Missi Roti are savory, nutty-flavored flatbreads made from whole wheat flour, gram flour, and spices. Missi roti is a North Indian dish that is frequently prepared in various homes throughout the North Indian region. I'm sharing a family recipe that I've been cooking for years.
Soft Missi Roti Recipe Perfect For Dinner Curries

Missi Roti Recipe

Missi Roti can be made at home with readily accessible ingredients such as wheat flour, cumin powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, moong dal, garam masala, salt to taste, and refined oil. To cook Missi Roti a genuine manner, replace the refined oil with ghee; according to research, ghee is a far superior alternative to processed refined oil. Ghee aids digestion boosts immunity and moisturizes connective tissues in the human body. Adding ghee to this roti recipe will enhance the flavor and scent of this delightful Indian bread while also increasing its health value. Missi Roti is ideal for lazy Sunday afternoons when you want to eat something delicious without putting in much effort. Although there is no set time to explore the flavors of this Indian bread. If you have some visitors coming over and don't want to make an elaborate meal, you can prepare this and serve it with some butter on top and your choice of Raita, and we're sure they'll love it. Missi Roti is non-messy, making it ideal for packing for lunch and road trips. So, the next time you crave something tasty and filling, try this dish and share it with your family and friends.


Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 15 mins

Total Time: 25 mins

Servings: 7 Roti



  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp. red chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 5 tsp. refined oil
  • 1/4 cup moong dal
  • 1 tablespoon cumin powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 2 cup water
  • salt to taste



Step 1: Wash the moong dal

Missi Roti is a classic North Indian bread that goes well with spicy curries and curd. Here's a simple recipe for this quick and easy roti. To make this unusual Indian bread recipe, heat 1 cup of water in a pot. Remove it from the flame when finished. Cover the pan with a lid after adding the moong dal to the heated water. Leave for 20 minutes. Drain and set aside the water.


Step 2: Combine the flour with the remaining ingredients.

In a large mixing bowl, add the wheat flour, salt, turmeric powder, 1 teaspoon of oil, red chili powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder, and soaked moong dal. To enhance the flavor of the roti, add 1 teaspoon of ghee, making the Missi Roti more rich and flavorful.


Step 3: Make the roti

Mix in the saved water until a dough forms. When the dough is ready, shape it into little balls and roll it into medium-sized rotis/chapatis. Cook the prepared rotis on both sides with a little oil on a tawa heated over medium heat.


Step 4: Enjoy with butter

Serve the freshly cooked Missi Roti with your choice of curry, curd, and pickle, garnished with a dab of white butter. Enjoy this delectable Roti with your loved ones.

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