Sep 23, 2011

Rice Rotis

Rice Rotis

Makes: 6

You will need

1 cup (200 g) rice flour
2 cups water
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon oil
3 greased plastic sheets or banana leaves (2 small sheets and 1 big)
3 teaspoons oil

For coconut mixture:

3 tablespoons grated coconut
1 green chilli, finely chopped
6 curry leaves, finely chopped
2 tablespoons chopped onions

Mix all the coconut mixture ingredients together and keep aside.


In a bowl, mix water with salt and 1/4 teaspoon oil and boil. Switch off the heat.

Add rice flour and mix well or until it form a smooth mixture.

Add coconut mixture and stir continuously for 5 - 7 minutes or until rice rice mixture well combined with coconut, green chillies .... and form a soft ball.

Divide the rice - coconut dough into 6 equal lemon sized balls.

Keep each rice ball in between two greased plastic sheets (15 x 15 cm) / banana leaves. Press gently and spread it by palm to make the shape of a small roti (5 - inch in diameter). Make perfect round shape with the help of a sharp inverted lid.

Arrange these rice rotis on another big plastic sheet.

Heat a tawa / frying pan. Reduce heat to medium and place the roti on it and cook for 1 - 2 minutes.

Flip the other side and cook for about another 2 minutes. Apply oil very lightly.

Serve with coconut chutney / veg or non - vegetarian dishes of your choice.