Wednesday, May 12, 2021

 

Roti - றொட்டி 

A quick dish made for children returning from school and when there are no snacks at home.

Special equipment:

A griddle and a flat spoon are necessary.

Ingredients:

Whole wheat (Atta) flour 1 cup
Wheat flour 1 cup
Oil 2 tsp
Salt to taste
Water

Method:

Mix whole wheat flour, wheat flour, salt to taste and mix well with water to a non sticky dough.

Leave covered to rest for 20 minutes.

Divide the dough into equal portions and make each portion into a ball.

Flatten each ball of dough to a thin round disc in the palm and fry like chapatti on a well oiled griddle.

When cooked, turn over and make sure both sides are well cooked.

Variation:

 With coconut -

Ingredients:

Plain flour 1 cup
Gram flour ¼ cup
Coconut scrapped 2 tablespoons
Green chillies 4
Onion 1 medium
Salt to taste
Ghee or oil


Method:

Dice onion and cut green chillies into small pieces.

Mix the plain flour and gram flour with onions, green chillies, salt, coconut and water and make dough.

Leave covered to rest for 20 minutes.

Divide the dough into equal portions and make each portion to a ball.

Then flatten the balls with the hands to a round disc of diameter about 10 cm and fry like chapatti on an oiled griddle.

When cooked on both sides, dab little ghee or oil on to the surface before removing.

Serve with: potato curry, coconut sambal