Akki Rotti Recipe | traditional Karnataka style Akki rotti

DSC_0023.JPGAkki rotti is one of the popular breakfast item originated from Karnataka.There are 2-3 ways of making akki rotti.It can be done by soaking dosa rice for few hours and then grinding and making a thick batter from it.It can also be done with rice flour.In this post I have given the detailed akki rotti recipe using rice flour.

Ingredients required :
Rice flour - 1 cup
grated cucumber(optional) - 2 tbsp
grated carrot(optional) - 3 tbsp
finely chopped onion - 3 tbsp
finely chopped coriander leaves - 3 tbsp
grated / finely chopped ginger - 1 tsp
cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Salt - 3/4 tsp
refined oil(or butter or ghee) - to shallow fry the rotti

Method:
* In a mixing bowl take all the above mentioned ingredients except oil.
* Mix all the ingredients together and add water little by little to make 
  a dough.
* Take a big lime sized portion of the dough and place it on a butter paper
  or a plantain leaf that is greased with oil.
* Pat the rotti with your fingers (see the photo below) and make a thin rotti.
* Shallow fry the rotti on tawa.You can use little oil or butter or ghee to fry
  the rotti.
* These rottis go well with coconut chutney or any vegetable sagu.

Step by step photos :

1.In a mixing bowl,take 1 cup of rice flour.Akki Rotti.mp4.00_00_08_23.Still001.jpg

2.Next add grated cucumber(2 tbsp) and grated carrot(3 tbsp).Adding cucumber and carrot is optional but it adds to the taste.Optionally you can also add coarsely powdered roasted peanuts to give that extra crunchy taste to rottis.Akki Rotti.mp4.00_00_13_05.Still002Akki Rotti.mp4.00_00_16_12.Still0033.Next add 3 tbsps of finely chopped onion and finely chopped coriander leaves.Akki Rotti.mp4.00_00_19_07.Still004Akki Rotti.mp4.00_00_22_19.Still0054.Also add 1 tsp of finely chopped or grated ginger,3/4th tsp of salt (or as per taste) and a tsp of cumin seeds.Akki Rotti.mp4.00_00_25_23.Still006Akki Rotti.mp4.00_00_32_12.Still007Akki Rotti.mp4.00_00_35_11.Still0085.Mix everything together and then add water little by little to make a soft dough.Akki Rotti.mp4.00_00_49_29.Still010Akki Rotti.mp4.00_01_09_19.Still0116.Take a small portion of the dough and shape it like a ball.Place it on a plantain leaf greased with oil.You can also use butter paper for patting rotti.Akki Rotti.mp4.00_01_37_02.Still013Akki Rotti.mp4.00_01_47_17.Still0147.Try to pat the rotti as thin as possible to make it taste better.Akki Rotti.mp4.00_02_02_21.Still015.jpg8.Place the rotti along with plantain leaf (upside down) on a heated tawa for roasting the rotti. Wait for few seconds before you remove the leaf otherwise the rotti may tear.Akki Rotti.mp4.00_02_09_15.Still016Akki Rotti.mp4.00_02_17_21.Still0179.Roast the rotti well on both sides.Apply little oil or butter or ghee while roasting.And serve the rottis with coconut chutney or vegetable sagu.DSC_0023Happy cooking and enjoy akki rotti 🙂

Click here for complete video recipe : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sN493JETYkk

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