Roti Canai Recipe

Roti Canai Recipe

An interesting video. Ever seen a flying roti canai? Please do not attempt this at home unless you want to mess up the whole place! :)

Ingredients :

600 g plain wheat flour

1 teaspoon salt

1 cup warm water or milk

1/2 cup ghee or margarine

1 egg

1 teaspoon sugar


Method :

  • Sift the flour and salt together.

  • Knead flour, egg, sugar and ghee with water/milk (a little at a time) good enough to make a moderately soft dough or easy to handle.

  • Leave for 2-3 hours or overnight.

  • Divide dough into 8 equal parts.

  • Shape it into balls.

  • Flatten each ball with a rolling pin and fold in 1/2 teaspoon ghee.

  • Roll up dough and twist it into a coil. Pressing one open end onto the top.

  • Roll it again as thin as possible into a round shape.

  • Beginning at one of the open ends, roll up dough tightly and coil it again as before.

  • Roll out dough slowly onto lightly floured surface (to ensure air is not forced out).

  • Heat a pan.

  • Bake individually over a moderate heat.

  • Turn it over and spread a little ghee on it until both sides are golden brown.

To serve

  • Serve roti canai with curry dhal or pickled onion. It can also be eaten with sugar.

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