Tandoori Roti (Without a Tandoor)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Bread Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Roast Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 cups - slightly coarse wheat flour
  • 1/4 cups - maida
  • 2 tbsp - ghee
  • 2 tbsp - curds
  • salt to taste

How to Make Tandoori Roti (Without a Tandoor)

  • Knead the ingredients into a slightly stiff dough. Keep covered for 2 hours.
  • Divide into balls the size of a medium potato, and roll into a thick roti (4-5 mm thick).
  • Heat griddle (tawa), place the roti on it and cook one side till dry.
  • Wet the top with water and invert.
  • Invert griddle and roast over the gas flame (or if available, use a barbeque with coal fire). It will fall off when done.
  • Serve hot with vegetable curry.