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How to Make Flaky  Roti Paratha  (Malaysian "Roti Canai")

From Storied Recipe Episode Guest Shakila

Soft, flaky, pull apart layers – crispy, butter exterior – Roti Paratha  (aka Roti Canai) is the best bread you’ll find the whole world over!

Contributed by my podcast guest Shakila, you can find this very popular flat bread all around the globe!

Basic Ingredients

4 cups all purpose flour 1 egg , room temp. 1/4 cup ghee, melted, (plus more for frying) 1 tsp sugar 1 1/4 cup water 1 teaspoon salt

If you need help, watch this video! 

If you need a visual for the stretching, rolling, and spiraling, be sure to check out the Roti Paratha recipe on El Mundo Eats. She has a very helpful video. Link is in the blog post for this recipe.

The best tip:

Ghee! Apply liberally whenever the dough begins to feel dry, sticky, or difficult to work.

The important thing to remember is...

You really can’t mess this up.  A few tears are easily covered and the taste will more than make up for any deficiency in presentation.

How to Make Flaky Roti Paratha (Malaysian Roti Canai)

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