Roti Prata Recipe

Serve it with a bowl of curry sauce for a savory appetizer!

The versatility of roti makes it perfect for either the beginning or the end of a meal. Serve it with a bowl of currysauce for a savory appetizer or some condensed milk for a quick dessert!

Roti Prata Recipe

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Serve it with a bowl of curry sauce for a savory appetizer!
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine Asian
Servings 8


Roti Prata Ingredients

  • 600 Grams all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 30 ml milk
  • 270 ml water
  • 1 medium Egg
  • 1 tablespoon Oil plus extra for coating, brushing, and greasing
  • Curry Sauce to serve


  • Sift flour into a bowl. add salt and sugar. Set aside.
  • Whisk together milk, water, egg, and oil or melted margarine in another bowl.
  • Add wet ingredients to the dry ingredients; mix until well combined. Let rest for 20 minutes.
  • Knead the dough for 15 minutes.
  • Divide the dough into 8 equal pieces and shape into balls. Brush the balls with oil and let rest for at least 3 hours.
  • Place a ball of dough on an oiled work surface. Flatten the ball with your palms. Flip the dough over and flatten again. Repeat until the dough is very thin, about 1/8-inch thick. Alternatively, you can keep on stretching the dough with your hands.
  • Brush the flattened dough with butter or ghee. Fold the sides into the center and repeat with the top and bottom sides until you form a square.
  • Heat a pan over medium heat. Lightly grease with margarine or ghee. Grill roti until brown spots form on both sides. Set aside and keep warm.
  • Repeat steps 6 to 8 with the remaining balls of dough. Serve hot with curry sauce or condensed milk on the side.
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