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 a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of Telangana cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Jonna rotte at your home. Jonna rotte by Tanuja G will help you to prepare the perfect Jonna rotte at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs few minute for the preparation and 10 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Jonna rotte.

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 Singh3 years ago

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