Ingredients
  • 960 ml (4 cups) of flour, you can easily use the bread flour, which is widely available at supermarkets. Sieve before use.
  • 120 ml (1/2 cup) coconut shreds. (dessicated or fresh)
  • 3 teaspoons salt
  • 120 ml (1/2 cup) of warm water , (easiest to mix half and half hot and cold water).
  • 1 medium finely sliced onion
  • 4 green chillies finely sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons of Butter
Method:
  1. In a large bowl mix flour, coconut, salt, onions, butter, and chilies. Mix thoroughly until pieces of onion and green chilies are coated with flour.
  2. Add water and mix to a suitable consistency that will not stick to the bowl. Divide the dough in to 8 equal balls.
  3. Flatten them to get a nice round large roti. You can decide the size of the rotti at this point either by fully flattening to achieve a crispy rotti, or by leaving it thicker.
  4. Heat a frying pan and add some butter to it. Fry roties on both sides,
  5. Heat a pan  and cook the roti on it. Turn over to cook the other side when browned and cook the second side.
  6. Serve with sambol, curry and rice.