How to Make Soft and Nutritious Quinoa Roti At Home
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Quinoa sounds like a very expensive, but it is actually affordable. Quinoa is popular for its numerous health benefits. Many health-conscious individuals are slowly shifting from wheat roti to quinoa. It is a great dietary supplement since it contains a lot of protein, iron, vitamins, and minerals. Quinoa is completely gluten-free. Hence, this is an excellent choice for those who are sensitive to that protein. Quinoa can help you improve digestion and give you energy all day.

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Quinoa roti also called quinoa chapati. This is an easy-to-make, wholesome, and basic meal that you can make at home. This wonderful way to add quinoa to regular meals is this gluten-free take on the classic whole wheat chapati. Quinoa roti is a satisfying dish that needs little preparation time and ingredients and is loaded with vital nutrients. This is how to make the softest quinoa roti that you can make at home. 

How to Prepare the Softest Quinoa Roti at Home

Prepare Quinoa Flour

To prepare the softest quinoa roti, start by making quinoa flour. Dry roast the quinoa on low flame for about 10 minutes. Roasting removes moisture and enhances the grinding process. Once roasted, let it cool to room temperature. Then, grind it to a smooth consistency using a blender or grinder. Store the flour in an airtight container for up to 2-3 weeks.

Ingredients For Six Quinoa Rotis You Need

  • 1.5 cups quinoa flour
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Water (for kneading)
  • Rice flour (for dusting)

Mixing The Dough

In a mixing bowl, combine quinoa flour, salt, and oil. Gradually add water while mixing to form a soft dough. Be cautious not to add too much water at once. The dough should be soft but not too sticky. Kneading the dough properly is crucial for making soft rotis. Let the dough rest for 10-15 minutes.

Dividing And Rolling The Dough

Divide the dough into six equal parts. Dust the rolling surface with rice flour to prevent sticking. Roll each dough ball into a 5-6 inch diameter circle. Ensure the thickness is even to cook the roti uniformly.

Cooking The Roti

Heat a griddle on medium flame. Place the rolled dough on the griddle. After a few seconds, flip it to the other side. Cook until both sides are golden brown. Press gently with a cloth or spatula to ensure it puffs up. Repeat the process for the remaining dough balls.

Serving The Roti

Serve the soft quinoa rotis with any curry or vegetable dish. For added flavour, apply ghee or clarified butter before serving.

Making quinoa roti at home is straightforward and rewarding. With just a few ingredients and simple steps, anyone can enjoy these nutritious and delicious rotis. Incorporating quinoa roti into meals is an excellent way to boost protein intake and enjoy the health benefits of quinoa.