97.Rotli Recipe: Low Fat, Low Sugar


Makes 8 rotli

8 oz / 200 g wholemeal wheat flour

2 tablespoons olive oil

4 fl oz / 125 ml warm water

  • Rub the oil into the flour in a large bowl.
  • Add the water, a little at a time, until a firm dough is produced.
  • Knead the dough for 5 minutes.
  • Cover with an oiled polythene sheet and leave for 15 minutes.
  • Divide the dough into 8 portions.
  • Roll out each portion on a floured board until 6 inches / 15 cm diameter.
  • Heat a heavy based frying pan until it is hot. Do not add oil
  • When the pan is hot, cook each rotli for 30 -40 seconds each side - until puffy in places and brown spots appear
  • serve hot with a sauce. ( Keep hot in foil lined with kitchen paper ).

  • Add finely sliced onion to each portion of dough as it is rolled out. Fold and then roll out each rotli several times.