Bajra Roti / Bajra Bhakri

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Bajra roti

Bajra Roti / Bajra Bhakri

Bajra roti or bajra bhakri are flat breads made from millet flourBajra also known as pearl millet is very popular in Rajasthan, this humble food has been eaten in India since the pre-historic times. It  is mostly consumed in the form of rotis,especially in the winters.

Preparation time:25 min
Cooking time:35 min
Total Time:1 hr


  • 2-1/2 cups bajra flour/millet flour
  • 1 tsp oil 
  • Water 
  • Salt 
  • Cooking oil


1)Heat or warm the water,add salt and oil than stir and add the bajra flour.

 2)Knead into a smooth dough.Divide the dough into equal portions

3)Roll out each portion into a roti's not very thin,dust the rotis with dry bajra flour to make the rolling easier

4)Cook the rotis on a hot tava (griddle) till both sides have brown spots and done.

5)Apply oil or ghee on one side.You can also fry the bajra rotis like parathas with oil or ghee directly in the tava/frying pan.
6)Serve hot goes well with onion,pickle,chutney or enjoy with any side dishes(Palak Saag).Enjoy!!