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Vaghareli rotli is creamy, delicious snack made using leftover roti, spices and yogurt. Makes a wonderful snack or a light meal.
4.88 from 8 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Light Meal, Snack
Cuisine Gujarati
Servings 2 SERVINGS


  • 6-8 rotli, roti
  • 1 cup sour plain yogurt whisked
  • 2-3 cups water
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 4-6 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1-2 green chillis, sliced
  • ¾ -1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • tsp asafetida optional
  • 3 tbsp fresh coriander chopped


  • Put oil in a saucepan and let it get a bit hot over medium heat.
  • In the meantime tear the rotlis into bite size pieces.
  • When the oil is ready, add mustard  and cumin seeds to it.
  • When the mustard seeds crackle, add the chopped garlic. Stir fry till it turns a bit pink. 
  • Add the chilli and ginger paste. Add the turmeric powder and asafetida.
  • Add the rotli pieces. Mix well. Let the rotli pieces cook for a minute or two.
  • Add the salt and water. Mix. Let it come to a gentle boil.
  • Lower the heat and add the whisked yogurt. Mix well. Let the mixture become hot but don't let it boil.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander and serve.


  • Whenever you make roti, rotli, store the leftovers in the freezer. When you have enough, make this easy delicious snack.
  • Can use leftover paratha, tortilla.
  • For a more creamier consistency, use more yogurt.
  • Add water according to how thick or watery you want the vaghareli rotli to be.
Keyword comfort food, easy recipe, leftover food recipe, mum's recipe, roti, rotli, traditional recipe