Kathiyawadi vagharelo rotlo

This is unique recipe from Gujarat made from cooking leftover bajra bread/rotla with commonly available spices and herbs. Quick to make, Kathiyawadi vagharelo rotlo is a delicacy!


  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander seed powder
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/4 teaspoon hing
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • Salt, as per taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 cup coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon jeera powder / cumin seed powder
  • 2 bajra roti, crushed into pieces by hand
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 3 green chillies, chopped
  • 10 curry leaves
  • 7 Garcli cloves, chopped
  • 1 tomoato, finely chopped
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garlic/lehsun chutney
  • 1 cup dahi / yougrt


  1. Heat oil in a pan.
  2. Splutter cumin seeds, curry leaves and hing.
  3. Add green chillies, garlic cloves, onion and saute till onions are cooked.
  4. Add tomotoes and little water. Cover and cook till tomatoes are cooked.
  5. Add chilli powder, turmeric poweder, jeera powder, and coriander seed powder. Mix well and roast spices.
  6. Add lehsun chutney and mix well.
  7. Reduce flame and add dahi.Mix well continuously.Cook till oil separates.
  8. Add water to adjust consistency. Bring to boil on low flame.
  9. Add rotla pieces. Mix well till spices coat the rotla pieces.
  10. Adjust taste with salt.
  11. Simmer for 2-3 minutes till roti is soft.
  12. Garnish with garam masala and coriander leaves.
  13. Serve vagharelo rotla hot with rice or roti.

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