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avalakki rotti recipe | poha roti recipe | avalakki akki rotti

easy avalakki rotti recipe | poha roti recipe | avalakki akki rotti
Course Breakfast
Cuisine karnataka
Keyword avalakki rotti recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 rotti
Calories 172kcal


  • 1 cup poha / avalakki thin
  • 1 cup rice flour
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • few curry leaves finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped
  • 1 inch ginger finely chopped
  • 2 chilli finely chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp salt
  • hot water for kneading
  • oil for roasting


  • firstly, in a bowl take 1 cup poha and rinse with water.
  • drain off the water and transfer it to the bowl.
  • now add 1 cup rice flour, 1 onion, few curry leaves and 2 tbsp coriander.
  • also add 1 inch ginger, 2 chilli, 1 tsp cumin and ½ tsp salt.
  • squeeze and mix well combining all the ingredients well.
  • now add hot water and start to knead the dough.
  • combine and knead forming a slightly sticky dough.
  • now take a banana leaf and grease it with oil. you can alternatively use butter paper. if the banana leaf is not tender, heat slightly and then grease with oil.
  • take a ball sized dough and tap gently to a thin thickness.
  • make 3 holes, this will help to roast as we can add oil in the centre.
  • now flip over to hot tawa and press gently.
  • after a minute, peel the banana leaf gently.
  • flip over once the base is cooked.
  • now add oil and roast both sides until it turns slightly golden.
  • finally, enjoy avalakki akki rotti with coconut chutney.


Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 297mg | Potassium: 204mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 280IU | Vitamin C: 40mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg