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Basic Roti Recipe

Basic Roti is a popular Indian Bread
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On :
Tuesday, 4 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Bread Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow-Fried Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
1 hour
Servings :
Serves 6
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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:

    1. Mix the flour with salt.
    2. Mix yeast with 1/2 cup of warm water and keep aside till frothy. Add the yeast liquid to flour.
    3. Add more water as needed and make dough as for chapatti.
    4. Knead very well and keep covered for one hour.
    5. Divide into 8 parts and roll out into thin discs.
    6. Heat a thick griddle and place a roti on it.
    7. 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.
    8. The roti will puff up. Cook for a few seconds and remove.
    9. Cook all the rotis thus and keep in a hot case lined with kitchen paper.


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