8 local breads/rotis  you will not find outside Uttarakhand

8 local breads/rotis  you will not find outside Uttarakhand


*Disclaimer: Some of the breads are known by many names. The author has tried his best to eliminate duplicity.

"The roti is a proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy."

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Uttarakhand's Bread Basket: A Culinary Journey Through its Unique Breads

Ras (Mandua ki Roti): A Nutritious Tradition

Mandua ki Roti, made from finger millet flour, is not just a bread but a nutritious journey through tradition.

Chol Roti: A Pancake with a Twist

This pancake-like creation, is as versatile as it is delicious and crafted from whole wheat flour, caraway, and jiggery.

Swala or Sewala: A Pocket of Delight

This stuffed deep-fried bread, adds a playful twist to Uttarakhand's culinary repertoire with its simplicity and innovation.

Roat: A Symphony of Sweetness and Spice

Roat, a Uttarakhand style sweet flatbread, dances on the palate with the subtle symphony of fennel seeds and cardamom.

Seda Roti: Nutty and Wholesome

The dough of this roti is a blend of rice and whole wheat flour, encasing a delightful stuffing of nuts and jaggery, creating a balance of flavors and textures.

Bedu Roti: A Rustic Delight of the mountains

Made from the simplest of ingredients - wheat flour, water, and a pinch of salt - Bedu Roti is a testament to the resourcefulness of the region's cuisine.

Thag Roti: Unraveling the Mystique

Delve into the intrigue of Thag Roti, a lesser-known gem of Uttarakhand's culinary repertoire. The recipe and preparation technique hold secrets that have been cherished by locals for generations.

Lesu: A Unique Fusion of Flavors

Infused with carom seeds, garlic salt, and ghee, Lesu is a fascinating creation that brings together finger millet dough and whole wheat flour for a unique flatbread experience.