Akki Roti is a speciality flat bread belonging to the Indian state of Karnataka where ‘akki’ is the term for rice in the local language Kannada, and roti of course means a kind of flattened bread. Akki Rotti, also spelt as akki roti, is primarily a rice flour roti. A typical akki rotti recipe uses rice flour dough which is kneaded well with such other ingredients like green chilies, sliced onions, curry leaves, coriander leaves etc. The dough, thus made, is pressed out in the form of a roti and then cooked on a pan on either side. Although different ingredients can be used to make different kinds of akki rotis, the most common is rice flour with coconut gratings seasoned with salt and cumin seeds. The other variations are masala akki rotti using carrot, onion, ginger, green chillies, coriander leaves, cumin seeds. Greens like methi or fenugreek leaves, spinach leaves and dill leaves add nutritional value to the roti. Flavorings used may be varied as per individual preferences. Akki roti is best had with chutney especially made with red bell pepper.