Whole Wheat Rotis

  • Whole wheat rotis can be made at home without any special kitchen tools.

    Whole wheat rotis can be made at home without any special kitchen tools. The Washington Post

 
Posted4/23/2014 5:30 AM

3 cups whole-wheat flour

1 teaspoon kosher salt

 

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1-½ cups water

Melted butter or melted ghee (clarified butter), for brushing

Combine the flour, salt and oil in a large, wide mixing bowl. Use your fingertips to form a crumbly mixture. Add 1 cup of the water; knead (in the bowl) for about 10 minutes or until smooth and pliable, sprinkling in some or all of the remaining ½ cup water. Cover with a damp cloth; let the dough rest for 20-30 minutes.

Heat a large, ungreased cast-iron skillet, nonstick skillet or tawa (Indian skillet) over medium heat. Divide the dough into 12 equal pieces, forming them into balls. Re-cover with a damp cloth.

Working with one at a time, use your hands to flatten a ball, then roll it out to a round that's 6 to 8 inches in diameter. Transfer to the griddle or skillet and cook for 1 minute; a few dark spots should form. Turn it over and cook for 1 minute or as needed.

Transfer to a plate; brush with melted butter or ghee and cover loosely with a clean kitchen towel to keep warm. Repeat with the remaining balls of dough.

by signing up you agree to our terms of service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Serves 12.

Nutrition values per serving (with oil): 120 calories, 3 g fat (0 saturated), 22 g carbohydrates, 4 g fiber, 0 sugar, 4 g protein, 0 mg cholesterol, 160 mg sodium.

Adapted from Anand Poojary at Woodlands Restaurant, Langley Park, Md.

0 Comments
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 
Article Comments
Attention: We are experiencing technical difficulties with our Facebook Comments module at this time. Comments will remain disabled until we are able to resolve the problem. We apologize for the interruption. We invite you to engage with our content and talk with other commenters on our Daily Herald Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/DailyHeraldFans/. Thank you.