- 1/2 cup green mung beans
- 1 cup water
- 2 cups white rice flour
- 1 tsp cumin seeds
- 2 1/2 tsp green chile peppers – finely chopped
- 1/4 tsp asafetida powder
- 2 tbsp fresh cilantro – finely chopped
- 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut – shredded
- 1/4 cup carrots – shredded
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil – divided
- salt to taste
Akki rotti is a breakfast food made from rice flour. It originates from Kanataka, India, but the dish has slowly spread out of the region and is now a favorite feature in many restaurants. It is one of the many different types of Indian breads available and as such fits with many different meals. You can also personalize rotti to suit your tastes by adding various ingredients like cumin, coriander, and sesame seeds to the batter.
Akki rotti is made from rice flour which actually gives it a pretty decent health profile. It is gluten free so you are able to avoid a lot of the negative consequences that can come from consuming gluten, like inflammation, bloatedness, and weight gain. It also contains a significant amount of protein which helps to boost your metabolism as well as repair cellular and tissue damage that can accumulate from living an active lifestyle.
How to make Akki Rotti
Akki rotti literally translates to "rice bread".