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Friday, October 2, 2015

Akki Roti (karnataka Style) - Instant Rice Roti Recipe (With Variations) - Rice Pancakes

Akki Roti is a Popular Karnataka Recipe made with Rice flour  as a main Ingredient. Akki means Rice and Roti means Pancakes of Native kannada. (wikipedia). you can add onions,carrots,cucumber soaked chanadal & sesame seeds to the dough  for extra taste.During avarekalu season,you can add   avarekalu (field beans) to the dough to make avarekalu roti.In my home,my Mom often makes this roti at evening times,after she comes from office.It is  an easy and Instant breakfast/Dinner Recipe.

Akki Roti

 Prep Time : 15  min. 
Cook Time : 3 -4   minutes per roti
Recipe Category:Karnataka  Recipe
serves  :   1 . 


Rice flour - 1 cup.
onions - 2.
Green chillies - 3
cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp.
curry leaves - 1 sprig.
coconut (grated) - 2 tbsp.
coriander leaves - handful.
salt - for taste.

  • Chop the onions,Green chillies, Curry leaves  and Coriander leaves  finely.


  • Take a mixing bowl combine rice flour, chopped onions,cumin seeds,Green chillies, coriander leaves, curry leaves,salt   and Grated coconut.
  •  Mix everything  by adding  water little by little  into soft and spreadable dough.

  • Take a plastic sheet or banana leaf  grease with oil, take big lemon  sized dough and spread  it into a circular disc, in between wet your hands in bowl of water. 

  • Heat the tawa, when it is hot,place the  roti, over the tawa, drizzle some oil.
  • Cook till, both the sides turns little  golden brown colour then remove it from tawa.Serve hot.I wanted  the roti's to be little soft.so i have taken when it turns little brown.if you want it more crisp, cook for few more minutes, till it turns crisp, and more golden.

  • you can add  2 tbsp of  crushed roasted peanuts to the dough for extra taste.
  • Variations :you can add cucumber(grated) to the dough.you can also add any of these veggies like Carrots(finely chopped)/bottle gourd(grated)/ beetroot(grated)/Radish(grated)/ spinach/Methi leaves/ dill leaves/mint leaves/drumstick leaves  to the dough for extra Nutrition.
  • Avarekalu  Roti: For 1 cup of rice flour, you can add 1/4 cup of Cooked  Avarekalu(field beans),and add rest of the ingredients as i mentioned above to make the dough.
  • Spinach Roti : you can blanch the spinach, puree it and mix it with rice flour,then add all other ingredients as i mentioned above to the dough, and cook as usual.
  • Serve with Tomato Thokku,Mango Thokku,Andhra Tomato Pickle, Avarekalu Sagu, or Coconut Chutney.