Halwai March 20, 2018


• 2 cups – Maize flour
• 1 fistful plain flour
• 1 tbsp – oil
• salt to taste
• water to knead


  1. Mix maize flour, oil and salt.
  2. Knead into a soft pliable dough by adding a little water at a time.
  3. When the dough is very smooth and soft, make a lump.
  4. Shape into a ball, flatten and pat with palm to make a thin roti.
  5. Use dry plain flour to help or roll with a rolling pin.
  6. Take care to dust with flour and lift and turn to avoid sticking.
  7. Place on a heavy iron or earthen griddle and roast till crisp.
  8. Repeat on both sides. Repeat for all rotis.
  9. Cover and line with napkins to keep warm.
  10. Drizzle with ghee or butter if desired.
  11. Serve hot with sarson ka saag and slice of onion and lime.

Recipe courtesy of Saroj Kering