Khasta Roti
A flaky yet soft roti that’s a perfect accompaniment for any dal or vegetable.
Khasta Roti Recipe by Chef Vaibhav Mahajan

- Indian


- 2

Cooking Time

-15 Min


- Easy

Preparation Time

- 10 Min


  • FOR Roti
  • 1 Cup Whole wheat flour
  • Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Ajwain
  • 1 tsp Ghee
  • Water
  • FOR Dal
  • 1 Cup Cooked Dal
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • 1/2 Cumin Seeds
  • 1-2 Dried Red Chillies
  • Curry Leaves
  • 1/2 Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 Asafoetida


  1. 1

    In a bowl, add 1 cup wheat flour, salt, 1 tsp ajwain, 1 tbsp ghee.
  2. 2

    Rub the ghee into the flour and knead it into soft dough using little water.
  3. 3

    Dust some flour on the workstation and roll the dough ball into a round roti.
  4. 4

    Prick the roti with a fork and cook it on a hot pan.
  5. 5

    Apply some oil on the roti.
  6. 6

    Boil a cup of cooked dal in a bowl.
  7. 7

    In another pan, add 1 tbsp oil, 1 tsp cumin seeds, 2-3 red chillies, 5-6 curry leaves, ½ tsp turmeric powder, ½ tsp asafoetida.
  8. 8

    Tempering is ready, pour it over the dal.

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Vaibhav Mahajan


>Chef Vaibhav Mahajan was a top guy for luxury banqueting when his love for creativity and resource management drew him to his current passion�food styling and culinary concepts. Curious and experimentative, he�s now a visiting faculty at two professional schools of photography, and loves to groom budding talent.

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