Indian roti


Indian roti


A simple roti is an ideal side to any curry. This is an easy to make leavened bread that is fried similar to other breads like naan and pita.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 11 servings
Calories 300 kcal


  • 2 cups wholemeal flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 200 mls water
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil


  • In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, salt, water and oil, until mixture pulls away from the sides. Turn the dough out onto a well floured surface. Knead until smooth and pliable for 10 minutes.
  • Preheat an unoiled frying pan to medium heat.
  • Divide dough into 12 equal parts, form into rounds and cover with a damp cloth. Flatten balls with palm of your hand, then use a rolling pin to roll out each piece into a 15cm-20 cm round.
  • Check the roti for 1 minute before turning over then turn again after another minute. The roti should have some darker spots when finished. Best served warm.

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