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Traditional Roti Jala

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This recipe is a Malaysian favorite lunch dish Roti jala, which translates as net bread in English because of its zig zag look.
  Flour 250 Gram
  Water 250 Milliliter
  Egg 4 Large, beaten
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coconut cream 270 Milliliter
  Curry tuna 185 Gram

1. Put the sifted flour and the salt in a mixing bowl.
2. In another mixing bowl, whisk coconut milk, water and eggs together until fully mixed.
3. Now, pour it into the sifted flour and salt. Mix it well.
4. For the Jala’s famous golden colour, add in the turmeric and stir.

5. Heat up a wide flat non-stick saucepan.
6. Use a special roti jala mould. Fill it with the batter and go in a circular motion and keep the heat at medium.
7. Once the roti jala is cooked, remove it from the pan and fold it in.

8. Place 2 to 3 pieces here on a plate and put 2 spoonfuls of Curry Tuna to go with it.

Recipe Summary

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Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Net bread
Want to try a traditional Malaysian recipe? Try this favorite lunch dish, Traditional roti jala. This translates as net bread in English because of its zig zag look. This meal can be served with curry tuna.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 607 Calories from Fat 162

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29%

Saturated Fat 12.7 g63.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 229.1 mg76.4%

Sodium 840.3 mg35%

Total Carbohydrates 84 g28%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.3%

Sugars 35.3 g

Protein 24 g48.7%

Vitamin A 25.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 4.3% Iron 24.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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