Roti Canai

Ingredients :

600g 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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