Jonna rotte | How to make Jonna rotte

By Tanuja G  |  22nd Nov 2015  |  
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About Jonna rotte Recipe

In Telugu, Jonnalu is jowar and rotte is roti. Rotis form an integral part of Telangana cuisine and also in Northern Karnataka. Rotis made from wheat flour, jowar flour and bajra flour form a staple food along with rice. Since, these rotis are prepared by hand tap rather than using a rolling pin, it is generally thought that it is a difficult process. I totally differ from that opinion. Kneading the flour to the right consistency, tapping it in the proper way and knowing the roasting techniques, makes it very easy to prepare. Many cooks ensure that that perimeter of the rotte is smooth and not broken and uneven. Also, if tapped properly and roasted properly, these rotis would puff like puris. A few basic tips and everyone can master hand tapped jonna rotte or sajja(bajra) rotte. Most of the people in Telangana region have these rottelu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Pickles, chutneys, roasted curries, gravies, mutton dishes, chicken dishes .. everything goes well with these rotis. Also, if one desires, ghee or white butter can be added to rotis while serving. The same technique can be applied to any kind of gluten free flours, like bajra, makkai, ragi etc.

Jonna rotte is delicious and authentic dish. Jonna rotte by Tanuja G is a great option when you want something interesting to eat at home. Restaurant style Jonna rotte is liked by most people . The preparation time of this recipe is few minutes and it takes 10 minutes to cook it properly. Jonna rotte is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region. By the help of this recipe you can definitely know how to make a perfect Jonna rotte. Jonna rotte is an amazing dish which is perfectly appropriate for any occasion. Jonna rotte is delicious as well as healthy dish because it contains large amount of healthy nutrients. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this restaurant style Jonna rotte at your home.

Jonna rotte

Ingredients to make Jonna rotte

  • 2 cups of jowar flour
  • water to knead
  • salt to taste

How to make Jonna rotte

  1. Use warm water to knead the flour. Ensure that the kneaded flour is not thick.
  2. Take a lemon sized kneaded flour and roll it gently between your palms. Ensure that this ball is is soft and has no cracks on it.
  3. Dust a little flour on the rolling board. Place this ball on the board and gently press to make it flat.
  4. Use the tip of the fingers to make it more flat and at the same time ensure it is flattened from all the sides.
  5. Start tapping with your right hand and use your left hand to cover the perimeter. (This ensures that the perimeter has no broken edges.) Dust your fingers, palms, roti as needed. Tap till the desired thickness is achieved.
  6. Usually, the thinner the roti the better. One's expertise lies in how thin their jowar rotis are. However, one needs to be patient if aiming for thin rotis.
  7. Heat a tava. Gently place the rolled roti on the tava. Use a damp cloth and rub it gently on the roti. This ensures that the rotis do not burn.
  8. Usually these rotis do not take a long time to get roasted. Keep an eye on this and once it gets roasted on one side, gently turn it and roast the other side as well.
  9. Serve warm or cold as desired.

Reviews for Jonna rotte (1)

Shiny Singh2 years ago

Sounds good :D Would love to see an image of the same!