Nariyal Wali Meethe Roti /Sweet Coconut Roti

Nariyal Wali Meethe Roti /Sweet Coconut Roti

Nariyal Wali Meethi Roti is an Indian flatbread that has nariyal in it as the name indicates. It is mildly sweetened with jaggery that is a healthy alternative to sugar.

Nariyal Wali meethi roti

N for Nariyal, this is my today’s entry for month long mega marathon under theme ‘A to Z Indian flatbreads’ that I’m taking part in. It was difficult for me to find a flatbread starting with letter N (though more difficult letters are yet to come). I kept on thinking and searching, then it came to my mind that I have heard word nachni somewhere. Nachni word is used for ragi flour, so I decided to make nachni roti.

My condition is very funny these days, I keep on mumbling words starting with difficult letters like Q, U – Z all the time in the hope that some word may fit into my theme. This mega marathon has made me crazy.

Anyway, I was still not satisfied with nachni, the reason being that if there is only this word then most, if not all will be participating with nachni flour as the base. Finally another word ‘Nariyal’ came to my mind and I decided to make nariyal wali meethi roti. My father in law is very fond of meethi roti, that way I’ll be able to make him happy as well.

We have a festival Basdiya, that comes just after holi. In that festival we make meethi roti, gulgule and meethe chawal. I used the same recipe of meethi roti and added nariyal to it.

Our Sunday brunch is mostly poori with chole or aloo ki sabzi, but for a change I made this nariyal wali meethi roti. When mom, dad came back from satsang, they were delighted to see their favorite meethi roti with mango pickle. It was a real charm to see the smile on hearing the name of it. I think, I should make it more frequently to make them happy 🙂

A. Achari Poori

B. Bedmi Poori

C. Chana Paratha

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D. Dahi Dhapate

E. Eggplant Parartha

F. Farali Mixed Veg Paratha

G. Gobi Paratha

H. Haryana Special Aloo Bajre Ki Roti

I. Imli Paratha

J. Jaloda Rotti

K. Koki Masala Roti

L. Lehsunia Naan

M. Makai Mooli Paratha

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Nariyal Wali Meethe Roti /Sweet Coconut Roti
Nariyal Wali Meethi Roti is a mildly sweetened Indian flatbread having nariyal and jaggery in it. When had with mango pickle, the contrast of flavors, enhances the taste of this delicious flatbread.
Nariyal Wali meethi roti
Prep Time 10 min
Cook Time 30 min
Servings
Prep Time 10 min
Cook Time 30 min
Servings
Nariyal Wali meethi roti
Instructions
  1. Chop jaggery into small pieces. Add water and heat it till jaggery dissolves in water. Strain it and keep aside.
  2. In a bowl, take whole wheat flour, desiccated coconut, cardamom powder and fennel seeds.
  3. Add 1 tsp ghee and jaggery mixture. Mis it well.
  4. Knead a semi stiff dough using milk.
  5. Divide the dough into 8 parts and roll into balls.
  6. Roll each ball into thick roti. Sprinkle some more coconut over it. Again roll it lightly so that coconut sticks to it. Poke it well with a fork or knife. It makes roti crisp.
  7. Heat a griddle at medium flame. Apply oil on it and transfer roti over it. Reduce the flame. Let it cook on one side. Apply oil on the top and flip side. Cook roti at low heat till well cooked and crisp.
  8. Serve hot or cold. Enjoy it as such or with mango pickle.
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12 thoughts on “Nariyal Wali Meethe Roti /Sweet Coconut Roti

  1. I can relate to that Ritu….I am mumbling ingredients in different languages to try and fit them in various alphabets! Mega BM does make us go nuts!! Love this coconut flatbread…so delicious and flavorful! I have to try this asap!

  2. Hahaha, Ritu. We are all so much alike. I don’t think of anything else except for the recipes once BM starts. By now my family have got used to it. The nariyal wali roti looks fabulous and with jaggery and coconut this must be so flavour full.

  3. Trust me we are all in the same boat, i cant think anything other than mega blogging marathon onces we decide with the theme. Nariyal wali meethe rotis looks simply favourite and prefect to munch anytime of the day.

  4. All in the same boat, Ritu, Though I have made more than half of the parathas well in advance, everyday I get looks from my husband ‘What letter is it for?’. Fantastic version of the coconut flatbread. It is so satisfying if the elders at home appreciate our food, right?

  5. Mega Marathons keep you on the go ! It keeps you active – not only physically but mentally also . Right ?
    The meethi roti looks great and tastes wonderful too . Even I made this bread and we all loved it . Good to see the smiles on your family’s faces .

  6. I am in love with this nariyal roti, Vaishali di also made stuffed one. Both versions are looking amazing and surely tasteful.
    Ritu I think all of Bmers going crazy with this abcd. Before sleeping I keep discussing about which letter to cook next day :)). I have nothing with xyz,

  7. I agree with you Ritu, these Mega BM makes us go crazy 🙂 I love your meethi roti recipe as it also included coconut. I sometimes crave for sweet roti and this would just fit the bill. Having it with pickle sounds good.

  8. So true Ritu, it was fun to crazy to do that. Once your recipes for letting me were sorted it was ok. The roti looks yum and delicious and yes beautiful clicks too.

  9. I am glad I have one bunch of crazy people to keep me company!..lol..its the same story in all our families..I was asked what letter when I serve them something..hehehe…your nariyal roti looks so good and its fantastic you made your folks happy with it.

  10. Yes, for the hard alphabets,we were going crazy looking for choices and the whole month I was mumbling a-z!! I too made a flatbread with nariyal as I did not want to do nachni!

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