Basic Roti

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Total Time:
1.5 hours
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Bread Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 cups - whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 1 tsp - dry/fresh yeast
  • Lukewarm water to mix

How to Make Basic Roti

  • Mix the flour with salt.
  • Mix yeast with 1/2 cup of warm water and keep aside till frothy. Add the yeast liquid to flour.
  • Add more water as needed and make dough as for chapatti.
  • Knead very well and keep covered for one hour.
  • Divide into 8 parts and roll out into thin discs.
  • Heat a thick griddle and place a roti on it.
  • When the underside is half cooked, turn over and cook the other side till tiny black spots appear on that side, then turn over again.
  • The roti will puff up. Cook for a few seconds and remove.
  • Cook all the rotis thus and keep in a hot case lined with kitchen paper.