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How To MAKE Bajra Roti Soft at Home for Weight Loss (Youtube video)

If you are on a gluten-free diet and want to add ways to use pearl millet in your weight loss dietary regime, then bajra roti recipe can come in handy. Now you might be wondering how to make bajra roti chapati without flour.How to make soft bajra chapati with whole bajra? 

Bajra benefits health in more ways than one. It is a staple in Rajasthan. If you are on a weight loss diet, then pearl millet is a powerful ingredient to include in your diet.

  • Bajra has functional properties
  • Pearl millet has a low glycemic index 
  • It is a good low GI option for diabetics and weight control
  • The gluten-free pearl millet is rich in dietary fiber.
  • It has a similar lipid content as corn.
  • Bajra is packed with protein and essential amino acids
It is easy to ferment and turn into sprouted bajra atta, which is sweeter, more fiber-rich, and has a better nutritional profile.

There are different ways to enjoy the benefits of pearl millet, which is an ancient grain and also known as superfood. You will find some innovative bajra recipes on the Youtube channel Ravneet Bhalla.

How To Make Bajra Roti at Home for Weight Loss

All you need is bajra/pearl millet and water.

This post is an answer to: how to make millet roti at home, millet roti without flour, how to make millet roti with whole millets.

Let's get started with this easy way to make bajra roti at home!

Begin with rinsing and washing bajra well.

Soak overnight.

Rinse again and discard the water in which the millet had been soaked because there are nutritional inhibitors in that. 

Next, grind to paste with little water. 

Cook the bajra batter on a low flame stirring continuously unless the batter turns into dough.

Cover and keep aside for 30 minutes (minimum).

Now let's start making bajra roti. Roll out a small ball into a chapati using dry flour of choice.

I have used amaranth atta for this purpose as I do not have bajra atta handy at the moment.

Drop the roti on a hot tawa or skillet. Keep flame low. Flip side and cook as you would cook a normal atta chapati.

Turn the flame to high when the bajra chapati is ready to puff. Smear little ghee on the bajra fulka to prevent it from drying. The thirsty pearl millet roti will drink all of the ghee that you put on top of it. 

Enjoy with curry of choice. I paired bajra flatbread with cauliflower potato curry and paneer masala. Yumm!!! Heavenly and it does not feel heavy too. Enjoy this gluten-free chapati.

More Gluten-free roti recipes on the channel


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