Aayi's Jowar/Jolad Roti (Gluten Free Indian Flat Bread)

Total Time
15 mins
25 mins

Gluten free but not corn free. This is an unleavened Indian flatbread which is made from Jowar, Sorghum here. The flour is gluten-free and so making these rotis (chapattis) is not as easy as making whole wheat rotis/chapattis. Despite not containing gluten, these are quite soft and have a somewhat nutty flavor. Traditionally, eaten for lunch or dinner with a dollop of unsalted home-made butter and garlic chutney, these rotis can be served with any vegetable curry. Recipe originally from http://www.aayisrecipes.com

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  1. Heat water and add salt.
  2. When it starts boiling, add the flour and mix continuously till all the water is absorbed. Take off the heat.
  3. When it is still hot, knead the dough on a flat board.
  4. Spread using the rolling pin (For rolling, apply dry flour as much as needed. If the roti breaks, make it into a ball again, apply some more flour and roll).
  5. Fry on the heated tava (griddle made from cast iron, I use a cast iron frying pan).
  6. Serve hot.