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Rotimatic Experience

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!

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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.

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!

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.

Divya Attri - A User of Rotimatic in USA
Divya Attri – A User of Rotimatic in USA

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!

Rotimatic Making Rotis in Seconds
Rotimatic Making Rotis in Seconds

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.

This June will mark 10 years of hard work and passion that has gone into Rotimatic. The product itself only entered the market in 2016, sure, but like most success stories, it’s the journey to our destination that has defined us at Zimplistic.

Rotimatic – the automated, A.I. and IoT-enabled flatbread maker does away with the tedious endeavors of measuring, mixing, kneading, flattening, cooking, and then the puffing of a roti. It’s no wonder that this marvel of a kitchen appliance is widely sought after, and 10 years on, we have just signed the Series C round of funding to finish what we’ve started.

Just In Time

Series C is the third round of funding for startups on the basis of excellent performance and potential in its industry, and the $30 million dollar injection will propel Zimplistic and Rotimatic into more markets, and consequently, into more homes.

The funding is led by Credence Partners, South East Asia’s leading private equity fund that specializes in investments in manufacturing, logistics, information-communication technology, mobile devices, services companies, and consumer sectors. They’re joined by EDBI, a premier Asian investor firm that is the investing arm of Singapore’s Economic Development Board. The two powerhouse investors come together as Rotimatic partners at a time when we are rapidly evolving and innovating to make Rotimatic a gadget of the smarter kitchen.

Lost and Founders

Co-founders and Co-CEOs Pranoti Nagarkar and Rishi Israni hatched an idea after sharing their frustrations in the kitchen as a working couple. A wholesome home-cooked meal always felt like a far-fetched dream with most of the hours spent at work and on the commute, leaving very little time and energy to settle down and prepare rotis.

And that’s the thing about rotis, isn’t it? A staple to the Indian subcontinent in the world, well over a million households spend painstaking hours mixing, kneading, flattening, and then cooking rotis – and the perfect puff of a roti remains elusive if they aren’t cooked precisely and expertly.

So two engineers – one with expertise in mechanical, and the other in software, sat down to first conceptualize an integrated solution, before materializing it. 10 years later, Pranoti had this to say:

“We at Zimplistic are gearing up for Rotimatic’s next great leap. This new round of funding will empower us to focus on cutting-edge R&D efforts in an endeavour to have Rotimatic in every kitchen across the world.”

Pranoti and Rishi - Founders of Rotimatic
Pranoti and Rishi – Founders of Rotimatic

Rishi himself couldn’t hide his pride and determination and added:

“Raising series C, for such a futuristic kitchen robotic product signals the coming of age of this invention. With support from our existing investors such as Robert Bosch Venture Capital and NSI Ventures and with new partners such as Credence and EDBI, we are poised to take the kitchen industry by storm. To date, we have more than 30,000 customers who have made more than 15 million flatbreads and are using Rotimatic on a daily basis.”

Moving Forward

The timely Series C funding has presented us with exciting opportunities, but where there are opportunities, there will be expectations. Along with immediate plans to expand and better our customer support experience for a more seamless Rotimatic customer journey, we’re thinking of reaching out to bigger crowds.

To date, you can find the Indian diaspora relying on their Rotimatic in the UK, showing off their Rotimatic in USA, having fun with creative recipes made from their Rotimatic in Canada, reminding people of the taste of home with their Rotimatic in UAE, and even spreading the love of rotis with their Rotimatic in Australia.

In the near future, the Rotimatic’s coming home. We aim to introduce the Rotimatic into the Indian market, a milestone that will get us closer to converting flatbread consumers, amounting to 25% of the world, to Rotimatic users.

The future is well and truly ours to knead. Won’t you join us?

Rotimatic brings families together – first in the kitchen, rediscovering the joy of cooking as a family, and then across borders where the familiar taste of roti promises comfort to one’s day.

Roti, a healthy flatbread made from wholemeal flour, is consumed in over 15 countries and is a staple for many Indian families across the world.  For some, however, it is a way of life.

Rotimatic in UAE – A Way of Life

One Rotimatic owner, Adil, 44, has lived in Abu Dhabi for years. His wife and kids currently live in India where the kids are studying. While he certainly enjoys living in the UAE, he misses his beloved family fondly. And when it comes to meals, it’s just not the same without the camaraderie of a family dinner.

“Meal preparation and rotis were never a problem when my family was here with me,” says Adil, who enjoys making rotis with his wife for every single meal.

Preparing the dough for your rotis is an art form that has stood the test of time. Finding that perfect combination of flour, water and oil comes with practice and instinct, and is often rewarded with a perfect puffed roti that you know has risen well, inside and out. A crisp exterior that complements the warm and tender interior, and every tear of the roti threatens to melt in your mouth. For their family, that perfect roti represented heritage, and home. The rotis fondly remind Adil of mealtimes with his wife and children.

Roti is a daily necessity for me. I cannot survive without it. What else could I eat?”

That’s where the Rotimatic has come in handy for Adil. A fully automated kitchen robot churning out fresh, hot roti gives Adil peace of mind with every home-cooked meal he’s now able to prepare with little to no effort. Launched at the start of 2018 in Dubai and Abu Dhabi (UAE) and other parts of the Middle East, it has changed the way families eat together.

With it, Adil is able to prepare his meals, condensing all the expertise and efforts of roti-making into a mere push of a button. After simply adding water, flour, and oil into respective containers, the machine then does all the work — kneading the perfect ball of dough, flattening it into a disc and then cooking it, packaged with that impeccable puff. And if you’re on your way home from work, or craving seconds from the dinner table, you have the option of activating your Rotimatic with your smartphone, and collect your fresh rotis as they’re ready.

Kids love eating rotis made from Rotimatic in UAE
Kids love eating rotis made from Rotimatic

Eliminating the tedious process of making rotis from scratch has enabled Adil to enjoy fast yet healthy meals every day, each a treat to his lips with the familiarity of home and family.

Adil is just one of an impressive 7.8 million people who are working away from home in the UAE. For the many other men just like him living abroad without their family, the rotis make them feel like they’re right at home with their families.

People in Dubai have Welcomed Rotimatic with Open Arms

For another couple living in Dubai, caring for their 5-month-old baby means having less time to prepare a wholesome meal in the comfort of their kitchen.

Bimal, 36, and his wife Sruthi, 31, used to dine out everyday out of convenience – a costly alternative with no control over the ingredients that go with their orders. With their Rotimatic, they now know exactly what ingredients are going into their food, and can rest assured knowing their meals are fresh, healthy, and cheap.

Furthermore, the machine isn’t just limited to making rotis. Rotimatic’s latest menu updates include puri and pizza bases, and the company has plans to release more types of flatbread options in the future, with the addition of gluten-free flour compatibility just around the corner.

With their own smart roti maker, Bimal and Sruthi now able to enjoy a variety of meals in the comfort of their own home, giving them precious time to spend with their newborn. “We get to spend more quality time with our baby,” expresses Bimal, gleaming with a smile on his face.

The Rotimatic Owners Community on Facebook also serves as a platform for users to innovate and share their own interesting recipes – a creative outlet that encourages families to go beyond with creations like taco salad bowls, kesar milk poli, and vegan pumpkin pie, among many others. Whether you are in Dubai or in the UK, this is a one-stop avenue to discuss different types of Rotimatic recipes.

Rotimatic Owners cook variety of dishes using Rotimatic in UAE
Rotimatic Owners cook variety of dishes using Rotimatic

For more Rotimatic user reviews, you can read them here, or browse our YouTube playlist here.

The Rotimatic 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.

It is not often that a product resonates with people so well that they become a community by themselves. When you buy Rotimatic, you are not just the owner of an intelligent robot in isolation. You are part of a large, welcoming family that is passionate about health, creativity, time and cost-effectiveness.

The Rotimatic Owners Facebook Group is a lively place where owners share their experiences and queries and other owners respond with motivation and solutions. Some of these hacks even surprise us and it is amazing how the Rotimatic fraternity has made Rotimatic a part of its own- spinning off new recipes, experimenting with flour, settings and each member bringing something unique to the table.

Neetu Punjabi’s experience is exactly what we had wished for while creating Rotimatic:

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Parathas, puris, theplas with Rotimatic:

For Rotimatic, the vision has always been to make healthy living easier. It is the world’s first fully automated flat bread making robot and we have just recently rolled out beta upgrades to prepare puris with Rotimatic. But our Rotimatic community is light years ahead of us! Take a look at the Facebook group for proof of their creativity and dexterity. From methi parathas, aloo parathas, masala puris, methi theplas to jowar bhakras– the innovations are endless! The group is hot with out-of-the-box ideas and inspires us in turn, to make the experience even better.

Aloo Roti with Rotimatic:

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We vote brilliant! Kudos to Pradeep Malreddy for creative experimenting!

Methi Thepla with Rotimatic:

We love Grishma Patel and Divya Soni’s knack for ingenious ideas!

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Apart from fascinating recipes, the power of the community to successfully channel their needs and desires into Rotimatic has been eye opening to say the least. While the current settings officially support six variants of wheat flour, but the passionate enthusiasts have figured ways to add more flavour and variety of their parties.

Keeping in mind their special dietary needs, they have themselves experimented and shared recipes for gluten-free brands, too. Rotimatic is an intelligent machine, which means it learns from its previous attempts to better its rotis and smoothen the experience. But our customers are not people who simply push a button and wait for the roti to slide out. They want more, design new ways to get more and it has been truly amazing to witness the zeal and creativity of this community.

Puris with Rotimatic:

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Cheers Man Mohan Garg! The beta puri program looks delicious!

When releasing major features such as enabling ‘puris’ with Rotimatic, we opened applications for a beta program so that users could help us improve. They were aware that it’s still a test phase but the response for the community was overwhelming. We are glad to have a community who is as enthusiastic about Rotimatic’s efficiency as we are. From helping new members set up their Rotimatic, to sharing updates on customer service and how to enjoy Rotimatic to the fullest, the community has been pivotal to the entire user experience of Rotimatic.

Here at Rotimatic, we have been blessed with folks who encourage each other to try new recipes, share tips, hacks and videos to help one another get the best out of their device. For more exciting tips, tricks and hacks for #RotimaticLife that has been tried and tested by our trusty customers, head to the Rotimatic Facebook page.

The Versatile Roti with Rotimatic:

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A big thank you to Rekha Rodrigues Gupta for this fresh meal! Healthy tacos, yum!

This makes us believe more strongly about the revolution that Rotimatic has evidently started. We receive a lot of kind comments showing gratitude and appreciation for inventing Rotimatic. We did invent the machine but it’s this community, these proud owners who truly gave it LIFE!

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Surprise yourself and your family with a gift that changes the way you live! This Diwali, bring home Rotimatic: the world’s first fully automatic robot for making fresh, homemade Rotis. In an era of busy schedules and never ending chores, let Rotimatic take the worry of healthy food off your hands. This joyous season, embark upon a journey that promises balanced, nutritious meals any time of the time, every day.

Health is wealth

What better way to greet Goddess Lakshmi, the Hindu Goddess of Wealth than giving your family the gift of health? Whole wheat Rotimatic Roti is rich in vitamins and soluble fibre, making it light and easy to digest. Generous amounts of micro and macro nutrients in multigrain Rotimatic roti keep your family’s immunity strong and mind sharp.

Gift of time

With Rotimatic, it’s possible to spend more time doing the things you love. Spending time with your family, finishing projects, playing scrabble or plain old laziness, you can finally prioritise your life the way you want to.

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Family get-togethers just got more exciting

Huge get-togethers are no longer a headache. When the extended family and friends come over, sit back, relax, enjoy the conversation and pour that wine. You no longer have to juggle the dual role of being the life of the party and the saviour of everyone’s hunger, cause when it comes to the kitchen, Rotimatic will take over.

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Bring home a little bit of India

Nothing like Ghar ka Khana, but we can at least bring a little bit of Maa ke haath ka khana with Rotimatic Roti. Fresh hot Rotis with whole nutrients and no preservatives or additives just like the simpler days of childhood. Recreate that happiness and share the goodness of health and a balanced diet with your family. Changing countries is complicated enough, thanks to Rotimatic you get to relive your childhood and share it with everyone.

Time to experience 21st Century cooking

Gone are the days of standing for long hours in the kitchen or looking for short cuts in the grocery store. Rotimatic does its magic and churns out a fresh, hot roti in 90 seconds. With a portfolio of 35 patents, Rotimatic is packed with the latest technology and is also an IoT connected device. This means you do not even have to worry about maintenance, it will upgrade itself with the latest software updates and even has remote trouble shooting capabilities. Rotimatic gets smarter with time and we have a whole of amazing additions already lined up! One of the addition being puris, this Diwali enjoy hot and puffed puris with loved ones.

This Diwali make a smart investment

Priced at US$999, Rotimatic is a long term investment in your health, family and time. Each roti thereafter would cost you a mere 5 cents but the returns are huge. Low calories, high energy, fresh ingredients and prepared hygienically with no human intervention, Rotimatic ensures that your family enjoys wholesome meals without any worries. You get to decide everything that goes into your food and be rest assured that there would be no adverse allergies.

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Evolving with time- IoT in the Kitchen

Talk about life time investment, Rotimatic is set to revolutionise the way we cook even more. Once connected to Wi Fi via the Rotimatic app, soon you can make rotis remotely! The Internet of Things has come to the kitchen and promises to make food straight out of a J. J. Abrams movie! Come back from home to the smell of Rotis freshly prepared and waiting for you. No need to hustle early in the morning or come back grumpy at night- just set a schedule for Rotimatic and the smart robot will take care of everything else.

Shake up Your Meals

Rotimatic rotis can double up as a pizza base, quesadilla– let your imagination run wild. Check here for a selection of recipes to help you decide how to revamp your meals. With each meal, you get to enjoy the same goodness of whole wheat, hygienic preparation, freshly served and no additives. With Rotimatic you get a robot that combines the deft efficiency of technology and the human excitement of experimenting with endless possibilities!

Not Just Roti

The goal of Rotimatic is larger than rotis and is poised to conquer all kinds of healthy flatbreads. It is just the beginning and Rotimatic has already served a million rotis to happy customers but we aim to expand the horizon even more. Catering to the diverse palate of Indian cuisine, Rotimatic will soon be able to prepare puris, missi roti, roti with jowar, bajara and even tortillas!

Make this Diwali special with Rotimatic. Order yours today!

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With Rotimatic, we are committed to make healthy eating hassle-free because we realise how tempting it is to ignore health for convenience.

Walking down the aisle of a grocery store, it’s easy to buy into the myth of goodness of homemade food prepared like instant noodles. Ready to eat foods in glossy packages serenade you with its loud beckons of “Tastes like home” or some other catchy tagline. Colourful speech bubbles scream “Healthy!” “Nutritious!” And smiling children with piping hot bowls of the meal stare back at you like it’s Christmas. You flip over the cover and it’s the same old story again- preservatives, trans-fats, Monosodium Glutamate- an ingredients list that sounds more like the labels off beakers in a chemistry laboratory.

Frozen food unhealthy

When did food get so complicated? Today we have a global phenomenon and it is increasing at an exponential rate. Termed as lifestyle diseases, research has proved that our current habits of binging on junk food, instant food and sedentary lifestyle has snowballed into a catastrophic epidemic that has claimed millions of lives. Diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiovascular problems, obesity, arthritis- all these non-communicable diseases today dominate the problems plaguing our lives. And one cannot blame the consumers. Caught between a demanding work schedule and processed food in plastic packets, people have very little choice left in the matter.

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But here at Rotimatic, we strive to change that and give back the power to the people. Maybe the goodness of homemade food can be prepared in a jiffy like instant noodles! Whether it’s finishing that presentation in time for a deadline, watching a match or you are simply too tired, Rotimatic gives you back your time, without compromising on your health. Intrigued? Read on to find out why Rotimatic rotis are the best gift you can give yourself and your family:

You get to decide what goes into your food:

Looking to lose weight? 1 Rotimatic roti contains 70 calories, compared to packaged rotis that contain an astonishing 188 Calories! 1 slice of bread contains 84 cal and 1 Naan from a restaurant contains a jaw dropping 320 calories! Apart from calories, you can always substitute whole wheat for Bajra if you are looking for gluten-free food or switch to multigrain to gain added benefits. Allergic to certain grains? Rotimatic allows you to tailor your meal according to your needs. The options are endless!

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Healthy Skin and Glowing Hair:

Whole wheat Rotimatic rotis are rich in copper, iron, calcium, iodide, zinc, manganese, silicon, arsenic, chlorine, sulphur, potassium, magnesium, calcium and mineral salts. Whole wheat also contains B1, B2, B3, B6 and B9 and Rotimatic roti allows you to reap all the benefits without any preservatives. Therefore you enjoy the complete nutritional benefits of whole grains and results show on your skin and hair.

Healthy Breakfast in a minute:

Breakfast needs to be a perfect balance of energy to kickstart your day, yet not too heavy to make you lethargic.  Rotimatic rotis prepared with the goodness of multigrain are rich in proteins and carbohydrates yet low on calories. These help boost your energy level and increase your blood circulation, keeping you ready to face the challenges of the day. Get some ideas for creating healthy roti recipes here.

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No more Dinner Dilemma:

Breakfast is hailed as the king of meals and often termed as the most important meal of the day. But this often sidelines the importance of dinner that sits in your stomach the entire night and the wrong choice might derail your entire diet plan. Dinner should be light and easily digestible. Rotimatic rotis are rich in fibre and low on calories, making them the perfect meal to end your long day.

Prevent Constipation:

Rotimatic rotis are rich in soluble fibre and easily digestible. They are light and do not put a strain on your gut. A healthy body starts with a healthy digestive system and Rotimatic roti ensures that in a bid to get quick food, you do not miss out on the goodness of its nutrients.

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Great for women’s health:

Globally, 1.62 billion people suffer from anaemia and the largest number of affected individuals are non-pregnant women. To compound this further, a new lifestyle disease has emerged termed as Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome which is caused due to hormonal imbalance. It is very common among women of reproductive age and is a result of poor dietary choices. This is due to spikes in blood sugar, triglycerides- all found heavily in junk food and a sedentary lifestyle. Whole wheat Rotimatic Roti is rich in Iron and has a low Glycemic Index, meaning that it releases sugar slowly in the blood and allows sustained energy levels compared to junk food.

Piping Hot Rotimatic Rotis:

Food is always better hot and fresh. What applies to warm milk and warm lemonade applies to rotis too! Remember the casserole of hot rotis sitting in the middle of the table? Rotimatic recreates the warmth and nostalgia of home. They are round, hot and fluffy. Finished perfectly in 90 seconds, Rotimatic rotis feel good and taste great! Hear it from these Rotimatic Owners:

Choose organic food prepared hygienically to ensure a better day and happier future. Choose Rotimatic to help you lead the life you and your family deserve. Sit back, relax and let the hot, fresh rotis come sliding in.

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It’s no coincidence that both the rise in obesity and the rise of eating outside food have shot up in recent decades. In a system where our food passes through so many hands, there’s little control over what we are feeding our families. Cooking at home is empowering. You can be sure of the exact ingredients that go into your meals. Since outside food has different priorities than your home kitchen (they want to make something irresistibly tasty before considering how healthy it is, most of the time), you can reclaim a pretty significant part of your health by being in control of your food hands-on.

With Rotimatic, our endeavour is to ensure you don’t have to choose between health and convenience.

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Convenience doesn’t have to mean a compromise on quality. We have outsourced our food preparation to supermarkets and with that comes the side effect of preservatives. The surest way to a healthy meal is to know every ingredient that goes into it. By ensuring you include whole wheat rotis in your daily diet, you can be sure of no hydrogenated fats, no preservatives, no artificial sweeteners, no artificial flavors or colors. Store bought, mass produced food is not the choice of any health-conscious family.

Homemade rotis come with a host of health benefits:

Rotis are made with whole grains

If you make roti or chapati with whole wheat flour (recommended with your Rotimatic), it can be really healthy for the body. Whole grains are filled with fibres and are nutritious. They are rich in carbs, soluble fibre and proteins. This helps boost your body energy, increase blood circulation and keeps you full.

Rotis are nutritious and low on calories

This whole grain is a rich source of vitamin (B1, B2, B3, B6, B9), iron, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium etc so you should not avoid roti in your diet. Replacing roti with bread and wraps can deplete your health in the long term.

Rotis have a low Glycemic index

Carbohydrates such as fruits, vegetables and grains are not metabolized into glucose at the same rate. Some are quickly digested, causing spikes in blood glucose and insulin release, while others are broken down more slowly, which impacts blood sugar and insulin levels to a much lesser degree. The glycemic index is a comparative measure of how quickly a carbohydrate is reduced into glucose. Whole wheat rotis have a Glycemic index lower than both white bread and white rice.

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Rotis are easy to digest

As rotis are made with whole grains, it is very easy to digest them. They dissolve easily and passes out into the intestines.

Rotis are fresh

As roti dough is kneaded few minutes before roasting, it is very fresh and healthy for the body. Other breads are fermented and they can be filled with fats and calories. Moreover, flour of freshly made rotis is not bleached with chemicals to last longer. So, it protects your body from, cardiovascular diseases and obesity.

Roti influences vata and pitta doshas

According to Ayurveda experts, roti helps balance the vata (controls all movement in the body, including breathing, digestion, and nerve impulses from the brain ) and pitta (controls digestion, body metabolism and energy production) dosha.

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While most of us often pair rotis with dal and sabzi (all time comfort food!), the humble roti is more versatile than we can imagine. From a platter of kebabs to a healthy fruity dessert, rotis are perfect accompaniment to many dishes.

One fine afternoon, the Rotimatic team got together with some foodies in San Francisco to have fun with rotis. We cooked up a perfect light meal of healthy appetizers and dips to compliment the Rotimatic Rotis.

Since the guests were not familiar with the traditional roti-making process, Pranoti (the co-founder and CTO of Zimplistic) gave them a quick preview of what it takes! The guests took a stab at it as well and sure enough opted to work with Rotimatic rotis instead. Guests were divided into small teams to prepare a variety of internationally inspired tapas recipes.  Once the cooking was finished, everyone shared dishes with each other cocktail party style.

Savouries included:
– Chicken Tikka Kebabs with Tamarind Chutney
– Roti “Pizzas” with Seasonal Toppings
– Roasted Lamb Skewers with Pistachio, Mint, and Yogurt
– Lentil Keema made with Indian Spice and Cilantro Chutney
– Paneer and Broccoli Masala with Fresh Curry Leaves


The dessert was most special!
– Sweet Roti, Cardamon Creme Anglaise, Mango and Coconut

If you’re itching to try some unique recipes yourself, here’s the recipe of the delicious dessert:

SWEET ROTI, CARDAMON CRÈME ANGLAISE, MANGO AND COCONUT

Recipe: Serves 10

Cardamom Crème Anglaise:
2 cups whole milk
2 cups heavy cream
2 Tablespoons cardamom pods, toasted and ground
8 large egg yolks
½ cup sugar
½ teaspoon kosher salt
Ice for ice bath

Make Crème Anglaise: In a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, bring milk, cream, salt and cardamom to a simmer. Combine the egg yolks and sugar in a medium bowl and beat, using a hand mixer, until pale, light yellow and thick, about 3-5 minutes. Slowly, add half the cardamom milk mixture to the yolk mixture and beat on low until blended. Add the second half of the milk mixture. Transfer the mixture back to a saucepan and cook over low heat until it reaches 160oF or when the mixture coats the back of a spoon. Quickly remove from heat (It will turn to scrambled eggs if it goes over this temperature) and strain immediately into a bowl placed on an ice bath.

Coconut and Mango Topping:
2 ripe mangoes, diced
1/3 cup unsweetened coconut, toasted 1 lime, zested and juiced
2 teaspoons sugar

Mango Topping: In a medium mixing bowl, add mango, coconut, sugar, lime zest and juice, toss and set aside.

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1/8 cup ghee, melted
1⁄4 cup sugar
1 Tablespoon cinnamon

Brush Roti: Mix together the cinnamon and sugar. Brush the roti with ghee, then sprinkle a generous amount of the cinnamon and sugar mixture.

Serve: Cut roti in quarters. Carefully put 2 Tablespoons of cardamom anglaise in the center with 2 Tablespoons of topping. Roll and eat.

Recipe created by Parties That Cook

On a seemingly regular Saturday, Zimplistic office was brimming with excitement. The most unflappable in our team was caught gushing and blushing. How could they resist?

We shared our love for rotis with our favourite cricketer of all time. One of the most legendary batsmen ever, the king of test cricket, former West Indian captain, Brian Lara!  

Brian was intrigued by Rotimatic and impressed with all the hard work and technology that went behind its invention.

He enthusiastically heard all about the evolution of Rotimatic over the years, toured around our office, tried the different Rotimatic roti recipes, recollected fond memories with the Indian cricket team and of course posed with the team for selfies 🙂

After understanding all the inventions that made Rotimatic possible, Brian admired the spirit of perseverance and resonated with the importance of “preparation before proceeds”.

In Brian’s words, For me preparation was everything. If I didn’t prepare properly, I wasn’t going to score runs. One of my favourite sportsmen, Michael Jordan said that he practised so hard that when he got into the match it was like cruise control, he knew what he was doing. I suspect in this environment it’s almost the same. You spent so many years building a product that eventually it is going to stand the test of time. I am really proud to be here and really proud of you guys for building something that is so exciting. For us West Indians, we have a lot of rotis and stuff like that. So it’s pretty cool to see what’s going on here. Well done!” 

To our delight, Brian is also a fan of rotis, he understands the art and science behind the roti-making process.
We were glad to know that rotis are very widely consumed in West Indies and learned about a popular West Indian roti-dish called Double Trinidad/ Doubles. Doubles essentially is made of two barras (flatbread) stuffed with curry channa (spicy chickpeas). Among South Asia recipes, Brian says it’s closest to ‘Chhola Bhatura‘.
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We were as inspired as we were elated to hear encouraging words from Brian Lara. He too is looking forward to having a Rotimatic at his home and hosting a roti party!

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We are humbled and delighted to have crossed another landmark in the short history of Zimplistic. At the Singapore National Day Rally speech last evening, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong recognised Rotimatic as an innovation that will enable families to enjoy fresh rotis and chapatis without the women having to spend a lot of time in the kitchen.

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We also had the honour of serving fresh Rotimatic rotis to the guests at the reception dinner post the speech.

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Rotimatic started with a bold idea, a seemingly impossible mission, but the story and evolution of Singapore as a nation showed us that anything is possible. The supportive system and environment in Singapore has allowed us to tackle difficult problems and develop a world-class product.

We want to take this occasion to thank each one of you for being an earnest part of the Zimplistic family. Every word of support and appreciation from you encourages us to do even better. We hope you continue to support us in our journey forward.