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.

Rotimatic - Quality time with Family
Rotimatic – Quality time with Family

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.

The Timing

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.

Enjoy a meal with your partner
Enjoy a meal with your partner

The Mood

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 ;).

The Menu

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!

This October 8th, celebrate Karva Chauth with Rotimatic and flip sides for a fun, romantic change that is sure to leave you both with an intimate story. Traditionally, Karva Chauth is celebrated by married women observing a fast from sunrise to moonrise for the longevity and safety of the husband and as a ritual celebrating matrimonial affection. Why not go a step further and ensure that the woman of your dreams who tackles a million chores on a daily basis, gets a well-deserved break from everything? Cook up a storm, now that you have the brand-new Puri feature on your Rotimatic!
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Detailed Puri Recipe here

If you’re not too confident of your fancy-festive cooking skills, turn to these hassle-free recipes and surprise her with a scrumptious, fulfilling meal as a small symbol of gratitude and appreciation for everything she does. Let Rotimatic do all the heavy-weight lifting as you prepare these super quick recipes and dazzle your lady love with your hidden talent!
These recipes are so easy, quick and healthy, they might just inspire you to enter the kitchen more often and help out with the culinary chores.  For more exciting recipes that are sure to win you brownie points with the wife and children, check out these kid-friendly recipes. With a little help from Rotimatic, cooking, eating and spending time with your loved ones is a lot easier!

Berebere Jackfruit tacos:

Credits: Vegan Richa

We are in love with these super scrumptious wraps that practically cook themselves! Vegan Richa shares one of her favourite go-to recipes that promise to pack a punch with every bite. Her forte lies in vegan, soy-free, gluten-free and even nut free delicious options for Indian cuisine and this recipe is the perfect mix of health, ease and spicy homeliness. The absolutely hassle-free approach makes it easy for you to bring it all together in under 15 minutes and spawn jokes for the next years how the rare occasions on which you cook for the family, you do it perfectly and quickly. You are welcome!

Quick Recipe:

With a little berbere spice blend, transform the humble jackfruit into a delicious full-fledged meal. Shred all the ingredients together by hand or in a processor, add the spices and bake for 35-40 minutes. In the meantime, load flour, water and oil into Rotimatic and choose your settings accordingly. Be generous with the stuffing and do not forget to add a creamy dressing to bring the whole meal together.That is all! No sauté, no caramelising but the recipe definitely adds a kick to shake up the romantic night. For the full recipe and several healthy options, check out the complete recipe on Richa’s blog.
 

Hummus Roti Rolls with Beans, Corn and Avocado:

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Credits: Cook With Manali

Avocado has received some great publicity over the past couple of years but no one could guess it could go with every cuisine so well! In her blog, Manali shares her protein-packed recipe that takes all of ten minutes and is sure to get both your gut and tastebuds on a happy roll. Serve these beauties with some candlelit decor and watch your lady love swoon with joy as she sees you take all this trouble to prepare her a beautiful, healthy meal that did not come straight out of a packet!

Quick Recipe:

First order of business- fill the Rotimatic ingredient containers with flour, water and oil and adjust settings accordingly. While it prepares the hot, fluffy rotis, prepare your filling. With a little sweet corn, avocado and black beans, you have got a Roll that not just satisfies your taste buds, but also leaves you feeling healthy and full. For the full recipe, head to her blog. She has written a detailed Rotimatic review on her blog and for a quick demonstration video, check out her Youtube Channel. For more customer reviews and personal accounts of Rotimatic experience, read testimonials from our customers here.
 

Paneer Jalfrezi (Cheese and Pepper Stir Fry)

Credits: Playful Cooking

Nothing quite says vegetarian Indian food like the humble Paneer right? The cottage cheese makes a stellar comeback as Kankana uses her culinary skills to whip some serious nostalgia. Surprise your wife with this intrinsic part of Indian cuisine and easily become the man who can prepare Ghar ka Khana and take care of work with equal panache. Maa Ke Haath ka khana can be the next feather in your cap!

Quick Recipe:

Load the ingredients into Rotimatic so that as you take care of the Sabzi, it kneads, puffs and dishes out garam, garam rotis without any loss of time. All you need to conjure this slice of magic is fresh Paneer, bell peppers, tomatoes, some easy to find, desi spices and you are good to go! Garnish with finely chopped, fresh cilantro leaves and voila! You are set to wow with your masterchef skills! Say hello to homemade food of your childhood that you prepared from scratch! For the detailed step-by-step recipe and more such gems, check out her blog.
May this Karva Chauth be the beginning of new rituals and the start of everyone cooking more often in the kitchen. Let Rotimatic help you, help out in the kitchen so that the family sits together and eats healthy, homemade food made together!
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A kid’s boundless energy needs to be matched with the right kind of food and nutrition. With Rotimatic, health and convenience are a combo pack and you never have to wonder again what to serve your little one!

Be it breakfast, lunch, dinner, school tiffin or evening snacks, the versatile Rotimatic roti can don a variety of hats to amaze everyone with cool recipes, lip-smacking taste and uncompromising quality.

Choose from a variety of settings to select your roast level and thickness and get ready for the roti to become pizza base, wraps, rolls.

Our clique of Rotimatic owners once again, have blazed the path to prove that Rotimatic is so much more than just roti! It’s about innovative recipes, experimenting with resources and more than anything else, it’s about family.

Read on to find how Rotimatic families have reinvented healthy food with a twist of gumption to keep the children on their toes and excited about the next healthy meal.

Rotimatic Recipes:

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Cheers to Neetu Punjabi and her various takes on the Rotimatic roti. It makes us super happy to see that customers are enjoying the best of the Rotimatic experience.

Tortilla wraps, egg rolls, marghe-roti (margheritta pizza with the roti as base), everything is up for grabs with Rotimatic.

Never again will the children sigh with boredom at the same, old meals and you no longer have to wrack brains to come up interesting, healthy varieties.

Here is a Rotimatic cheat sheet of sorts, sourced from our innovative owners, to help you score points with your child without compromising on health, quality or time!

Cheese and Ham Quesadilla with Rotimatic:

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Quesadilla with Rotimatic? Kudos to Bharti Amarmani for making lunch problems a question of the past.

Kids need a punch of energy before they are off to play and the scrumptious quesadilla is a clever answer to keep them from losing essential nutrients during their game.

Chapati Sandwich with Rotimatic:

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What do you get when you combine healthy chapatis and the flavours of a stuffed sandwich? Happy children and relieved parents!

Take a cue from Shweta Sanjeev who has put an end to snacking woes.

Take three Rotimatic chapatis, stuff the layers with toppings of your choice and cut through them for some aesthetic beauty. That is it!

Rotimatic Pizza:

On my kids popular demand , the *Rotimatic pizza* ? is back again fr today's breakfast !!! ?

 

For all the children’s cravings for pizza, here is finally an answer that will satisfy you both. Replace the base with fresh Rotimatic roti and make it the canvas for your art.

Priyanka Prasad adds a refreshing twist by placing the roti with cheese in the microwave to melt it and then crisping it by tossing it on a tawa.

Even the roti is a brilliant creative feat by combining multigrain wheat flour with the flours of jowl, ragi and oats with a pinch of ajwain and salt. This pizza is a hot plate of nutrients and even keeps the kids asking for more!

https://rotimatic.com/recipe/veggie-spread-pizza/

Kathi Roll with Rotimatic:

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Remember our childhood with the abundance of lip-smacking kathi rolls? They are healthy, tasty, filling and with Rotimatic, they are a matter of minutes!

Shweta Sanjeev once again shows us, dishing out healthy food for the kids are no longer a chore with a little bit of gumption.

Place stuffing in the middle of Rotimatic roti, roll and seal it with aluminium foil and you are set! Easy for the children to munch over a quick tiffin break and packed with energy to last them the day.

Rotimatic Roti and Sabzi:

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For a whiff of nostalgia and feeding children the food of our tiffin breaks, Rotimatic can serve the traditional meal at a fraction of the effort.

Serve with Aloo sabzi (or any sabzi of your choice), curd and salad for a wholesome meal that promotes digestion and healthy carbohydrates.

Whether it is for lunch or dinner or some mid-day craving, keeping the children eager for healthy food has never been this easy.

https://rotimatic.com/recipe/sesame-pearl-millet-roti/

Rotimatic Roti and Aamras:

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Combine healthy roti with the tang of mango puree to get the children up and ready for the day.

With the beta testing program, you can also couple this with pooris for a more indulgent meal.

Hassle free and rich in nutrients and fibre, this one by Alpana Loke Keertikar is a win-win for children and adults alike.

Also, watch this amazing recipe on how to make a Masala Roti Wrap :


 

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In today’s sedentary world, who doesn’t want to have a healthier lifestyle? Eating healthy food definitely tops the list of our goals towards a healthier lifestyle, doesn’t it?

As you wonder if this time your resolve to become healthy will last, we at Rotimatic want to do our bit to help you eat healthy.

Rotis are predominantly consumed in South Asian and specifically Indian Cuisine but these healthy flatbreads are extremely versatile. We do a lot of experiments with rotis, so do other Rotimatic owners.
Combining some ideas from the community, we have churned out three healthy roti recipes to help you stick to your health resolutions.
There is no limit to creativity with food, so go on and add your own zing to these or get inspired by these and try something new.
Here are three roti recipes for a healthy meal:

Roti Fattoush

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This salad, with a roti twist, has almost everything your body needs to maintain its health. It is rich in essential vitamins like Vitamin A and Vitamin C and minerals like manganese and selenium.

The Recipe for Roti Fattoush:

Ingredients

1/2 Lettuce, roughly diced
250g Cherry tomatoes, halved
2 Japanese Cucumber, small diced
Handful of Fresh Coriander
1⁄2 cup Olives, halved
1 tbsp Goat cheese
Handful of Mint leaves

Dressing

3 tbsp Honey
1 tbsp Lemon juice
1 tsp Lemon zest
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp vinegar
1 tsp minced Garlic
Salt, pepper

Instructions
(2- 4 servings)

Step 1: Wash all the vegetables. Dice lettuce, Japanese cucumber and put them in a mixing bowl. Set aside.
Step 2: Half the cherry tomatoes and olives. At the same time, roughly chop the coriander and mint leaves. Put everything into the same mixing bowl.
Step 3: Pre-heat oven to 180 °C. Place 2 rotis on a tray and bake them for 3 to 5 minutes or remove when rotis become crisps.
Step 4: Prepare the dressing by mixing all the ingredients in a separate bowl.
Step 5: To serve, toss the dressing into the salad bowl. Finish by breaking the goat cheese on top and cut the rotis into 1⁄3 to add for some crunch.

Smoked salmon rotis

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This simple but delicious recipe brings out the best in the smoked salmon. Packed with omega 3 fatty acids, smoked salmon rotis will be beneficial for your heart, and for your brain.

The Recipe for Smoked salmon rotis:

Ingredients

100g Smoked salmon
4 tbsp Crème fraîche
1 tsp Lemon zest
1/2 tbsp Lemon juice
1 tbsp small Capers
Fresh dill (garnish)

Instructions

Step 1: Mix crème fraîche with lemon juice and zest In a small mixing bowl. Set aside.

Step 2: To serve, take a fresh roti and add a slice of smoked salmon, drizzle with crème fraîche.

Step 3: Top it with small capers.

Step 4: Garnish with fresh dill. Ready to serve.

Tropical fruit Roti

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This recipe is perfect to cool your mouth after a meal. Rich in vitamins B and C, the tropical fruit roti is a great dessert for the health conscious.

The Recipe for Tropical Fruit roti:

Ingredients

1/2 Cantaloupe fruit
1/2 Dragon fruit
1/2 Papaya
8oz softened Cream cheese
1tbsp Vanilla extract / 1 Vanilla Pod

 Instructions

Step 1: Mix softened cream cheese & vanilla on a mixing bowl.

Step 2: Cut the fruit into small triangles. Set aside.

Step 3: Take a fresh roti. Spread a good layer of vanilla cream cheese, add cut fruits on top and they are ready to be served. Garnish with mint leaves if desired.

Bonus

Watch this amazing recipe of healthy Chat puri that you can make using Rotimatic:

 

Hope these help you maintain your health streak and give you another reason to indulge in fresh and puffed Rotimatic rotis.

If you try these healthy roti recipes or experiment with other variations, do share them with us. Tag us on social media #RotimaticLife

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