Buying a roti maker or chapati maker can be a bliss. Once you learn to use it effectively, you can save time and eat delicious fulkas easily and quickly.
It’s also a handy device for students living in hostels who can’t cook but miss home cooked rotis.
There is a lot of misconceptions around roti makers. Some say they work while others complain about it never working at all. To understand if a roti maker is useful for you, read our do’s and don’ts of roti makers.
The 5 products listed above are the best roti makers in India. Please note that these are electronic roti makers, not roti/puri pressers. That means that you can completely cook your rotis on this devices in under a minute.
For home use, electronic roti makers are a better choice as you only cook a few rotis at a time. Cost wise also the roti makers are very affordable. You can find good roti makers under 2000 Rs easily.
Top 5 Roti Maker List:
- Bajaj VACCO Roti/Chapati Maker
- Prestige Roti Maker
- Sunflame Roti Maker
- Athena Roti Maker
- Maharaja Roti Maker
The Bajaj VACCO roti is the highest rated and highest selling roti maker online. This is because it has excellent build quality and after sales service.
It does not have a temperature control but it does have an auto-cutoff mode. You also get the indication light to see when it starts heating.
With this roti maker you can easily make rotis, khakra, bread toast, omelettes, papads and paranthas.
The Bajaj VACCO roti maker uses 900 W of power which heats it up to very high temperatures.
To learn how to use this roti maker, you also get a great demo cd. Once you go through the CD, you can easily use the roti maker to make great rotis easily.
To see a quick demo, here is a video of the Bajaj VACCO roti maker (ignore the commentary).
Prestige is a well renowned household brand and its roti maker is no different.
The Prestige Roti maker has an excellent build quality with a 900 W heating element.
To use it easily, you also have a temperature control knob on the roti maker which you can use to cook a multitude of items.
Even if you don’t know how to use a roti maker, you need not worry. Prestige provides you with a demo CD which will help you learn to use this roti maker.
The only reason this is our #2 choice instead of #1 is because the amount of good ratings and reviews is less than the Bajaj VACCO roti maker. Check out the instruction video for details on how to use Prestige roti maker.
Sunflame is another household kitchen brand which makes a good roti maker.
It’s build quality is also excellent like the Prestige and the Bajaj Roti maker. The difference is in the price. The Sunflame roti maker costs much less the other roti makers.
On the features end, it has a non stick base, uniform heating and easy to use design. However there is no demo CD available to learn how to use it. If you are using it for the first time, it might be an issue for you.
Athena is not a very well known company but still they make a very high quality roti maker.
It has all the features of the roti maker like non stick base, uniform heating etc.
On the performance front, we would only recommend buying this roti maker if you are on a very tight budget and use if sparingly. If you use the roti maker everyday then it is better to with Bajaj or Prestige roti maker.
Maharaj roti maker is a good balance between quality and price. It is a great choice for people who use roti makers occassionly.
The roti maker is quite light weight but it takes time to heat up. Also it does not heat uniformly sometimes.
The handle quality is also not up to the mark. If you apply too much pressure, you may end up breaking it.
If you are making 2-5 rotis a day, you can opt for this roti maker.
Roti makers make your life easier, there is no doubt about it. However, they are not perfect. Before you decide to invest your money into a roti maker, learning about how to use a roti maker properly is important.
Practice makes perfect and as we have mentioned, using a roti maker requires changing some of the ways that you are used to. Once you learn the new ways, roti makers can make your life much easier.