Roti (Nepali Non-Leavened Whole Wheat Flat Bread)

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Total Time
1hr
Prep
30 mins
Cook
30 mins

This is a Nepali staple flat bread preparation made from whole wheat.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, melted butter, salt and sugar.
  2. Make a well in the center and add warm water and milk, mixing it with the flour until a soft dough is formed.
  3. Dust kneading board with flour; place the dough on the board and knead for ten minutes or so.
  4. Cover with plastic wrap and let rest for an hour or so.
  5. Divide the dough into three-inch balls.
  6. Flatten the dough balls into 6-7 inch circles.
  7. Cover with plastic wrap.
  8. Heat a cast-iron skillet on medium-high heat.
  9. Place one roti on the skillet, top-side down and cook for 30 seconds or so.
  10. Turn over and cook for another minute until small air pockets emerge.
  11. Turn it over once more and cook for another minute.
  12. With a lightly-wet towel, press on the roti, forcing it to develop more air pockets.
  13. Keep the finished rotis warm in a towel as you continue to prepare other rotis.
  14. Serve hot with vegetable or meat preparations.
Most Helpful

1 5

tasteless and gummy, could not get moisture out of it.

5 5

We enjoyed these for dinner tonight with cabbage sabzi and I plan to make this many many more times! THANKS for sharing!!!