Total Time
Prep 3 hrs
Cook 1 hr

This is the flat bread used to wrap up curries--very popular in Trinidad. The curry can be chicken, beef, lamb, prawn, potato or vegetable. Whatever you choose to use it's delicious.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix 2 cups milk & 1 cup water.
  2. Heat to lukewarm.
  3. To 1/2 cup of this mixture add the yeast & sugar.
  4. Let raise for 20 minutes.
  5. Put flour, salt, baking powder into bowl, mix together.
  6. Mix oil into lukewarm milk mixture.
  7. Make a hole in centre of flour & add liquid a little at a time, mixing well.
  8. Keep 1 cup water handy & sprinkle on dough while mixing until right consistency is reached.
  9. Let rise in warm place for 1 - 2 hours.
  10. Knead a 2nd time and form into balls -- should yield 24.
  11. Roll out each one (approx 10 inch).
  12. Have plateen on high hob.
  13. Brush with oil.
  14. Place rolled out roti bread on plateen do not burn, after few mins turn when golden brown and cooked remove.
  15. Repeat with all roti rounds.
  16. Keep wrapped in tea towel to keep warm.
  17. Fill with desired curry filling.
  19. (Can be frozen).