Roomali Roti

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: One-Dish Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 1.5 cups - wheat flour
  • 50 gms - plain flour
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • 2 tbsp - melted ghee or butter

How to Make Roomali Roti

  • Mix flour with salt.
  • Rub in ghee till flour gets to be crumbs.
  • Add water, knead into soft, pliable dough.
  • Cover and keep aside for 45 minutes.
  • Knead again till smooth, divide into six parts.
  • Shape into rounds.
  • Roll as thin as possible using dry flour for dusting.
  • Place one on back of palm.
  • With circular movement in one direction, flip and rotate roti.
  • This procedure will make the roti very thin.
  • Invert deep tawa or heavy cast iron pan, and heat over gas.
  • When hot, spread roti over inverted griddle and allow to cook.
  • Tiny black spots will appear on it when done.
  • This roti cooks very fast. Approx. 45- 50 seconds each.
  • Fold like a handkerchief (roomali) before serving.
  • Serve hot with gravy or vegetables.