Roti

Roti

600 gm plain flour
1 Tbsp salt
1 cup warm water
Sugar to taste
Ghee

Mix salt with flour and sieve into a bowl.
Add sugar if necessary.
Add water and knead into dough no longer sticks to hand.
Knead till it feels ‘elastic’.
Divide into 8 portions, return to bowl, brush it with ghee and cover with damp cloth leaving for 1/2 hour.
Take 1 portion, spread a little ghee on top and flatten with hands.
Pick up flattened dough by the edges and swirl in circular motion until dough thins out.
Fold dough to form a square and flatten out again.
Repeat process to trap air in layers of dough.
Flatten once again and fry on heated flat pan or iron griddle till cooked.
Remove and serve hot with dhal or curry.

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