Millets are good for health. Millets can be used to prepare not only rice and variety rices but also it can be used to prepare chapati/roti. Millets can be individually be prepared as roti.
Here I have used most of the millets and prepared chapati from it. I have used wheat flour also to get the elasticity. Wheat can be avoided if preferred but it will tend to break.
The step by step pictorial procedure of the mixed millets chapati is as follows.
- Whole wheat Flour – 1 cup
- Fingermillet/kelveragu/ragi flour – 1/4 cup
- Litlle millet/samai/kutki – 2 tbsp
- Pearl millet/kambu/bajra – 2 tbsp
- Foxtail millet/thinai/kangni – 2 tbsp
- Kodo millet/vargu/kodra – 2 tbsp
- Banyard/Kothiraivali/jhangora – 2 tbsp
- In a mixer grinder, add little millet, pearl millet, foxtail millet, kodo millet and banyard millet.
- Grind it into a fine powder.
- In a mixing bowl, add the powdered mixed millet along with ragi flour.
- Add whole wheat flour to it.
- Mix it well.
- Add required salt to it.
- Add water little by little.
- Knead it into a dough. Let it rest for 15 minutes at-least.
- Pinch a small portion of the dough. Make a ball out of it. Press it gently on a polpat.
- Flatten the dough with a rolling pin.
- Heat a tawa. Place the flattened dough over it.
- Drizzle oil. Wait for the bubbles to appear on one side.
- Flip it and cook well on both the sides.
- Serve hot with any curry.