Roti is a general name used for Indian Bread. But the other words used in Indian languages,
kulcha are also different varieties breads.
Each name refers to a different kind. Poli is sweet, chapati and paratha is made with whole wheat flour, naan is a north Indian roti made with plain flour, poori and bhatura are deep fried etc.
A variety of grains is used to make different kinds of rotis. Whole wheat flour is used more commonly which is healthier because of the fiber content in it. Jowar flour, rice flour , maize flour, millet flour are used to make 'Bhakari' in different regions.
These flours are used individually or a mixture of these flours is used. The mixing of flours adds to the
taste, color, texture of that particular roti.
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The everyday roti is generally chapati or Phulka. If you are watching your fat intake, phulka will be better for you.
Deliciously deep fried Poori is made and should be consumed occasionally. It can be a part of any meal, breakfast, lunch, dinner or a snack. It is also good to take when you go for a picnic.
You will find here recipes for a variety of Plain poori, Spinach poori, Spicy Masala Poori
Plain Poori goes well with Potato subji or with sagu. You can also have Poori with any curry or chutney or pickle.
is another fry bread that is a popular Punjabi dish. It is eaten with
Aloo roti Potato flat bread is a quicker version of stuffed aloo paratha. Serve for breakfast, lunch or dinner or as a snack. It is easy to prepare.
Aloo roti dough remains good in the fridge for 2-3 days. Make rotis as and when you want.
Serve Aloo roties with pickle, curry, plain yogurt. Or as one dish meal too.
Poori is Indian fry bread, popular all over India. Poori is made with whole wheat flour or with plain flour/maida.
Served with potato subji or chutney and pickle.
Serve for breakfast, lunch, dinner.
Potato stuffed whole wheat flour flat bread, a north Indian recipe.
Indian Flat Bread with fenugreek leaves and whole wheat flour.
Indian Flat Bread - made with whole wheat flour.
Most Indian households make this chapati everyday.
This Indian no fat / low fat bread is made with Whole wheat flour. Served hot for lunch or dinner.
Punjabi roti with maida (plain flour). North Indian flat bread cooked generally in a tandoor oven, a clay oven.
A variety of North Indian Fry Bread served with Chole - Chana Masala (chickpea curry)
- Spinach and whole wheat flour flat bread
Alu puri is a Indian breakfast recipe.
You may also serve it as a snack or take it for picnic. Indian snack recipe.
Methi poori/puri is Indian
breakfast or snack recipe. Dough keeps well in the fridge for 3-4 days. Make methipuri when you want.
You may also serve it as a snack or take it for
Methi Aloo Paratha - Fenugreek leaves, potato and whole wheat flat bread
Palak Poori - Spinach poori - Indian spinach fried bread
Masala poori - Spicy Fry Bread
Paratha - North Indian Rich Flat Bread
Palak Paratha - Spinach leaves and Whole wheat flour flat bread.
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What kinds of flours are used in indian roti - breads? - wheat flour, millet flour, rice flour etc.
Accompaniments of Indian breads
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