Top 20 Dishes you can make with Roti

Top 20 Dishes you can make with Roti

Roti is available in every Indian household. It is a part of a staple diet and is had in at least one meal every day. Who knew that we could make numerous dishes using leftover or fresh chapatis.

Here’s a list of all those dishes that you can prepare using chapatis.

1 Savory Flatbread 

  • Heat a pan and toast the chapatis.
  • Brush it with butter and sprinkle with spices like red chili, coriander, turmeric, cumin powder, and salt to taste.
  • Toast till the chapatis get crisp.
  • Serve with a dip.


2 Masala Roti in Yoghurt Gravy

  • Heat 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil in a saucepan.
  • Add 1/4 teaspoon of mustard seeds and 1/2 teaspoon of cumin seeds.
  • Add a pinch of asafoetida, turmeric, one tablespoon of ginger, green chili paste, and five curry leaves.
  • Sauté for a minute.
  • Add 1 cup of water and salt.
  • When it comes to boil, add 5-6 torn rotis.
  • Cook on a low flame till the water evaporates.
  • Add 1/2 cup yogurt and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.

3 Roti Chiwda

  • Tear five rotis in small pieces.
  • Add water, sugar, salt, and one teaspoon of lemon juice in a bowl and drizzle it over the rotis.
  • Make sure that the mixture is combined well with the rotis.
  • Heat two tablespoons of oil in a pan.
  • Add 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds,1/2 teaspoon of cumin seeds, curry leaves, 1/4 teaspoon turmeric, and a pinch of asafoetida.
  • Add two teaspoons of peanuts and saute till light brown.
  • Add chopped onions and sauté till golden-brown.
  • Add the roti mixture and mix well.
  • Cook for two minutes.

4 Roti Vegetable Stir Fry

  • Cut six rotis into small squares.
  • Fry them with butter till they turn crispy.
  • Heat some oil in a saucepan. Add two chopped onions and sauté till light brown.
  • Add ginger garlic paste, four chopped tomatoes, two tablespoons of pav bhaji masala, and vegetables of your choice like potatoes, beans, peas, cauliflower, etc.
  • Cook and stir them in between till all the vegetables are cooked.
  • Add the fried roti pieces and 100 grams crushed paneer and garam masala.
  • Simmer for a few minutes.
  • Top with shredded cheese.

5 Roti Cutlets with Yogurt Dip

  • Tear four rotis into small pieces and grind them to get a rough mixture.
  • Add one cup boiled and mashed potatoes, 1/4 cup chopped onions, 1/4 cup grated carrots, two tablespoons sooji, two teaspoons of lemon juice, coriander leaves, salt, and chopped green chilies to a bowl along with roti mixture.
  • Mix well and knead like dough. Let it rest for 10 minutes.
  • Make patties with the mixture. Roll them in sooji.
  • Add oil to a skillet on medium heat and add cutlets.
  • Cook them on both sides until they turn crispy.
  • Make a dip with yogurt, salt, and ginger garlic paste.
  • Serve hot.

6 Roti cooked in Tomato-Garlic Gravy

  • Add one teaspoon of oil in a saucepan. Add four cloves of chopped garlic, curry leaves, and 1/2 teaspoon of mustard seeds.
  • Let the seeds splutter.
  • Add two grated tomatoes, two green chilies, 1/4 teaspoon turmeric, one teaspoon coriander powder, salt, and cook till tomatoes are cooked.
  • Add one cup water and four torn rotis into the saucepan.
  • Cook till the water is dried up and garnish with lemon juice and coriander.

7 Roti with Scrambled Eggs

  • Chop one roti into small pieces.
  • Beat one egg and add salt.
  • Add two tablespoons of vegetable oil in a pan.
  • Add one cinnamon stick, curry leaves, 1/4 teaspoon of fennel seeds, two green chilies finely chopped, two chopped onions, and sauté on a low flame.
  • Add one chopped tomato, salt, two teaspoons of red chili powder, 3/4 teaspoon of cumin powder, 1/4 teaspoon of garam masala, and coriander.
  • Saute till the tomatoes are cooked.
  • Add 1/4 cup of coconut milk.
  • Add chopped roti and cook till the roti absorbs the coconut milk. Add the scrambled eggs and coriander leaves and cook for two minutes.
  • Serve hot with raita.

8 Roti Payasam

  • Heat three rotis in a skillet till they turn crisp. Cut them into small squares.
  • Take a cup of chickpeas and cook it in a pressure cooker for three whistles.
  • Add a tablespoon of ghee in a skillet and fry cashews and raisins.
  • In a saucepan, add two cups of coconut milk and 1/2 cup of jaggery.
  • Cook over medium flame until jaggery gets dissolved and you get a thick syrup.
  • Add chickpeas and roti to the pan and cook for three minutes.
  • Add a cup of coconut milk again, 1/2 cup of cardamom powder, and cook for a minute.
  • Add raisins and cashews and stir.
  • Serve warm.

9 Roti Porridge

  • Bake four rotis in the oven till they get crispy.
  • Break them and put in a mixer to get a fine powder.
  • Add the ground roti, two cups of milk, two teaspoons of sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder, and two tablespoons of honey in a bowl and stir well.
  • Cut an apple, a banana, and any other fruits of your choice and add to the porridge.
  • Chill until served.
  • Garnish with dry fruits.

10 Chapati Chips with Yogurt Dip

  • Preheat oven to 190 degrees.
  • Cut the roti in small rectangular pieces.
  • Brush each piece with olive oil and sprinkle some spices like garam masala and red chili powder.
  • Bake for eight minutes till they get crispy.
  • To make the yogurt dip, take two cups of plain yogurt, add 1/2 cup grated onions, 1/2 cup chopped cucumber, two chopped tomatoes, two tablespoons of grated carrots, 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder, 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder, and salt to taste.
  • Serve the chips with the dip.

11 Roti Lasagna

  • Preheat the oven at 190 degrees.
  • Place a roti in the baking tin.
  • Spread a layer of leftover vegetable or shredded meat.
  • Cover with another roti.
  • Spread sauce of any choice like tomato ketchup, mustard choice or barbecue sauce, and another layer of vegetable.
  • Add another roti and a thick layer of mozzarella cheese over it.
  • Repeat the process one more time.
  • Bake and serve warm.

12 Chapati Noodles

  • Cut six chapatis in thin strips.
  • Heat oil in a kadhai and add one largely sliced onions and two chopped green chilies.
  • Add one largely sliced carrots into the kadhai and cook for five minutes till the carrots are half cooked.
  • Add three finely chopped tomatoes and cook till they turn mushy.
  • Add salt, one teaspoon coriander powder, one teaspoon chili powder, one teaspoon garam masala powder, and mix well.
  • Add one tablespoon of soy sauce and mix.
  • Add the pieces of chapati and mix well.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.

13 Roti Rabri

  • Crumble three rotis with your hands.
  • Boil two cups of milk in a saucepan.
  • Let the milk simmer and add crumbled roti.
  • Cook them until the roti soaks the milk, and a thick mixture is formed.
  • Add 1/2 cup of condensed milk and mix well.
  • Cool it until the consistency like rabri is formed.
  • Turn off the flame and add a few drops of vanilla extract.
  • Garnish with pistachios.

14 Chapati Ladoo

  • Tear six chapatis into small pieces and spread them over a baking tray.
  • Preheat the oven at 250 degrees and bake the chapatis for 20 minutes till the chapatis become crispy.
  • Grind the chapati and put in a bowl.
  • Add 1/2 cup grated jaggery and five chopped almonds along with roti in a bowl.
  • Cook the mixture in the microwave for 30 seconds.
  • Pour two tablespoon of ghee in the mixture, sprinkle cardamom powder, and add three tablespoons of milk.
  • Mix well and make small ladoos.

15 Roti Tikki

  • Break four chapatis in small pieces and grind them to make a grainy mixture.
  • Add some vegetables like grated carrots, spinach, capsicum, cabbage, and beans to the mixture.
  • Make sure the vegetables are finely chopped.
  • Add spices according to your taste.
  • Mix all the ingredients and shape them in small cutlets.
  • Shallow fry in little oil.
  • Serve with your favorite dip.

16 Quesadillas

  • Lay the chapati on a clean surface.
  • Add any leftover vegetable or meat over the chapati.
  • Add cheese and chutney of your choice.
  • Fold it in half and cook for ten seconds in the microwave.
  • Cut it into triangles and serve hot.

17 Seyal Phulka

  • Heat one tablespoon oil in a kadhai and add four cloves of chopped garlic.
  • Saute till it changes color. Add curry leaves and mustard seeds.
  • Add two grated tomatoes, two chilies, salt to taste, 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder, and two teaspoon coriander powder.
  • Add one and a half cup of water. As soon as the water starts boiling, tear four rotis into bite-sized pieces.
  • Add coriander leaves and cook it for 2-3 minutes on medium to low flame.
  • Add lemon juice when the rotis have soaked up all the water.
  • Serve hot.

18 Chapati Upma

  • Tear four rotis into bite-sized pieces.
  • Chop one onion, 1/4 capsicum, and two green chilies.
  • In a pan, heat one tablespoon of oil.
  • Add 1/4 teaspoon of cumin seeds and 1/4 teaspoon of mustard seeds.
  • Add green chilies and onion. Saute till golden brown.
  • Add two tablespoon of peanuts and two teaspoons of sesame seeds. Roast till they turn golden brown.
  • Add capsicum and sauté for few minutes.
  • Add the rotis and mix well.
  • Cook in a low flame.
  • Garnish with lemon juice and serve hot.

19 Roti Burrito

  • Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds and onion. Let it caramelize.
  • Add red and yellow bell peppers, season with salt and saute till soft.
  • Add Fresh Tomato ketchup, mix well.
  • Adjust seasoning, your filling is ready.
  • Warm the roti to a moderate temperature.
  • Place filling at centre of roti, roll and wrap in a foil paper.

20 Cheesy Cigar

  • Take a bowl and add grated four cubes of cheese, two tablespoons of grated paneer, 1/4 teaspoon of pepper powder, 1/4 teaspoon of chili flakes, 1/4 teaspoon of tandoori masala, and salt. Mix well.
  • Take one roti and put this mixture over it. Roll it carefully.
  • Seal the edges with cornflour paste.
  • Roll both the edges in sesame seeds.
  • Heat oil in a kadhai and deep fry the cigar until golden brown.
  • Serve hot with green chutney.