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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.

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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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.

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Rotimatic reviews by our valued customers

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 pursue their 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. 

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Our customers have also tried making puris and tortillas with their Rotimatic

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.

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Rotimatic – what do our customers think?

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?

quick healthy rotimatic roti

Flatbreads are the the earliest form of bread. Simply put, flatbread is an unleavened bread, which is made without yeast. Flour, water, and salt are the main ingredients. It’s rolled out flat and cooked. It’s origins seem to be in ancient Egypt but many cultures have their versions of flatbread. From roti in India and the Indian subcontinent to the tortilla in Central and South America, flatbreads are the staple in many parts of the world. You may have also tried the Jewish matzo, Middle Eastern pita or Scandinavian crispbreads, because some form of flatbread is produced just about everywhere. By the way, pizza dough is a type of flatbread, as well!

When we designed Rotimatic, we wanted it to be a solution not just for rotis but a flatbread making platform for families across the world.

The journey has just begun and Rotimatic has served over a million rotis in kitchens across US and Singapore. We are now working on Indian flatbreads such as poori, missi roti, millet rotis with jowar, bajara and even tortillas. We realise the Indian palate is diverse and adventurous so we have already started working on more types of flatbreads. Beginning with Pooris!

Pooris are the food of festivals. Exuberance of life!

This is a beta version of how Rotimatic will enable pooris:

Poori Ingredients:

  • 3 Cups of Flour
  • 1/3 cups of Semolina flour
  • 1teaspoon of salt
  • Pinch of sugar for the golden brown colour

Instructions:

  1. Mix 3 cups of flour and 1/3 cups of semolina flour in a bowl
  2. Add 1 teaspoon salt into rotimatic water container
  3. Fill the flour prepared in step 1 into the rotimatic flour container
  4. Power on the machine, adjust the menu to the correct flour setting, select the amount of poori you want to make and press PLAY
  5. Fresh flattened dough will be “HALF” sent out of the rotimatic machine
  6. Remove the flattened dough IMMEDIATELY from the rotimatic machine
  7. Deep fry the fresh flattened dough in hot oil till its puffed and golden brown
  8. Remove fried poori from oil and leave to drain – standing
  9. Poori is ready to be served!

Rotimatic orders are now open in the US. Priority links are being sent to people who signed up on the waitlist. To register your interest head here.

Planning a party can seem like a daunting task and if it’s a party with kids, the challenges double. But with these roti recipes from the in-house chef at Rotimatic, we have got all bases covered.  Here are three roti recipes that are healthy, quirky, easy to prepare and most importantly, loved by all. As you will see, rotis are extremely versatile and can be used in various cuisines from Pizzas to Quesadillas! Hope these trigger some more fun and healthy roti ideas!

Let’s dive in to see how simply these recipes are prepared:

 Margheroti Pizza

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Who says pizzas are junk and unhealthy? Try the Margheroti Pizza loaded with mozzarella and made of whole-wheat flour. It barely takes any time to prepare, and makes for the perfect comfort food. Kids LOVE it! When too many guests turn up, Margheroti Pizza saves the day. The maximum roast level in Rotiamtic is ideal for the base of Margheroti Pizza.

If you’re looking for something super healthy, check out these healthy roti recipes from Rotimatic.

The Recipe for Margheroti Pizza:

Ingredients
1/2 canned Tomato Pasta Sauce, 300g
1pkt Fresh Mozzarella, cut into small pieces
5 stems Basil leaves, roughly torn
1 tbsp Garlic, finely chopped
1 Medium size onion, small diced
Olive oil, Salt

Instructions

Step 1: Preheat oven to 180 °C, stand by baking paper & tray.

Step2: On a medium heat pan, drizzle some olive oil. Sauté garlic and onion until caramelized. Add in pasta sauce and mix well. Remove from heat.

Step 3: Take a fresh roti, lay it on the baking paper.

Step 4: Spread the tomato sauce in the center. Leave some gap from the edges.

Step 5: Break the mozzarella cheese and place it gently onto the sauce. Drizzle some olive oil. Slide them into the oven. Bake for 4-5 minutes.

Step 6: Scatter basil leaves on the top. Season with salt. Ready to be served.

Spinach and Cheese roti Quesadilla

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One word for this roti recipe- Yum! It has cheddar cheese and mozzarella cheese, what else you need, right? But for the health freaks out there, it even contains nutrition of spinach which provides your body with required iron. This recipe has a tradition of stealing the spotlight of the party.

The Recipe for Spinach and Cheese roti Quesadillas:

Ingredients
1 bunch Spinach, roughly chopped
3 cloves Garlic, finely chopped
1 tbsp Butter
Mozzarella Cheese (shredded)
Cheddar (shredded)

Instructions
(2-4 servings)

Step 1: Put butter on a medium heat pan. Add garlic and sauté until golden brown. Add spinach into the pan, cook for 7 to 10 minutes or until softened. Season with salt and pepper. Remove from heat, set aside.

Step2: Take a fresh roti. Spread the shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese evenly. Spread about 2 tbsp of sautéed spinach on top of the cheese and place another fresh roti on top.

Step 3: Pan roast the filled roti until the cheese melts. You can also use a sandwich toaster to melt the cheese. This will bring a crisp texture to the roti and they are ready to serve.

Smoked Salmon and Lemon Crème Fraîche

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This smoked salmon and lemon Crème Fraîche is simply scrumptious – all the flavours work so well together smoked salmon, lemon, sour cream….what’s not to love? With less than 3% fat and a tangy flavour that works in both sweet and savoury dishes, crème fraîche is the ideal ingredient for healthier cooking.

The Recipe for Smoked salmon and Lemon Crème Fraîche:

Ingredients
100g Smoked salmon
2 tbsp Crème Fraîche or Sour Cream
2 tbsp Lemon juice
1 tsp Lemon zest
Fresh dill (garnish)

Instructions

Step 1: To make lemon sauce, mix crème fraîche or sour cream with lemon juice and lemon zest in a small bowl

Step2: Take a fresh roti, cut it into 4.

Step 3: Tear smoked salmon into bite-size pieces and lay them onto the cut roti.

Step 4: Put lemon cream on top. Season with dill and they are ready to be served.

These roti recipes will make any party a memorable one with unique combination of being healthy and outlandish. So go ahead, plan a dinner this weekend and give your guests a taste of #RotimaticLife

P.S. Spinach and Cheese roti Quesadilla is our personal favourite. Let us know which you liked from these 3 roti recipes!

Who doesn’t start a New Year resolving to begin a healthier lifestyle? Eating clean and healthy food definitely tops the list, doesn’t it? As you wonder if this time the resolution will last, we at Rotimatic want to do our bit to help you start afresh.

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.

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

Have a Healthy, Happy New Year!