Akki Roti / Rice flatbread

With Rashmi

"A very popular breakfast  from Karnataka, South India which is crispy, savoury, gluten free and vegetarian."  Akki Roti is best eaten with fresh coriander chutney and/or yoghurt.


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  • Imperial
  • Metric
  • 200 g Rice Flour (for 5-6 Rotis)
  • 1 Onion Medium
  • 1 Carrot Small
  • 2 Green Chilli
  • 20 g Dill Leaves
  • 20 g Fresh Coriander
  • 6 g Curry Leaves
  • 25 Tapioca Pearls (Optional)
  • 1 tbsp Grated Ginger
  • 2 tbsp Crushed Peanuts
  • 6 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 2 tbsp Ghee ( Optional)
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
Indian GF VE



Nutrition per serving

Step 1

Finely chop onions, fresh coriander, chillies, dill leaves and grated carrots. You can also add grated cucumber, zucchini, beetroot or boiled sweet-corn

Step 2

In a bowl, add some rice flour. If you want to make it more nutritious, replace half the quantity of rice flour with other millet or multi-grain flour

Step 3

Add cumin seeds. You can also add some asafoetida / Hing (Optional)

Step 4

Add some tapioca pearls/ sago/ sabudana that has been soaked in water for 1 hour

Step 5

Add some crushed toasted-peanuts for the extra crunch

Step 6

Add adequate quantity of water to start making a dough

Step 7

Mix the ingredients well to form a stiff dough

Step 8

Once the dough is smooth and non-sticky, it is ready

Step 9

Make small dough balls around 40-50g each

Step 10

Grease your palm in oil / ghee. Place the ball on a baking paper, and flatten the dough to form a flatbread / roti

Step 11

Make tiny holes in the flatbread / roti, it helps roti to cook evenly

Step 12

Heat the pan with some oil, gently transfer the flatbread / roti, and carefully peel off the baking paper

Step 13

Let the roti crisp up. Add some ghee for the extra nutty- flavour. You can also use any vegetable oil

Step 14

Cook well on both sides until it turns golden brown

Step 15

Serve them hot with some peanut chutney powder, fresh coconut chutney or just plain yogurt

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Did You Know?

Rice flour is gluten free, low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium and contains the same amount of calories as wheat

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