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Besan Ki Masala Roti  Recipe

Gram flour rotis stuffed with mixed spices.

This recipe is from the book Marwari Vegetarian Cooking.

Preparation Time : 11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 16-20 minutes

Servings : 4

Besan Ki Masala Roti

Main Ingredients

For roti, Gram flour (besan)





Level Of Cooking



  • For roti
  • Gram flour (besan)
    1 cup
  • Whole wheat flour (atta)
    1/2 cup
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Pure ghee
    2 tablespoons
  • For masala filling
  • Cumin powder
    1 1/2 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Green chilli chopped
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Dry mango powder (amchur)
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Pure ghee
    1 1/2 tablespoons


Step 1

Combine all the ingredients for the masala filling in a small bowl. Divide into eight portions and set aside.

Step 2

Combine all the ingredients for roti and knead into a soft dough using water as required. Divide the dough in eight portions and make balls.

Step 3

Roll out each ball into a four inch disc and place one portion of the masala filling on to it.

Step 4

Fold into half and thenagain in half to make a triangle. Roll out again to make a triangular roti.

Step 5

Repeat the same with the remaining portions. Heat a tawa and fry each roti with a little ghee till both sides are golden brown.

Step 6

Apply a little ghee and press it gently between your palms. Serve hot.

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