Ragi roti or ada

Recipe by coolg of doha, QA

good diet for diabtic patients too

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 1 cup ragi powder
    • 1/2 cup drumstick leaves or metthi leaves(u can prepare without this two also)
    • 1 tbsp splitted chanan dal
    • 1 tbsp urud dal
    • 1 medium size onion chopped
    • if u wish any chillies made into pieces to ur taste
    • water to mix
    • salt to taste
    • oil for cooking


    1. First you take a pan heat it put the dalls and chillies saute it till the dal becomes golden brown then add the onion and then add the greens if you use  stop the flame .
    2. In a bowl take the ragi powder add salt mix it then add  the above fried things to this and then sprinkle water add mix it as we do for chappati or rotie . the consistency should be in such a way to flatten the dough ,ie it should not be too loose also.
    3. Make the dough into handfull of balls each.
    4. Then take  a polythene cover apply oil on it with ur hand and then keep the dough ball on it and flatten the ball to around 3mm thick.
    5. Heat the pan or dosa thava add a little oil and take this flattened roti by tuning upside down the cover over your palm and put that into the pan apply oil,
    6. Allow to cook for 30 seconds in medium flame turn it the other side allow to cook as we do for chappathi.
    7. Serve hot with your favourite chuttney
    8. This is good for small children too as it contains lot of iron.
    9. You can keep this next day also


    Shweta Ballal

    Dear Tasnim, Ragi is finger-millet, in English. If you are living in North America, you can avail this mustard looking grain and it's flour in most of the East Indian stores.



    dear friend can u tell me what ragi is ?