At Zimplistic, we are working towards making healthy eating easier by enabling users to cook healthy roti with Rotimatic with convenience via technology for their families.
With heartfelt appreciation and encouragement from our users, our motivation enhances three folds.
Despite living in a technology-driven world, a lot of us still depend on the conventional ways of cooking.
We thank our user Naeem Qureshi for his touching message and speaking aloud about the age-old chore of making rotis and recognizing our efforts, as an organization to challenge gender stereotypes and simplify lives.
It is true that for generations, it has been the women of the house who have been performing kitchen duties including roti-making without any complaints.
Roti-making is a time-consuming and tedious task, yet this laborious process is often undermined and not much talked about.
We applaud the women who juggle between home and work and balance it out on every front be it professional or personal.
60,000 homes have already adopted a healthy lifestyle with a healthy choice of Rotimatic.
Our vision, as Zimplistic is to bring about this change in every household by bringing Rotimatic to every kitchen, one family at a time to change the roti making technique for everyone.
With Diwali around the corner, the excitement has just begun! The prep for the festival of light is in the works. You have plenty of special ingredients on your shopping list, a stockpile of sweets at hand and new clothes hanging in your closet, ready to be worn! Yet there’s still so much to do and so little time! We know how the hustle and bustle of this season can catch you off guard but Rotimatic is here to help and we’ll tell you how!
Though enjoyable, cooking for Diwali can be an intimidating annual experience for all party hosts. A feast is expected and only the best food can be served for your friends and family to enjoy. With everyone running extremely busy lives, it’s becoming difficult for people to find time to cook such lavish meals, especially if you live in a nuclear household. But worry not, with Rotimatic, you’ll have an extra kitchen hand! If unexpected guests show up, know that you can whip up a fresh batch of samosas in a jiffy! If you run low on sweets, prepare some fresh puran poli and gujiya effortlessly. It’s so easy to do with Rotimatic and there’s so much to make!
Diwali is all about family and friends. It’s about the conversation, laughter, and bonding. Playing the perfect host can often hinder you from enjoying such experiences with your loved ones. Making rotis on demand over the tawa during your Diwali dinner can be quite a challenge. Don’t keep scrambling back and forth from the kitchen to cater to everyone’s roti whims! With Rotimatic, it only takes 90 seconds to make a roti, and it can make 20 in 1 go! You don’t need to leave your conversation every 5 minutes to ensure everyone is well fed. There will always be enough rotis and minimal wastage.
Cooking is only half of the hard work. Hosting a Diwali party also means plenty of planning, decorating, entertaining and cleaning and with all the colors, food and noise, it is a completely immersive sensory experience. A celebration of this scale can be as exhausting as it is exciting. It could take days or even a week to completely recover from all the exhilarating activities.
Post-Diwali recovery requires time to unwind and relax from all the planning and jarring external stimuli. What better to aid you than Rotimatic? You will be able to spend time at home alone, unfettered by the thoughts of prepping an effortless breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Just press a button and know that your next meal will be taken care off! Click here to know about more such interesting recipes.
For those at a loss on what to gift their loved ones, Rotimatic is an excellent and arguably the best option. Not only will it make Diwali a memorable occasion, but it is a cutting-edge gift that promises health, wealth and happiness!
Rotimatic is designed to last for a long time! However, like any other electronic device, proper usage and maintenance are required to ensure that it functions without any hiccups. Taking care of your Rotimatic is easier than you think and we are here to show you how! We’ve listed three common mistakes that you can easily avoid when using Rotimatic.
Using butter, ghee or liquid milk with your Rotimatic.
The most common mistake when using a Rotimatic is adding melted butter or ghee in your oil container. Butter and ghee are solid in room temperature and will harden and get stuck in your Rotimatic pipes! This stops your Rotimatic from functioning well. Ghee and butter can be added on your rotis after they are cooked! If you are still keen on experimenting with oil, Rotimatic is compatible with most oils/fats that are liquid at room temperature. You can find the list here (http://bit.ly/RMrecommendedoil).
Using milk in your water container will have the same effect on the pipes. Milk may clump and dry in the tubes. Having milk residue will adversely affect roti quality. Using water is the best option for your Rotimatic. If you’d like to have some milk in your rotis, you may add two teaspoons of milk powder into your flour container instead!
Adding chopped vegetables to your Rotimatic flour container.
Similar to the previous point, the flour container needs to have proper ingredients for it to make a roti. Rotimatic requires different settings for different flours due to the variances in the protein and starch content between each brand. This affects the viscosity of the dough ball that Rotimatic will knead. Adding chopped vegetables to your flour container will wet your flour and disrupt the settings. Large chunks of vegetables may also cause flour tunnel blockages!
This does not mean that you can’t be creative or experiment with your rotis! You can play around with your flour and add up to 10% of your flour level of dry, powdered ingredients. For instance, you can throw in powdered spinach or beetroot to your flour mix to make colorful and nutrition packed rotis! Herbs and spices that are dried also contribute well to the taste, texture and look of your rotis.
Not cleaning your Rotimatic properly.
Like a food processor, it’s essential to clean Rotimatic after use! Cleaning is the most crucial part of Rotimatic maintenance. Many issues can be avoided if you clean your Rotimatic thoroughly! For instance, having crumbs in your pans will cause your Rotimatic to stall with issues like folded rotis or undercooked rotis. Not cleaning your dough cup and stirrer will affect the quality of your roti. Cleaning the container slots are also crucial as having protein or sugar residue may lead to bugs and mold!
Rotis are a pivotal and earnest part of an Indian’s heritage, tradition, and of course diet. Prepared with love and finesse, there are times where only mum’s rotis will do. So when something as innovative and revolutionary like the Rotimatic comes along, we can’t blame one’s reluctance to trust a robot with their rotis. Neither would we! But here’s when we’d assure you that the 8 years of heart and soul that’s gone into prototyping and building the Rotimatic were meant to curb those sentiments.
Technological advancements have allowed us to incorporate A.I. and IoT capabilities into an appliance, allowing for unprecedented features like remote troubleshooting and free recipe upgrades sent straight to your Rotimatic. A.I. and IoT capabilities might sound like technical jargon thrown into the mix to give a product more of an oomph, so we asked for a family’s Rotimatic experiences to hear just what they thought of these enhancements – features, or frills?
A Tech Geek’s Rotimatic
“I paid for my Rotimatic in USA early on in 2014 when they were raising funds for it on Kickstarter. I had to wait 2 years till I got my unit, and those 2 years only added to my anticipation. IoT, or the Internet of Things, capabilities are exactly what they sound like; embedding products or appliances with software to exchange data over the Internet. We’ve already been witnessing IoT capabilities in other household appliances – the air-conditioner, for example, but in a product that’s meant to learn through IoT to cook like you, or better than you, I felt like I had to buy it, to believe it.
A smart home was once an expensive and intimidating dream, but A.I. and automation have gone on to not only make our everyday tasks simpler but somehow a little more fun as well. I don’t know when I became the go-to guy for tech help in our family, but I suppose it’s the same as running to my mom for 2 more rotis to go with my dinner. And if my interest and enthusiasm with technological innovation now saves mom a couple of hours a day, then hey, that’s good for all of us!”
– Raj, 27
How much respite has Rotimatic brought to Raj’s mom? We had to ask her herself!
A Busy Mom’s Rotimatic
“I never considered myself a “busy mom” until you put it to words! Yes, I do work most of the day and give tuition lessons in the weekend, so I end up with a 7-day work week. That means preparing rotis early in the morning, and then again right after work. I didn’t have many complaints, you know? We were brought up to believe it’s a duty we’re fulfilling, and if I’m as good a cook as my family says my rotis are, I often find myself preparing and making rotis with a smile on my face.
All of that said, I never knew there was going to be a robot that could help me with rotis. “Automation” and “artificial intelligence” don’t mean much to me, but Raj picked up on it quick and told me there was now something to make my days easier. And true enough, with our Rotimatic, things have gotten very much simpler. Little things like the extra hour in bed, or coming back home to a dinner already prepared – you can’t put a price on that.
– Seema, 53
Seema’s initial distrust at a roti-making robot came with the disbelief at how something so new and current could learn an age-old skill that only gets perfected after years of practice. Besides, how could it possibly taste like mom’s rotis? We ask her mom!
A Perfectionist’s Rotimatic
“I remember my first roti. Couldn’t tell you when that was, but I remember it wasn’t round. It wasn’t puffed, and it may have been slightly burnt. Since then I’ve only gotten better and cooked rotis first on a traditional tawa, and then an electric one. Today, all you have to do is push a button.
Is there a difference to the rotis? Of course. No machine or computer or robot will cook you a roti that tastes like mom’s roti. But if it reminds you mom’s roti at all, then it has to be very good!”
– Surinder, 78
To read more Rotimatic reviews of people in the USA, or indeed from any of the other 11 countries we are currently in, you can head here. You can also get your own Rotimatic right away if you click here! The Rotimatic price in USA stands at $999, with prevailing shipping fees.
Anniversary gifts or random surprises – you don’t need a hallmark occasion to go out of your way for a gift or a surprise, especially for a loved one. Perhaps that’s the belief that has been thrusted upon on us that we’re only meant to dedicate hours in our day to day duties and responsibilities, so quality time with loved ones only comes in second place. Well, that’s what we at Rotimatic are out to change.
Time you’d spend on a tedious process like kneading, mixing, cleaning and the likes is now taken care of by Rotimatic. It may not sound like much time at all – an hour a day – but soon after you’ll get into the hang of that additional hour in a day, those 7 hours in a week, and indeed 30 hours in a month. That’s a lot of time you could spend on rest & recuperation. A spa outing perhaps? Netflix with your favourite people? And how much sweeter would those few hours taste if you spent it with your partner?
Indeed, movies and massages are great avenues to spend a day out with your partner, but today, we want to tell you about the charm and enchantment of spending a day in – with a surprise meal for your partner. Your Rotimatic’s already awaiting your commands, so why not press, to impress?
Planning a surprise meal sounds like the combination of the two – the surprise, and the meal itself, and you’re not wrong! And wouldn’t that be a cherry on the cake if you made the meal yourself which is healthy as well as tasty? But striking the perfect balance between the two requires a few additional touches to truly make it one to remember. We’ll explain.
Your partner needs to be caught off guard, and at the intended time and place you’ve planned the surprise. You’re already thinking of cheeky lies and fake plans you can come up with so your partner leaves with time and space to get your meal prep up and running, but you’ll realize soon that you’ll need the help of friends and family to keep your partner distracted. The key to this is simple – let as few people as possible into your little plan. The more people are involved, the higher the chances of a slip-up.
You’ve dreamt about this – the fairylights, the drapes, the silverware you keep in your shelves for the right moment. Don’t be afraid to get creative with the mood. The perfect dinner relies much on its ambience, so if you feel like you’ll have to set up an intimate corner on the balcony or patio, go for it. And get some flowers for a dinner table centerpiece while you’re it, or a Bryan Adams playlist to really set the tone ;).
So you’ve got your surprise planned, the mood set, and your cutlery laid out – now it’s time for the menu. With your Rotimatic, the possibilities are endless, and near effortless. Don’t hold back – make sure spoil your partner. Starters, mains, and definitely dessert, go for the jugular. Over here, you’ll find heaps of recipes for any course of the meal, any time of day and year, and for any occasion.
A good starter option will be Spelt Biscuits with Creamy Herbed Shrimp Dip. Bite-sized delights with a zesty shrimp-based dip will tantalize your taste buds, and you’re only just getting started. For mains, why not have a go at a Roti Burger? Exactly what it sounds like, only more wholesome and healthier than your typical burger. Go crazy with the number of layers, sauces, and patty choices to both your and your partner’s likings for your own customized delight. We’re not done yet! No meal is complete without the sweet and sensual satisfaction of dessert, and we’re going to point you towards Vanilla Chocolate Teff Roti. Teff, a gluten-free ancient grain is native to Ethiopia, and a great source of protein and fiber. Who said dessert was always going to be a sin?
Choose from hundreds of recipes we’ve got curated for you, but if you’d like to take complete charge and innovate further, make sure you share it with us, along with pictures and videos!
Indeed, therein lies the elegance of Rotimatic; gifting you with time so you have more of it to spend on the people that matter more. And in turn, giving you the opportunities to surprise your partner with a lavish meal – a real Rotimatic surprise.
If you’d like to surprise someone with Rotimatic as a gift, you definitely could. Just head here to order yours today!
Residing in Princeton, New Jersey, one Rotimatic user has seen her roti-making experience swap the rolling pin for just the push of a button. Divya Swami Attri, a visual art educator, an artist, a writer, and a mother, spoke with us about her Rotimatic experience, along with the significance of Rotimatic in USA. Grab a cup of tea and sit back – this one’s a lovely read.
What was your life like before Rotimatic? What was it like growing up and having to make rotis with the family?
Ans: Up until a year ago, making rotis was a long process, a perpetuation of the traditional style of kneading the dough and churning out the round flat disks with a ‘Belan’. (Rolling Pin: somewhat still standing as a symbol of power for the traditional Indian mothers!)
My mother made sure that I was well trained in the art of making rotis and gifted me with a slender handcrafted belan made of walnut wood. From the first move we made out of India to the subsequent changes of countries and houses, the first thing that I would always pack with a sense of urgency was the indispensable “Chakla-Belan”. Everything else could be substituted for or had an alternative, but where could I find a walnut wood belan in the village of Stotfold (our first hometown in the UK)! This worried me and so the chakla-belan duo went on traveling with me, packed and boxed to the 12 houses and 4 countries that we lived in in the last 20 years!
Was a home-cooked meal more of a duty, or a creative outlet back then?
Ans: Home cooked meals have always been an integral part of the Attri lifestyle. Back then doing chores definitely felt like a duty, since one had no choice but to do it. Yet sometimes being a part of elaborate meals preps was fun.
Sometimes my sister and I would take turns to make the meals independently and show our creativity through trying out different cuisines and recipes. Of course, the preparations would sometimes go awry or the recipes fall short in taste. So, we had to face the brunt of one of the sharpest critique, our mom, but it all went along in the spirit of learning and enjoying the food.
Even today, we all live in different parts of the world, but the one common thread of discussion between us is home cooked food! Our WhatsApp group is flooded with pictures of our dinner party spreads, Sunday lunches, healthy breakfast recipes and such. You can imagine when I got the Rotimatic the excitement was palpable to my family, sitting thousands of miles away!
How do you feel about things being different for your daughter, and other children, with a smart and automated kitchen?
Ans: Things have changed drastically for my kids growing up here in US and having the presence of automated devices in the kitchen to work with. Certainly, it has made cooking more gender-neutral. My teenage daughter has taken a back seat from the kitchen these days as my college-going son has taken over the kitchen with a bang! He is learning how to cook these days as he will move into his own apartment soon. Both of them fully realize the benefits of home cooked meals and are gaining independence trying out various things.
My mantra to them is, “Keep it simple but fresh!” I see the delight in my son’s eyes when he whips and tosses the food onto the plate before us and when my daughter’s fancy platter makes it onto her Insta story we know that she is genuinely happy about her newly acquired skills!
How have rotis remained a big part of your household’s diet in the USA?
Ans: As I mentioned before the “Chakla Belan” never left us and moved with every new house and country we move into! My husband travels around the world for work and gets to eat at some of the most exotic and exorbitant restaurants, but the one thing he looks forward to coming home is freshly cooked Rotis; soft on the edges, crispy in the center with a dollop of ‘Desi Ghee’ pooled in!
It is his comfort food and I find it equally satisfying to serve him hot Rotis fluffed up and served with love. With the launch of Rotimatic in USA, it was a huge relief for me.
How does Rotimatic succeed in reminding you of the taste of home?
Ans: When I first used my Rotimatic I was a bit skeptical, wondering how a smart machine would replace the touch of a human hand and how will my family react to it. But all of my fears dissipated as soon as the warm whiffs of organic and earthy flavors started filling up my kitchen. The fresh smell of cooking dough brought an immediate sense of well being and comfort to me, filling me with thoughts of thankfulness and gratitude! That powerful moment remains etched in my mind as it was then that I understood myself to be one of the few privileged enough to use such a machine.
Have your friends, not of the South Asian diaspora expressed interest in the Rotimatic or at least the idea of a smart and automated kitchen after witnessing your Rotimatic?
Ans: Absolutely! My colleagues at work have often found me talking about the convenience of using Rotimatic and find it very interesting to see how much time and importance home cooked food takes for people of the South Asian diaspora. I had invited a few of my non-Indian colleagues for lunch a few years back and had actually given them a demonstration on how to make a roti. They found it very interesting to see the demo but probably never gave it a try. I guess it’s time to set up a lunch date soon and this time they can probably see the automated version of making a roti!
This one’s trivial! What’s the next kitchen chore you’d like to see automated?
Ans: Any chore that machine takes over is very exciting to me. It brings comfort and time-saving value, in the very busy lifestyle we lead. I think that the dishwashers should become more customized and automated enough to load and unload by itself!
This is the first-hand experience of a user of Rotimatic in USA, where the smart kitchen appliance has changed the lifestyle of many households. We’re inviting more Rotimatic reviews in USA to be featured on our blog here, so if you’d like a chat, get in touch with us!
The Rotimatic price in USA is at $999, and is currently available in the USA, Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia, while we are looking to bring the innovation into more countries in the future. Get yours here today.
Rotimatic has been designed to be an intimate part of our customers’ lives and thankfully, it has been a great success. At Zimplistic, it gives us great pleasure to be able to successfully contribute and enrich the everyday experiences of people around the globe. We are always listening and trying to better the Rotimatic experience and you, our customers have been a huge part of the journey. Here are some Rotimatic reviews as shared by our customers based in the United States of America, Singapore, Canada, and United Kingdom.
From kind appreciation, motivation and critical feedback, our customers have been a central part of the Rotimatic movement. Today, on our blog, instead of us talking about Rotimatic, we turn the spotlight on you – our valued customers! Here are top Rotimatic reviews posted by our customers discussing their individual opinions on Rotimatic. All views/opinions are of the reviewers and are based on their personal experiences.
Rotimatic Reviews from Our Customers
These are the top 5 Rotimatic reviews that we have selected from a repository of feedback and testimonials submitted by our users. We will go through each of these reviews in detail to find out what each of our customers love about their next big thing in the kitchen.
US-based Vikas Sharma Shares His Experiences
The first video is a crisp 3-minute overview of Rotimatic in time lapse that takes you through the step-by-step process of unboxing and setting up the Rotimatic. Vikas Sharma, who hails from the United States of America, uploaded his unboxing video which has been super helpful for curious and interested buyers who can now see for themselves what to expect in the box and how easy it is to make Roti with the click of a button.
The best part is the unedited display of Rotimatic’s hiccup when the first time the flour tunnel got blocked. But as shown in the video, it is super easy to clean and the A.I. built in Rotimatic helps it learn to make better rotis the next time! Watch the video above to find out what Mr. Sharma thinks of his Rotimatic.
A Review from a Singapore Customer
Musings of a Fun-Sized Drama Queen, a good blogger, uses humour to make some very relevant points about Indian culture and expectations from men and women. But Rotimatic has been churning its bit of gender equality – one roti at a time. According to the blogger from Singapore, it has freed up women’s time to pursuetheir jobs, interests, passions and taken away men’s excuse that they do not know how to cook. Now anyone can make rotis with the push of a button!
What she likes about her latest investment is the customization settings. The option of having very little oil in her rotis is a privilege, she says. Plus, she can also adjust the roast and the thickness of the chapatis. Making it perfect for all the members of the family.
Testimonials of a User from California, USA
This review on US-based Sankalp Kohli’s channel explains the functioning of Rotimatic in great detail. You can watch the actual loading, kneading and puffing up of rotis in real time and judge for yourself how quick and hassle free the entire process is.
This is by far the most detailed review of Rotimatic we have seen as it captures everything about the smart kitchen appliance. Mr. Kohli, who lives in California, also talks about the price tag and how he thinks Rotimatic is reasonably priced. We launched Rotimatic all over the United States in America at the end of 2016 and the reception has been phenomenal. It is video reviews like these that gives us all the motivation to work harder and make Rotimatic better than it already is.
Review by Cook with Manali
Food blogger Manali on her blog, Cook with Manali, has written a detailed review of Rotimatic as well as uploaded a fun demonstration video on her YouTube Channel. Check out her blog for FAQs and appreciation for the fully automated device. Originally from India, Manali is now a US citizen and runs her food blog from her Seattle home.
In her blog, she points out the ease of using the machine and cleaning. She has tried rotis and puris with Rotimatic, which has made her life easier than before. A culinary expert, she intends to put Rotimatic on full use as she tries out different recipes. What will come in handy for her is our Facebook Owners group where fellow users share their unique recipes with other customers based in countries like Canada and UK. The group is common for all people who own a Rotimatic.
A Feature from ZEE TV
The last video on this list is a product feature on Zee TV’s Tomorrow’s World, a show that highlights modern innovations that have the power and ability to alter the world. The feature includes a live demonstration and interview with co-founder Pranoti Nagarkar who talks about the journey of Rotimatic and future plans for upgrading the device.
Have a look at the video above to get a glimpse of what all technologies went behind Rotimatic and why it is being named as the most innovative product in its sector. As many of us already know, it is capable of baking rotis in less than 90 seconds, uses very less oil, and improves its baking quality as and when more rotis are prepared. More on the technologies can be found on our website.
Verdict and Conlcusion
Apart from our customers, it has also been featured by different tech publications such as CNET, PCMag, Fortune, Guardian, Yahoo! and Engadget. One thing common in all their opinions is the relevance of owning a technology that bakes and puffs rotis in one minute at a time when rotis and chapatis are a staple food of a lot of people. Our customers have also voiced their experiences in other sites like Amazon and YouTube, which gives us all the more pleasure because we always love to hear new and unique opinions.
At Rotimatic, the consumer’s voice is pivotal to how we take the next step and what are the changes required. These Rotimatic reviews are an important aspect of gaining insight into the life of the customer expectations and experiences. When our users give their first-hand opinions, it gives us enough data from a development perspective. The passionate community of Rotimatic users also discusses their experiments, hacks and tips on the exclusive Rotimatic Owners Facebook Group. We look forward to hearing more from you, your questions, your doubts, and your experiences with Rotimatic.
In the rare case that you have not yet purchased one, we just have one question: what are you waiting for?
What started as a seemingly impossible dream, now is a reality. Today, Rotimatic has reached a mega milestone of 3 million garam garam rotis served, thanks to thousands of amazing owners all over USA!
We are on a mission to rediscover the joy of wholesome, fresh home cooked food, and for us Indians, everything begins with a fresh garam garam roti! Our customers love Rotimatic for a number of reasons:
It’s effortless, anyone can make rotis.. LOAD the containers, choose the settings, press PLAY… PUFF comes a garam garam roti, in under 90 secs!
It’s healthy & hygienic .. they know exactly what ingredients go into making the roti. So no more preservatives, no more doubts about the quality of flour or ingredients.
It brings back the memories .. experience the magic of home-made roti, dal and subzi everyday, just like you did while growing up. Roti making is no longer the dreaded chore
Real Owners. Real Stories #rotimaticlife
Rotimatic has become an essential part of our customers’ lives. Don’t just take our word for it, check out their healthy #rotimaticlife at Rotimatic Owners Facebook group. A community board for Rotimatic owners around the world. Here the owners exchange videos, tips, healthy recipes and hacks with each other to optimise the efficiency of their Rotimatic. Some pair their roti with daal and sabzi, and some play around the versatility of roti. Over the last 8 months Rotimatic has successfully served 3 million garam garam rotis across homes in US and Singapore. It has enabled families to enjoy fresh rotis without having to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. We want to take this occasion to thank each one of you for being an earnest part of the #RotimaticLife and turning this dream into a reality. Here’s to sharing homemade happiness.
Did you catch us at Union Square, San Francisco?
Here’s a snippet of our Rotimatic booth at Spring India Festival, Union Square last Saturday… everyone was amazed to see hot rotis puffing out in 90 seconds. We would also like to say thank you to everyone who came to see Rotimatic in action, your joy and enthusiasm stole the show. Follow our Facebook Page and stay tuned for next Rotimatic event near you.
Our founders, Ms. Pranoti Nagarkar & Mr. Rishi Israni, reveal the inspiration and their journey to build Rotimatic from an idea 8 years ago to 3 million rotis today! Rotimatic has been featured in numerous media outlets over the last year. Some of them are as followed: