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Hey Guys,

I hope you are doing well. As the title suggests I need some advice on roti makers. As per all the reviews online, some say they work some say they don’t. Has anyone personally used a roti maker? If yes please help me with your feedback.

Have a Nice Day!

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Hiiiiiii. Hey, I have had very bad experience with Roti makers. Rotis were like burnt crackers. Actually I won that roti maker via a contest, which happened at a local mall.
These days I trust my trusted Tawa and roti airer( just made this word up. The instrument is made of loosely spaced iron mesh. You first bake rotis on tawa. Then you place them on mesh. Then you show the roti carrying mesh to open flame. Rotis become fluffier. 🙂🙂🙂). I have learnt to make pre bake a roti while making rotis fluffy. So, that’s the tip I want to give to you. 🙏🙏

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Dont go for any automations in cooking atleast smile Roti makers failed.. Dony go for them

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It will be better if u know making sabji, it does not mattter if ur roti is circle, square, rectangular, triangle or any shape, just take an ex of nan n kulcha which we often order from restaurant they r not in any fixed shape, what u actually give more imporant is that whether khadai paneer is tasty or not.

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bankipad wrote:

It will be better if u know making sabji, it does not mattter if ur roti is circle, square, rectangular, triangle or any shape, just take an ex of nan n kulcha which we often order from restaurant they r not in any fixed shape, what u actually give more imporant is that whether khadai paneer is tasty or not.

Shape doesn’t, matters but it should be cooked perfectly.

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As daya said roti makers can never touch the feeling that we get from hade made rotis. Haatho se pyaar se bani roti roti maker se zyada acchi hoti hain.

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prajapativalay1999242 wrote:

As daya said roti makers can never touch the feeling that we get from hade made rotis. Haatho se pyaar se bani roti roti maker se zyada acchi hoti hain.

Hai Maa mata ji pray joy
Tmkoc❤️

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popeyethedimer wrote:

Shape doesn’t, matters but it should be cooked perfectly.

I think op is asking abt roti maker and most of people like him find it’s difficult to give roti in circular shape and i do not think cooking roti perfectly is not a big issue here for anyone

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bikidas2060 wrote:
I have learnt to make pre bake a roti while making rotis fluffy.

Pre-bake is the crucial thing for making them fluffier.

And as a matter of fact, one should not pre-bake the same repeatedly.

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I have purchased Prestige roti maker 3.0 in this lockdown, On first 2-3 days our experience was bad as roti were like papad but after some days of using, we got to know the product and dough method, Now roti’s are pluffed same like shown in prestige advertisement video. Just roti’s are little chewy than tawa roti’s but it’s serving our purpose in this pandemic!

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My friend had an electric roti maker. She advises never to use one. Its lying in some corner of her house. She said she has tried all the tips and tricks from the internet and youtube, but she never managed to get well cooked rotis like they advertise.

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rotimatic rotimaker is best ..
Used it for a year 2019
1.don’t expect it to make rotis as made with hand.
2. It’s good when rotis are warm…once it cools down you won’t like the taste and all
3. It is bit slow in making roti..will take a min or 2 for each roti
4. Simple refill process .
5. Cleaning is simple .

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prajapativalay1999242 wrote:

As daya said roti makers can never touch the feeling that we get from hade made rotis. Haatho se pyaar se bani roti roti maker se zyada acchi hoti hain.

Pyar dene ke liye, kishi ko mehenat bhi dena parti hey.
Apne roti apne banao to thik hey.

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Thanks, Everyone for all your advice. While making round rotis is not the issue but my rotis get crispy or chewy. So I thought roti maker would be an option to try out. I guess not, will have to practices then. smile

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Akansha_B wrote:

Thanks, Everyone for all your advice. While making round rotis is not the issue but my rotis get crispy or chewy. So I thought roti maker would be an option to try out. I guess not, will have to practices then. smile

During the Lockdown 1.0 last year, I had to do cooking myself and I realized cooking veg/non-veg curry, rice and dal is far way too easier and can be learnt and mastered within 1-2 weeks or so, but making roti is a living nightmare… the amount of time, precision and patience it needs to make is way too overwhelming; even after consistently trying out for 3-4 weeks I could hardly get to some edible form of roti laughing

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Akansha_B wrote:

Thanks, Everyone for all your advice. While making round rotis is not the issue but my rotis get crispy or chewy. So I thought roti maker would be an option to try out. I guess not, will have to practices then. smile

Reduce the flame to med while baking. Regularly toss the roti, while rotating the sides. Don’t over cook. And just show them to open flame and see the magic. Actual magic happens while making the dough. If you make good dough, your rotis will be amazing. 🙂🙂 Pro tip: Don’t make your dough too hard/soft. Leave for 5-10 mins before making small balls of dough to make rotis. 🙂

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From this https://cdn0.desidime.com/attachments/photos/690180/medium/7706482chapati-roll.gif?1623326864
To
https://cdn0.desidime.com/attachments/photos/690181/medium/7706482megastar-roti-making-chiranjeevi.gif?1623326879

Haven’t tried yet luckily 😄😄 or it’s my bad 😳

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Sorry for being apne mooh miyan mithu… but I cook perfect circle chapties & super stuffed parathans.
My wife and kids love them very much smile

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Roti maker to mai uthaappa , thepala banane ke liye use krta hu abb joy aajtak ek time pr bhi aacha roti nahi ban paya roti maker se … 7th class se apne hathon se hi ekdm best roti , bhakari banata hu 🍝🍲

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Akansha_B wrote:

Hey Folks,

I hope you are doing well. As the title suggests I need some advice on roti makers. As per all the reviews online, some say they work some say they don’t. Has anyone personally used a roti maker? If yes please help me with your feedback.

Have a Nice Day!

If by "roti maker’ you meant the portable “tortilla makers”, then it is a mixed bag.

The industrial grade ones (like the ones I saw 27-28 years back at NDA Khadakwasla or such https://youtube.com/watch?t=0s&v=VIqPyKnfX3k) are often customised units, rather than off-the-shelf products.

Upkeep of those and its throughput are only justified for bulk chapati making business or households.

Slightly portable but still fairly automated machines (footprint of few square feet) would still be (on an average) ₹55000 to ₹100,000 and above.

Unlike desi chapati/phulkas… tortillas do not need to puff.
So those portable (hand cranked) machines are never really much helpful.

If the fineness or coarseness of the flour is ideal and the dough has just the right texture, moisture.
The dough-ball (individual loya) is just the right sized, pressed to the right proportions IN THE FIRST GO (hand cranking of the lever) and heat setting is ideal… then one might even get the phulka/ desi flatbread to puff on its own and get squeezed out as it expands.

Else, it at best serves to simply press the dough in the shape of the small puris or larger phulkas… while the unit is unplugged. [If at all the portable (hand cranked) tortilla makers later not bake it the way one wants, they can at-least “somewhat” help as an alternate to the manual rolling part of the process].

At-least in our circle and households… nobody ever got the perfect knack to use it (portable hand cranked tortilla makers) consistently (for baking chapatis/phulkas).
Even after using it for years.
And yet…. the live demo people almost always showed rather endearing results.
So theoretically, consistent successful repeat use ’ought" to be possible.

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One has to be patient while doing it first few times. Once you get the dough consistency right it turnsout round, soft and swells well.
Trick is dough consistency.

Used it for many years Downside is the rotis are smaller than hand made so a person eating 2 need to have 3 or 2 which are thick like paratha.

If sticking to the tawa rotis then buy the clearline dough maker. Hassle free atta dough without sticking figures while kneeding. The bowl is nonstick so easy to clean than any plastic dough bowl manual or food processor.

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xuseronline wrote:

Sorry for being apne mooh miyan mithu… but I cook perfect circle chapties & super stuffed parathans.
My wife and kids love them very much smile

Ideal Pati, next post me ghar cleanup ka bhi bta dena🤣
Dd se rishte aane start ho jaynge

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gov4tman wrote:

Slightly portable but still fairly automated machines (footprint of few square feet) would still be (on an average) ₹55000 to ₹100,000 and above.

Slight Correction: like @Jai_ suggested https://desidime.com/forums/dost-and-dimes/topics/thoughts-on-roti-maker#post_7705912 the noisy little bugger Rotimatic has been around for a couple of years now, and although it has a small footprint, I see little value in it.
Cannot understand the use of so many acrylic, plastic components.
The life gets impacted with multiple thermal cycles and it has just one year of free service contract in most markets that it sells.
And then people often are at the mercy of the brand marketeers https://amazon.co.uk/gp/customer-reviews/R1EJDCEUGY8N6U?ASIN=B01MZHRP4O as it may not be serviceable by after-market (third party agencies) shops.

Thereby making for a very unviable price to performance ratio.

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Here’s one brilliant idea:



PS: Never tried personally!

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deb3l wrote:

Here’s one brilliant idea:



PS: Never tried personally!

Bogus. Youtube is full of them.
It only looks like a roti (only from outside) but is not a roti.
See the following myth buster video.

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