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Indian Roti

sfehmi's picture
Simple and easy way to cook roti ( Indian Flat Bread). See them pop on a gas stove. You can also use electric stove.
  Whole wheat flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Or As Required)
  Salt 1 Pinch

1 In a food processor jar, combine flour, water and salt.
2 Process the mixture to form a soft dough.
3 Remove the dough from the food processor and place it in the refrigerator to chill.

4 Take small chunks of the dough and roll them in your palm to make dough balls.
5 Dust the balls with some flour.
6 Roll each ball using the rolling pin into pita bread size Roti.
7 Meanwhile, place a skillet on high heat.
8 Transfer the rolled out roti to the hot skillet and cook one side.
9 Using a spatula, turn and cook the other side as shown in the video.
10 Carefully hold the roti over direct heat as shown in the video.
11 Repeat with the remaining dough.

12 Serve hot with your choice of dal or curry.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Indian Flat Bread
Learn how to make traditional Indian Roti. This flat bread is a staple in the northern part of India and it needs a lot of practice to make a perfect one. Watch this video and try it out!

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sfehmi's picture
Sorry the video freezes up - If it does not get fixed I will upload again
rumya's picture
Is it electric stove or gas stove you have? I have electric stove. I hope my roti will puff up too when I put in my electric stove. I am going to try it. Thanks again. You are so good what ever recipes you show it to us. Excellent job.
Sarita.Bhandarkar's picture
I have a same question like rumya...can we do it on a electric stove?
sfehmi's picture
Yes - try it. I know several friends of mine who have an electric stove. Just put it on high and make sure that you do not burn the roti.
shaz's picture
hi, im a little stuck i wonder if you could help me please. well when i make roti's the middle goes really hard and the sides dont cook i have an electic cooker so no flame means i cannot cook them directly on heat please help me its driving me crazy..
Anonymous's picture
Please send that man or woman to mental hospital to advoice to be a cook specially in fort of the camara