Kodo Ko roti, a quick ragi flour pancake, served as breakfast. A typical pancake made from finger millet locally called Kodo in sikkim, served with different varieties of pickles.
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What is Ragi/Kodo millet?
Ragi/Kodo or finger millet comes under group of millets. Ragi flour, a powdered form of ragi grain.
Millets, a group of cereals which are mostly tiny in size, round in shape. There are about 6,000 varieties of millet throughout the world in different colors. Millets are gluten-free and rich in B vitamins, calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium, and zinc. The bran layers of millets are good sources of B-complex vitamins.
How to make Kodo Ko Roti
Kodo ko roti, simply ragi pancake, is a quick and easy recipe to make. We need just good quality ragi flour. Mix ragi flour, sugar and needed water to a pourable consistency.
Heat a tava, pour a ladle of batter on the hot tava, spread it to make a round pancake. Dot the edges with oil/ghee. Cook on both sides until done. Serve it with a choice of pickle or chutney.
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Kodo Ko Roti | How to make instant ragi flour pancake
- Bowl for mixing the pancake batter
- Tava/Flat pan for making the pancake
- Whisk, spatula and turner
- ½ cup ragi flour/finger millet flour
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- ½-1 cup luke warm water
- ghee/oil for making the roti
- Mix finger millet flour-sugar with lukewarm water and make a thick batter. Take care while adding water, do not add all at once. Add ¼ cup at a time and mix to get a not so thick or thin batter.
- Heat a Tava/frying pan, Pour a ladle full of batter in the center and spread to make a round roti/pancake.
- Dot the edges with ghee, cook thoroughly on both sides over medium heat.
- Remove and serve hot with tomato pickle.
Serve this delicious pancake, hot straight from the pan with chutney of choice. Traditionally in Sikkim it is served with an array pickles . I served it with a simple Tamatar pickle/tomato pickle.
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