How To Make Low Carb Indian Bread/Roti


How To Make Low Carb Indian Bread/Roti

Heyaa Everyone,

Haven’t been able to write since 2 days, busy with helping a few wonderful ladies to lose weight. We have closed entries for IWB Weight Loss Program for this month πŸ™‚ , yayeeeeeee !

Finding Low Carb Indian and vegetarian recipes has been my only goal this week πŸ˜› , call me nuts !

I haven’t tasted wheat, besan, ragi, rice, brown rice for a week, please don’t ask me what I ate, I won’t be able to answer because I don’t know how I managed, lolz ! This weekend I saw my friends eating parantha n I lost it !Aaaargh, I hate them , huh.

So necessity is the mother of all inventions – finally took away the show. This is what I had -Watermelon juice and Low carb rotiΒ  ! Slurpppppppppp !!

How To Make Low Carb Indian Bread/Roti

Let me give you details –

Low Carb Indian Roti (1)

You will need –

  • Besan

  • Wheat

  • Oat Bran

  • Ragi


  • Take besan , wheat, oat bran and raagi in equal proportions and knead dough. I kept quantity of wheat the lowest πŸ˜€ .
  • Now you know what to do πŸ™‚ , self explanatory.

I was hungry so I did 1 more thing ! Shredded cheese and chopped a thin slice of onion. Added salt and red chilli.

Low Carb Indian Roti (2)

Made a stuffed parantha in ghee, yummy πŸ™‚ ! Topped it with a little butter ! Watermelon juice was a much needed relief from Bangalore humidity.

Everyone has a different variation of Low Carb Indian Bread ! Let me know how you make your roti πŸ™‚

P.S – Keeping wheat as 10 grams, nutritional information of this cheesy low carb roti is 181 calories, 21 Net Carbs, 5 Fat, 8 Protein, 8 iron ! Not bad huh πŸ˜€ !

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  1. and the moment i decide to stop wheat, you come up with this yummy receipe!!! will try with jowar or bajra.. πŸ™‚

  2. I soooo feel like starting right away!! Tarun and Ana, you are doing great job gals…love you for such motivation and being an inspiration – Most thanks to Ms. Kanan – a true inspiration.
    I have started exercising after reading her post, ohk a little bit of it. And from 6 chapatis a day, I have come to max 3, that too lesser wheat and more of bran!!
    I will start 5 lits water from tmrw too πŸ™‚ But now, aren’t the cheese and ghee and butter do any harm?
    Plz enlighten me gals πŸ™‚

  3. Hi Tarun…am a silent follower of your blog..but this time i had a query..where did u find oat bran?
    I cound not find it anywhere in Gurgaon.

    • welcome here Radhika πŸ™‚ . But why were you silent πŸ˜€ ?
      Bagry’s oat bran you will get in all supermarkets :), hope that helps πŸ™‚

    • Hey , thanks for your kind words Charu. Sorry, I missed your comment.
      Eating fat does not make us fat at all. Ghee and cheese in moderation does more good and skipping them, you devoid your body of good fats.

  4. Thanks Tarun,I tried to find it in all supermart like Relience and Auchan but could get.
    They understand oat and not bran and give me oats instad of oats bran πŸ™
    I am not silent now :p..but to bring to u notice i am a follower of wiseshe as well as this blog..this blog i have seen growing..Good work Tarun πŸ™‚

  5. Looks yummy, will try it soon.
    I haven’t had roti or white rice in last 10 days, i am on very low carb diet, to get into the ketosis state.


  6. I want to know low carb diet n high protein diet in day to day life how can I manage different variety so I can give to my husband he was diebitc n please guide me some options what I give in break fast n lunch n dinner it will help me

  7. This sounds exciting as I am struggling with my daily meal plan ever since I started low carb diet.. However , can you advise if Ragi , jowar or bajra are good low carb replacements of Wheat ???

  8. Hey Tarun , great blog definitely helped me on what I should be eating. I’m type 1 diabetic , just got diagnosed. I have way too many questions but I’ll ask the one that bugs me the most. I’m 6.1 and eating just one or two rotis doesn’t do me any good whatsoever . But if I eat more then that my carbs intake goes up and so does my blood do I make rotis that are super low in carbs? N if you know other food please do tell πŸ™‚ thanks

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