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Classic Indian Roti

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Learn how to make Roti, Indian flat bread which is part of everyday Indian meal. This Roti recipe shows how whole wheat dough is roasted directly on the stove. It is a classic and basic Indian recipe.
  Whole wheat flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (To Make Dough)
  Butter 2 Teaspoon (To smear on top) (Optional)

1. In a bowl, take flour.
2. Add water to the flour and knead it into a soft dough.
3. Heat a tava or griddle.
4. Make a golf-size ball from the dough.
5. Flatten it, dust it with the flour and start rolling it.
6. Roll it till it is of a desired size and put it on the hot tava or griddle.
7. When bubbles start forming, it is time to flip the roti. Let it cook for a minute.
8. Remove roti from tava and cook it directly on the flame. It will fluff up.
9. Flip on the other side and cook that side as well.
10. Smear butter over it, if you like it.

11. Serve Classic Indian Roti with dry vegetables or vegetable curry.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
10 Minutes
Indian Flat Bread
All of you, who are searching for the easiest recipe of roti or Indian flat bread - here is the one. Roti - the versatile Indian flat bread, is quite easy to prepare at home, only needs few days of practice. Once you develop the skill, it becomes easy to serve soft and fluffy rotis with anything of your choice.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 238 Calories from Fat 28

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g5%

Saturated Fat 1.5 g7.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 5.4 mg1.8%

Sodium 3.5 mg0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 47 g15.7%

Dietary Fiber 7.9 g31.7%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 9 g17.9%

Vitamin A 1.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 2.3% Iron 14%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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