Bajra/Pearl Millet Roti

Hey readers,

Today I am sharing a healthy super soft protein rich gluten-free nutrient-based bajra roti, which is also perfect to your weight loss diet. It will be a perfect recipe, to include, who have issues like PCOS or who simply want to have a nutrient based diet.

This super-soft protein-rich gluten-free roti is rich in fiber helps will keep you fuller for a longer time thus helping you in losing weight. This recipe is ideal to carry to your work in your lunch box and perfect to include in your gluten-free meals.

Bajra/Pearl Millet Roti

Bajra millet also known as Pearl millet is rich in minerals, vitamins and proteins. It is a rich source of fiber, gluten-free and also has anti-cancer properties. Rotis prepared from bajra millet keeps you full for longer time thus helps in weight loss. Highly beneficial to include in your gluten free diet.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Breakfast, dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 people
Calories 120 kcal


  • 1 cup Bajra Flour
  • 1 cup Water
  • Salt as required
  • 1 tsp Desi ghee


  • Take 1cup of bajra flour known as pearl millet flour in to a plate.
  • In the same cup take 1cup of water, transfer the water to a sauce pan and add 1tsp to salt or as required to the water.
  • Turn on the heat and allow the water to come to a boil, once the water starts to boil reduce the heat to the lowest and pour the bajra flour to the water.
  • Let it stay like this for about 1.5 or 2 minutes and then turn off the flame.
  • With the back of a wooden spoon, mix this really well
    Once mixed cover it with a lid, leave it for about 10 minutes and let it cool down.
  • Now after 10 minutes transfer it to a plate, and knead it really well to make a soft dough for roti making..
  • Once the dough is soft, divide it in to required equal sized balls. Once divided knead well again each ball to avoid cracks of edges of rotis while rolling the balls.
  • Once kneaded, dust a ball with some flour and start rolling thin.
  • Now heat a cast iron tawa, sprinkle some flour on it to avoid sticking of roti to tawa, then place the rolled out roti on tawa immediately and reduce the flame to low to medium.
  • Once small bubbles start to appear on top of the roti, flip over the roti and almost immediately it will start to puff up.
  • Once cooked both sides, transfer it to a serving plate. For more nutrients absorption have it with 1tsp of desi ghee. Then start repeating this process to rest rolled out rotis then serve it on a plate with some desi ghee.
  • The super soft healthier gluten-free nutrient based bajra roti is ready to serve, enjoy it with any curry or chutney of your choice.
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This super soft gluten-free bajra roti will keep you full for longer time, because of its high fiber, thus helping you in your weight loss journey.

It is preferred to keep rotis in a cotton napkin to stay softer for a longer time so to carry it in lunch box also.

Do try this gluten-free nutrient-dense high fiber healthy bajra rotis and let me know how these turned out. Check out my other millet based different recipes to keep yourselves healthier through these ancient millets.

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