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Tandoori Roti

Vikas.Khanna's picture
Here is an easy Tandoori roti recipe for you to make the Tandoori roti right at home. The Tandoori roti is made from wheat flour with high fiber content. The most common traditional Indian bread, the Tandoori roti is apt with any of the delicious Indian curries.
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Warm water 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)

1) In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour and salt to taste.
2) Gradually mix in the warm water and knead the flour into a dough.
3) Wrap the dough in a pastic foil and allow to sit in the refrigerator for an hour.
4) Meanwhile, prepare the tandoor or clay oven.

5) Remove the dough from the refrigerator, knead further on a lightly floured surface and divide the dough into balls.
6) Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface to flatten it evenly.
7) Stick the flattened dough to the side wall of the tandoor.
8) Turn to cook other side after about 1 minute.

9) Spread little butter on the roti to make it tastier and serve immediately with some cooked vegetables or curries.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
North Indian
Side Dish
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
3 Minutes
Ready In: 
18 Minutes
The tandoor is a clay oven which is used a lot in indian cooking for making breads or roasting various types of meat and vegetables. The Roti (flat what bread eaten in India and Pakistan) can be cooked on a heating pan at home or in a tandoor which adds a punch to it. To make a roti, one needs a tandoor that has been heated to 900 degrees!
Indian Whole Wheat Tandoori Bread
This video shows how easy it is to make tandoori roti and if you like to play with fire a little, this heavenly bread is made for you. Give it a try and you won't repent the heat you face while making it, once you taste it, preferably with some salted butter or your favorite curry.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 910 Calories from Fat 21

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.8%

Saturated Fat 0.39 g1.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 400.6 mg16.7%

Total Carbohydrates 191 g63.6%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 26 g51.6%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 4.3% Iron 64.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


seema.saraf's picture
hii vikas dt tandoorii was looking ds is how u guys prepare tandoori in it can we make it at home? using oven? is it possible?
monika anand's picture
Hi, Did not know making tandoori roti was that easy. Thanks
vandana's picture
This tandoori roti looks wonderful. We all just love it at my place, thks for explaining the entire process in this wonderful step by step guide. Have a gas tandoor and guess that would work out as a substitute to the traditional tandoor. I make tandoori chicken in this gas tandoor. I would love to try this and make it at home bcoz everytime we want to have the tandoori roti or the naan we have to make a trip to the local restaurant.
Tandoori Roti Recipe Video, Indian Whole Wheat Tandoori Bread