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Sada Roti

Prep Time1 hr 10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Breads
Cuisine: East Indian
Servings: 4 rotis
Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)

Ingredients

  • 4 cups flour sifted
  • 4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 ½ cups water or slightly more

Instructions

  • Combine the flour, baking powder and salt in a medium size bowl. Form a well in the centre and add all the water, and little more if needed to make soft dough. Knead well and form a large ball .
  • Cover the dough with a damp towel and leave to rest for 1 hour. Divide the dough into four “loyah” (balls) and shape them. Again, allow dough to rest for 1 hour.
  • On a floured board, or clean table top, roll out dough using a bailna (rolling pin) till it is about ½ inch thick and round.
  • Cook on a moderately hot tawah ( griddle) until it rises and turns slightly brown. Turn to the other side and cook.
  • Edges are toasted over the fire to ensure they are cooked. The edges will billow slightly. Place on a clean cloth and cover. Serve hot.