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Dibba-Rotti-Minapa Rotti

Dibba Rotti-Andhra Special

Dibba Rotti is a very popular Andhra dish prepared with urad dal and idli rava. It can be served for breakfast or dinner or can be had as a snack.

Course Breakfast, Dinner, Snack
Cuisine Andhra Pradesh
Prep Time 5 hours 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 5 hours 30 minutes


Ingredients needed

  • 1/2 cup Urad dal
  • 1 1/4 cup Rice Rava
  • Salt needed

For Grinding

  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds

For Making dibba rotti

  • 4 tbsp Oil



  1. Wash and soak urad dal for 6 hours.

  2. Soak rice rava for 6 hours.

  3. Grind urad dal to a smooth batter adding little water.

  4. Add the rice rava to the urad dal batter after squeezing out the water.

  5. Add salt and mix well. Let it ferment for 5 hours.


  1. Grind ginger, green chillies and cumin seed coarsely and mix it with the batter. You can make even plain dibba rotti without ginger, green chillies.

  2. Heat 4 tbsp of oil in a kadai. When the oil is hot, reduce the heat to low and add a bowlful of batter.

  3. Cook covered on low heat for 10 minutes.

  4. Once it starts leaving the sides of the kadai, flip it over to the other side.

  5. Cook for another 8-10 minutes.

  6. Once done, remove from pan. Cut it into wedges and serve hot with any chutney or sambar.

Recipe Video