Bajra Kaddu Ki Roti Recipe - Bajra Pumpkin Roti Recipe
Give this wholesome Bajra Kaddu Roti a try which is delicately flavoured with green chillies and ginger which you can serve for lunch or dinner along with Baingan Bharta, Kadhi and Raita. It makes a great diabetic friendly recipe as well which is packed with fibre and nutrition.
Bajra Kaddu Ki Roti Recipe is a fiber rich roti made with millet flour, wheat flour and red pumpkin. Ginger, green chilies, ajwain and fresh coriander are added to the Bajra Kaddu Ki Roti for some added flavour. Making plain bajra rotis only with bajra flour are difficult to roll out and make hence addition of little whole wheat flour helps in rolling the rotis.
Both Bajra and Pumpkin are a powerhouse of nutrition and rich in fiber. Pumpkins are the best known source of beta- carotene. They are rich in potassium and antioxidants. Bajra is gluten free and good for a diabetic diet. Making plain bajra rotis make it difficult to roll and work with hence addition of little whole wheat flour helps in rolling the rotis.
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- 1/2 cup Bajra Flour ( Pearl Millet)
- 1/2 cup Whole Wheat Flour
- 1 cup Kaddu (Parangikai/ Pumpkin) , grated
- 1/2 teaspoon Ginger , crushed
- 1/2 teaspoon Green Chillies , crushed
- 1/4 teaspoon Ajwain (Carom seeds)
- 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
- 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped
- Ghee , as required
How to make Bajra Kaddu Ki Roti Recipe - Bajra Pumpkin Roti Recipe
To begin making Bajra Kaddu Ki Roti Recipe first take a mixing bowl and add all the ingredients listed except ghee and knead with water into a soft dough.
Let the Bajra Kaddu Ki Roti dough rest for 10 minutes.
Divide the dough into 8 equal portions. Sprinkle little dry flour on table top, take a portion of dough and roll into a roti of 5 to 6 inch diameter. You can adjust the thickness of the roti based on your preference.
Preheat the roti tawa and cook the Bajra Kaddu Ki Roti on medium heat for a few seconds until you see the rawness going away.
Once you notice the Bajra Kaddu Ki Roti getting small bubbles, smear ghee over the roti and cook on both sides on medium heat until golden brown and cooked on both sides.
Proceed to cook the remaining Bajra Kaddu Ki Roti the similar way and serve hot.