Indian bread recipes are very popular all around the world. With a wide variety of flatbreads, that are plain, stuffed, spiced the breads are an integral part of the Indian cuisine. Each region around India is so diverse and and every home has a unique way of making their breads. Some are stuffed with vegetables like Potato, Cauliflower, Peas, Corn, Spinach, Radish, Paneer, Cabbage, etc and are popularly called as Parathas or Paranthas.
In this section you will find over 20 + recipes of Indian Breads that are tried and tested and cooked in traditional Indian homes. The breads are packed with flavor and taste and are healthy and easy to cook as well. Find best and authentic recipes from Palak Paratha, Aloo Paratha, Bhakri, Bajra Roti, Methi Thepla, Beetroot Paratha, Dhebra, Puri, Bhatura, Naans and more.
Here's an instant yummy flatbread recipe for you all that calls for no pre-planning, soaking or fermenting. This Coastal Karnataka Special Rava Rotti (Sooji Roti/ Sajjige Rotti) is easy to prepare but definitely needs care during cooking on tawa. Enjoy these savori Rava Rottis as your hearty weekday breakfast / Snack / Dinner with Coconut Chutney, Chutney Podi and Butter to top it up.
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Bhoplyache Gharge is a typical deep fried Maharashtrian snack made using grated red pumpkin,jaggery and wheat flour. These mildly sweet puris are very easy to make and are so tasty that they disappear quickly too.
Bhoplyache Gharge Recipe (Maharashtrian style sweet Pumpkin puris) can be served as a snack or for lunch box.
Bhoplyache Gharge are delicious on their own but you can also serve them with a spicy Mango Pickle or Lemon pickle.
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The Naan originates from India but is today eaten in most types of South Asian restaurants and homes around the globe. It has transformed from a basic form of bread for many to experimental creations by chefs and food enthusiasts today with different fillings and flavours. Generally the dough of naan is made using yeast but in my recipe I have not used yeast it's just you have to give rest to the dough for half an hour.
Serve Garlic Naan Without Yeast along with Dal Makhani and Vegetable Malai Kofta ...
Ajwain Besan Ka Paratha is an easy paratha filled with spicy basic masalas which can be eaten on its own or can be eaten with any gravy. It is easy to make Indian flatbread recipe and requires a very few ingredients.
Serve Ajwain Besan Ka Paratha with Mango Pickle and Mooli Raita for a delicious breakfast.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other paratha recipes such as
Gajar Paratha Recipe
Muli Paratha Recipe
Shahi Paratha Recipe
Thalipeeth is a famous Maharashtrian dish typically made of three flours, whole wheat, millet and bengal gram flour or besan. I've attempted a healthy and green twist to this versatile and healthy preparation of thalipeeth, with oats methi and spices like ginger and green chillies. Serve the Maharashtrian Multigrain Thalipeeth along with a achar.
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Cabbage and Methi Paratha is an ultimate healthy and comfort food for the entire family. It provides a wholesome start to your day with fiber in the form of cabbage, vitamins from methi and excellent carbs from whole wheat and oat bran. Serve Cabbage and Methi Paratha with Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita and Mango Pickle and even pack it for a lunch box
Did you know: Fenugreek are known to have a storehouse of minerals and are also known to be a rich source of vitamin C ...
The Whole Wheat Onion Kulcha Recipe is a traditional and simple recipe, that is flavored with a delicious onion and mint stuffing. The Onion Kulcha's are a common street food of Northern India and the most commonly served bread at Punjabi restaurants. Kulchas are most often made with Maida (all purpose flour), but in this recipe I have made a healthy version of the Kulcha using whole wheat flour. Speciality of this recipe if that it is made over the stove. But if you have Coal Tandoor Grill/Oven ...
Missi Roti is delectable flatbread from Rajasthan that is made from gram flour and spiced with green chilies and flavored with black salt and ginger. The Missi roti tends to get dry, so it good to serve it hot along with butter and jaggery, accompanied with Sev usal or Palak Makhana Recipe.
If you like this recipe, try more Indian flatbread recipes like
Awadhi Style Sheermal Recipe
Ragi Ujju Rotti Recipe
Mixed Flour & Spring Onion Crepes Recipe
Spicy Aloo Naan Recipe
Makki Atta and Mooli are a great combination enjoyed abundantly in winters up north. This recipe is a gluten free flatbread recipe enriched with sprouts and other salad to make this wholesome. This recipe uses typical punjabi ingredients to make a south Indian style patted roti.
Enjoy this flavourful Mooli Makki Roti with a cup of Masala Chai for a healthy wholesome breakfast.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Roti recipes such as
Masala Roti Recipe
Gluten Free Ragi Roti Recipe
Biyyapu Rotte or Rice flour roti is an authentic breakfast dish in south household's, traditionally served with kurma or peanut chutney. These rotis are cottony soft, tasty and healthy too. They make for a perfect breakfast or lunch option.
Other rotis that you can try are:
Besan & Atta Ki Roti Recipe
Masala Roti Recipe
Rajasthani Khooba Roti Recipe
Rajgira Puri Recipe (Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe) is a unleavened Indian fried bread made with rajgira flour/amaranth flour and potato as a binding agent. It is slight different from the normal puris made from the wheat flour. This is because of the type of different flour being used which is the rajgira flour giving varied texture. The Rajgira puris are much soft and grainy in texture.
The dish is preferred to be made during the Vrat season or the Fasting season of Navratri in the Northern region ...
Matar Ajwain Ki Puri is a simple and easy dish being very versatile as it can be had any time of the day, be it breakfast, lunch or dinner. It has the added goodness of peas and does not take too much time to prepare.
The plus factor of Matar Ajwain Ki Puri is that it tastes amazing with yogurt alone.
Other puri recipes that you can try are:
Rajgira Puri Recipe
Achari Masala Puri Recipe
Palak (Spinach) Puri Recipe
Makki Ki Puri is a great and wonderful deep fried Indian bread which can be served with almost any sabzi made with maize flour and wheat flour. It is very popular bread as everyone loves eating them.
You will relish eating the Makki Ki Puri with side accompaniment of pickle, Aloo Dum and Tomato Onion Cucumber raita.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Puri recipes
Bihari Chana Dal Puri Recipe
Rajgira Puri Recipe
Achari Masala Puri Recipe
Rice Bhakri (Tandalachi Bhakri) is a typical Maharashtrian flatbread made using rice flour. It takes just a couple of ingredients to make Rice bhakri and once you get a hang of it ,they are quite simple to make. Rice bhakri should be had hot, smeared with butter or ghee. Rice Flour Bhakri Recipe (Maharashtrian Tandalachi Bhakri) can be served with curries or simply topped with some Lahsun ki Chutney and raw onion on the side, or with Arhar Ki Dal with Lahsun Tadka. For a variation, you can add some ...
Awadh Style Bakarhani Roti Recipe ( Thick Spiced Flat-Bread Recipe ) is soft flaky bread which is seasoned with cardamom and also sweet on the palate. It is usually cooked in a tandoor which helps to give a charred and smoky flavour to the bread.
The bread was originally from Old Dhaka which is a part of Bangladesh. But since the technique and the cooking method got influenced by various states, the technique of making Bakharani Roti spread over to Awadhi Cuisine as well.
Bhatura is a traditional North Indian Punjabi classic bread savored with Chola Masala - together called as "Chola Bhatura". The Bhatura is a spongy deep fried bread is made my combining flour along with yogurt and yeast that is made to ferment so that it gets that little sour taste from the yogurt which gives that classic favor and yet the softness. The addition of nigella seeds, fennel seeds or ajwain seeds enhances the flavor of this delicious Bhatura.
Yeast is not traditionally added ...
Litti is a snack food found in India's Bihar and Nepalese state of Madhesh. It consists of wheat and sattu combined along with spiced and stuffed into maida balls and deep fried in ghee or baked in the oven.
Although Litti very often confused with Baati from Rajasthan, it is a completely different dish in terms of taste, texture and preparation. It may be eaten with yogurt, baigan bharta, alu bharta, and papad. The litti are traditionally baked over a cow-dung fire, but you can either deep ...
Radhaballabhi is a famous Bengali Recipe commonly prepared for Breakfast. Radhaballabhi is usually prepared with urad dal and spices for festive occasion like Krishna Janmashtami. It is a slightly sweeter poori in taste than kachoris. When I was searching for some crispy breakfast, I stumbled upon this stuffed puris. Prepare this Radhaballabhi and pair it with Aloo Dum for a fulfilling breakfast.
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Upvaas Thalipeeth is a typical Maharashtrian pancake usually made during religious fasts. Flours of Barnyard millet (Sama, Bhagar), Amaranth (Rajgira), Sago (Sabudana), Singada (water chestnut) are mixed with grated potato and a few spices to make this delicious Thalipeeth. You can make this ahead of time and stock it in the refrigerator. This flavourful Upvaas Thalipeeth makes for a wholesome breakfast or meal not only for fasts but also on regular, non-fasting days.
Serve Upvaas Thalipeeth along ...