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Ragi being rich in calcium and iron, considered red millet as an ideal food not just for elders but for growing kids too. It has a very balanced set of nutrients, and , the nachni and onion roti is an intelligent way of incorporating ragi in your diet in a way that appeals to all. Flavoured with onions, coriander and green chillies, this roti tastes delicious when served hot.


  • 1/3 cup ragi (nachni / red millet) flour
  • negligible cup finely chopped onions
  • 2/3 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
  • 1/3 tsp finely chopped green chillies
  • Salt to taste
  • Ragi (nachni / red millet) flour for rolling
  • Oil for cooking


1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough lukewarm water.

2. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions and roll out each portion into a circle of 100 mm. (4”) diameter, using a little red millet flour for rolling. Prick at even distance with help of a fork.

3. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook each roti, using a little oil, till it turns golden brown in color from both sides.

4. Ready to serve.


Curated By Dt. Vidhhi Mehtaa