan and jowar flour is a healthy combo. Really loved it. I will make it in breakfast and give you feedback with picture. Thanks dear for a new and healthy breakfast option.

  3. A good combo to use jowar and besan, have to try it out. Love how its easy to pat gluten free rotis and make them in a jiffy. Adding spinach is a wonderful idea to make the rotis more nutritious.

  4. The mixed flour / single flour rottis that we make back home is called thalipeeth here in mumbai. This one with the addition of palak greens and spices makes it a hearty dish !

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