Loading Search Bar...
40 mins
Maaki ki Roti (Corn Roti) Recipe

Maaki ki Roti (Corn Roti)

Mamtha Sunil Kumar

Recipe by  

Maaki ki Roti (Corn Roti) in Punjabi stands for Maize and roti is Indian flatbread. These are prevalent during the North Indian winters. Maaki ki Roti is a unleavened bread and the lack of gluten makes it hard to roll out and make it like a traditional roti. If you are an expert in making Corn Tortillas, then you have it easy while making this recipe. I've suggested you add grated radish, but you can use onions or coriander if you prefer.

Cornmeal is a meal (coarse flour) ground from dried maize or American corn. It is a common staple food, and is ground to fine, medium, and coarse consistencies, but not as fine as wheat flour. In the United States, very finely ground cornmeal is also referred to as cornflour. However, the word cornflour denotes cornstarch in the United Kingdom.

      Preparation Time: 10 Minutes

      Cooking Time: 30 Minutes

Ingredients for Maaki ki Roti (Corn Roti)

If you are not familiar with any ingredients, please check our International Cooking Terms page.
If you want to know more about Indian ingredients, check our Indian Spices and our Indian Pulses, Rice and Seeds pages.
US Imperial Measurements  UK Imperial Measurements  Metric Measurements

Currently displaying quantities in US Imperial Measurements
makes 8 - 10 roti:
14 oz
makki ka atta (fine cornmeal)
5 oz
grated radish (or onions or coriander leaves)
hot water


How to Cook Maaki ki Roti (Corn Roti)

  1. Place the cornmeal and grated radish (or onions or coriander leaves) in a bowl and add enough hot water to make a stiff dough. Mix with a wooden spoon until it is cool enough to be kneaded by hand. Knead for a few minutes and add a little more hot water if required.
  2. Divide into 8-10 portions and roll out each one, one at a time, into circles about 6" (15cm) diameter and about one-eighth inch (3mm) thick. Expert cooks will press the dough between their palms. You may find it better to roll the dough between two layers of plastic (like a split Ziplock freezer bag].
  3. Brush a skillet or griddle with peanut oil and cook each roti over a medium heat for a few minutes on each side. Top with a nut of butter and serve hot with Sarson Ka Saag.

For a perfect Punjabi classic meal, serve Maaki ki Roti topped with butter (or ghee), alongside a warm bowl of Sarson Ka Saag and a large glass of buttermilk.
Print Kitchen-Friendly View

Your Rating

Click to rate this recipe 'Hate It'Click to rate this recipe 'Didn't Like It'Click to rate this recipe 'Not Bad'Click to rate this recipe 'Liked It'Click to rate this recipe 'Loved It'
(click a star to select)

Your Review
(Max. 1000 characters) ....  characters left.

 Reviewer Logout
Please help us to provide the recipes you want by rating this recipe for content, clarity, originality or any other criteria that matter to you. Just select the relevant icon and then click...







Thank You... your feedback is important to us.

What To Eat Tonight

155 One-Bowl Dinners
155 One-Bowl Dinners

One Bowl Dinners simply means that you get to cook (and present) your food all from one dish. We have so many easy "one-bowlers" for you.

151 Healthy Recipes
151 Healthy Recipes

Just because it's healthy doesn't mean it needs to be boring and tasteless! Take a look at out healthy recipes for some great ideas.

6 Preserves & Pickles
6 Preserves & Pickles

Jam, jelly, pickle, chutney, dips, sweet and savory preserves, we have them all so that you can easily find exactly what you want.

Other Pasta Recipes

Pasta Salad
Pasta Salad

Whether you take Pasta Salad on a picnic, in your lunchbox, or eat it at home, this is a perfect quick pasta salad - light and lip-smacking.

Lemon Sevai
Lemon Sevai

Lemon Sevai comes from the Tamil word 'Sevai' meaning Rice Vermicelli or rice noodles. This recipe is very easy to make and easy to digest.

Spaghetti a la Carbonara
Spaghetti a la Carbonara

If proof was ever needed that pasta need not be uninteresting, Spaghetti a la Carbonara is it! To me, this dish is the monarch of the pastas.


ALL RIGHTS RESERVED © 2024 NeedARecipe.com
By accessing this site, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. Please read them.