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Eggless | Vegan | Jain


1 cup - Roasted Makhanas (Foxnuts)*

¼ cup - Oat Flour*

¼ cup - Chickpea Flour (Besan)*

1 cup - Whole Wheat Flour*

1 teaspoon - Pink Salt

¾ cup - Water

*Makhana (Foxnut) sources: Rajbhog, Nature Vit, Om.

*Whole Wheat Flour sources: 24 Mantra Organic Atta, Pillsbury Chakki Fresh Atta, TWF Organic Indie Wheat Flour

*Chickpea Flour (Besan) sources: Tata Sampann, Pro Nature, 24 Mantra Organic Besan.

Servings: 7-8 Rotis
Prep Time: 10 minutes | Resting Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 minutes

Measurements: 1 cup = 250 ml

  1. Dry roast the makhanas in a pan or oven (at a low temperature of 150° F) for 4 - 5 minutes.

  2. Once the makhanas cool down, combine them with the oat flour (check notes), chickpea flour, whole wheat flour & 1 tsp pink salt in a grinder. Grind until a fine powdered flour is formed.

  3. Take the flour out in a plate or a bowl. Add water little at a time and knead it for 2 minutes. It will turn into a soft & smooth dough. 

  4. Cover the dough in an airtight box or cover the dough with a damp cloth. Let the dough rest for 20 minutes. 

  5. Make 1.5 inch size balls of the dough.

  6. Use a roller (belan) to make rotis, as normally done.

  7. Heat a flat pan or iron tawa on medium heat.

  8. See the video how to make the roti (flat bread).

  9. Serve it hot with any vegetable or dal.

  1. Oat Flour can be easily made at home. Add rolled oats int a blender and blitz for about a minute until you have a fine flour. Rolled Oats Sources: True Elements, Raw Essentials. Rolled oats are better than quick oats as they are less processed.

Makhanas are rich in calcium, potassium & magnesium. The antioxidant properties of makhanas makes them even better for digestion and the entire respiratory system.

Oats are very nutritious. They can lower cholesterol levels & improve blood sugar levels. They are very filling and also assist in weight loss.


Chickpea flour is packed with fiber. It is higher in protein than other flours. It is also rich in vitamins & minerals.


Whole wheat flour is rich in vitamins B-1, B-3 & B-5 along with riboflavin & folate. Fiber is an important part of whole wheat.

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These are only approximate values and have only been uploaded here for your convenience in tracking the food you make & eat. We have not professionally evaluated them.

* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the FDA.

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