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  1. #1
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    how to make roti

    Anyone know how to make the flat bread known as roti?

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    Re: how to make roti

    I know how to eat the hell up out of it.

    scrambled eggs, onion, chorizo, tons of sriracha hot sauce all over the damn place, and all scooped up with roti is one of my favorite methods.
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    Re: how to make roti

    hi Ja Jewell...here is a recipe like mi say it taste good mine just not round like it should be...yu shoulda dis but dem

    http://www.jamaicans.com/forums/show...e=6#Post185008

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    Re: how to make roti

    Thank you kindly G2...for some reason I thought the recipe had yellow split peas in the dough...I will try it and stuff it with some yummy curry.... [img]/forums/images/graemlins/70371-jump.gif[/img] [img]/forums/images/graemlins/70371-jump.gif[/img] [img]/forums/images/graemlins/notworthy.gif[/img]

    Rudemonk, you're no help at all!...all you want to do is eat the product!! [img]/forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

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    Re: how to make roti

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    Thank you kindly G2...for some reason I thought the recipe had yellow split peas in the dough...


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    they call that dalpouri(sp) roti
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    Re: how to make roti

    by the pound, lol...
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    Re: how to make roti

    any Indian food contatining lentils has "dahl" in the name, cause that's the Hindi word for lentils....

    and what was that you once said monk? Somethin like: "they could curry a brick and it you'd eat it, if it was in a roti?

    yeh, what HE said! [img]/forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

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    "Basic" roti (from trinifood.com)

    Sadha Roti

    4 cups sifted flour
    4 tbsp shortening/margarine
    2 tbsp baking powder
    1 tsp salt
    water

    What tuh do?
    1. Mix flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl
    2. Add enough water to form a smooth soft dough
    3. Mix-in pieces of shortening/margarine in to the dough
    4. Add water and mix to a stiff dough
    5. Cut dough into small pieces and roll into balls about the size of a small orange
    6. Flour kneading area and roll out to adequate thickness
    7. Bake on a moderately hot tawah (large cast-iron skillet will do if you don't have one), turning regularly

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    and this is the 'Dahlpuri recipe -

    Dhalpuri Roti

    1.5 cups boiled split peas
    1-2 teaspoons geerah (whole cumin seeds)
    3 tbsps bminced onion
    1 clove garlic
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    THIS RECIPE CALLS FOR YOU TO ALSO USE THE SADHA ROTI
    RECIPE.
    What tuh do?
    1. The peas should be soaked overnight and boiled until soft
    2. Parch the geera in a frying pan, add the onion, garlic, salt and peas
    3. Place entire mixture in a grinder
    4. Roll out the Sadha Roti dough to about 1/4" thick and place 2 or 3 tbsps of the dahl
    mixture in the centre
    5. Enclose the dhal mixture with the roti dough and form into a ball
    6. Roll out to a 1/4" thinckness, trying not to break the roti dough enclosing the dhal mixture
    7. Place on a hot, greased tawa, turn constantly, basting with oil to retain softness.
    8. Cook until nicely browned and puffy, which will take about 3 minutes.
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