Onion Missi Roti

Missi Roti is a traditional Punjabi breakfast Indian bread. It can be prepared by mixing wheat flour and/or gram flour; also it contains onion, methi, palak or grated veggies. It’s usually made in north Indian Punjabi families and served with curd, pickle, dal, mix veg, methi aloo, aloo sabji and many more. It’s depend on you what to add on missi roti and whom with it serve, all depends on your taste and what available at your kitchen. ?

Some Punjabi families made it by adding only onion or some add fresh methi leaves. Some also make it by adding already cooked dal – as I already said “all depends on your taste and what available at your kitchen”.

I am not usually found of missi roti but love to have onion missi roti. So, today’s recipe is “Onion Missi Roti”. Some other kind of missi roti’s recipes I will share in future; till then enjoy this onion Missi Roti or some other kind of parathas like Dal Thepla, Puran Poli.

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Serves 4

Onion Missi Roti

15 minPrep Time

15 minCook Time

30 minTotal Time

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  • Wheat flour (गेहूं का आटा)  -  2 cups
  • Gram flour (बेसन)  -  1 cup
  • Carom seeds (अजवाइन)  -  1 tsp.
  • Asafoetida (हींग)  -  a pinch
  • Green chilli (हरी मिर्च)  -  1-2
  • Onion (प्याज)  -  2-3 medium
  • Fresh coriander (हरा धनिया)  -  few sprigs
  • Water for making dough.
  • Oil or ghee for roasting.
  • Salt to taste.


  1. Finely chop green chilli (हरी मिर्च), onion (प्याज) and fresh coriander (हरा धनिया). Keep aside.
  2. In a bowl mix wheat flour (गेहूं का आटा), gram flour (बेसन), carom seeds (अजवाइन) and asafoetida (हींग).
  3. After that add chopped green chilli (हरी मिर्च), onion (प्याज), fresh coriander (हरा धनिया) and 1 tbsp. oil. Mix well.
  4. And half cup of water and with the help of your hand kneads the dough. If require add more water and make smooth dough.
  5. Cover with kitchen cloth and keep it rest for 10 minutes.
  6. After 10 minutes divide dough into equal parts and make small balls.
  7. Take one ball into your hand and press with your palm. Do it for each ball.
  8. Now with the help of rolling board and pin roll these flat balls.
  9. Heat your tawa, dazzle some oil/ghee put one flat roti and cook for 1 minute.
  10. Turn it and apply oil/ghee. Turn again and apply oil/ghee on other side.
  11. Now cook both sides one by one flipping till its turn little golden brown and sides become little crispy.
  12. Repeat 9-11 steps for all flat roti.
  13. Your onion missi roti ready. Serve hot with curd, pickle, dal or any vegetable dish of your type.

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