- Maize or Makka is a very rich source of Phosphorus, Calcium, Potassium, Magnesium, several micro-nutrients
- its regular intake helps improve digestion.
- Rich source of fibre and several minerals.
- Corn is a good source of the antioxidants carotenoids, lutein and zeaxanthin, which promote eye health.
Makki Ki Roti
- 2 cups makki ka atta (cornmeal) – 200 grams
- ½ cup hot water or add as required
- 1 teaspoon ajwain (carom seeds)
- salt as required
- A2 ghee or oil as required for roasting
In a mixing bowl take 2 cups makka atta , 1 teaspoon carom seeds and salt as required. Mix them together with a spoon.
Heat 1 cup water separately in a pan till it comes to a boil. Add this hot water to the flour.
Mix with a spoon. Cover and keep aside till the dough mixture becomes warm.
When the mixture becomes warm and the heat is fine to handle, begin to knead to a smooth yet firm dough. If the dough looks dry, then add some warm water. If the dough looks sticky, then add a few tablespoons of maize flour.
Knead into a smooth yet firm dough. fine cracks will be there. So not to worry. make medium sized balls of the dough. Shape them into a neat ball and flatten them.
Serve hot with Sarso ka saag and white butter/Adya A2 ghee.