Roomali Roti
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Author sreya85 Yield No Value
Published Nov 26, 2007 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Breads Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Flour Standing Time 1 hour
Description: Roomali roti is extremely a thin flat bread and usually served folded like a handkerchief. The bread is usually made with a combination of whole and white wheat flours (atta and maida respectively) and best cooked on a tandoor.

Recipe of Roomali Roti

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Water To Knead ml
Oil 1 Tablespoons
Salt 1 Pinch
Maida 50 Grams
Whole Wheat Flour (Atta) 11/2 Cup


  1. Mix wheat flour maida, salt andsieve them together.
  2.  add water bit by bit and make a smooth and elastic dough add oil and set aside covered with moist muslin cloth for 15 min.
  3. Now make small balls of the dough and roll like a thin chapati of about 8" diameter circle using little dry flour  with thicker center and thinner edges 
  4. Heat an inverted griddle (tawa).
  5. Place the roti carefully over it and cook till done.
  6. Fold it like a handkerchief.
  7. Serve hot with hot vegetable or hot kababs
    do not use nonstick pan upside down as it will permanently damage it
Posted Nov 26, 2007

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