Shinghara ki roti/water chestnut flat bread/A fasting diet recipe

Shinghara or chestnut are mostly eaten during navratris fast (a nine day fast)or any fast done by all the Indian. Chestnut have a very unique flavour and are gluten free…A very healthy roti can be made out of it ,with little ingredients….so let’s see the recipe

Shinghara ki roti


1 cup shinghara atta (chestnut flour)

2 potatoes (boiled and peeled)

2 green chili finely chopped

1 1/2 tablespoon shendha namak (rock salt)

2 tablespoon coriander leaves chopped

1 tablespoon ginger grated

1/2 tablespoon black pepper powder (Kali mirch)

Water for kneading the dough

Shinghara ki roti

Method of making shinghara ki roti

Take a bowl, mash the potatoes well

Mix chopped green chili, black pepper powder, shinghara ka aata (chestnut flour) grated ginger, shendha namak (rock salt) and coriander leaves

By adding 2 tablespoon of water start collecting the dough together

Use only little water so that the dough gets collected firmly

Heat the tawa ,make roti by using your hand or a greased sheet .so that it does not break

You can use your rolling pin if …you can manage

Cook it on low heat for the first time on both the sides

Then you can keep the flame on medium heat and cook

Prick little hole in between the rotis .to make them cook evenly from inside

Serve it with salad (only cucumber and tomato for fasting)

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