Monday, May 9, 2011

Roti Jala

Roti jala or literally translated will be bread net.   It is a made of flour batter, and using a mould with to allow the batter to flow, it is cook on flat pan and then roll.   The batter has to be at a correct consistency, if it is thin it will not form the net, too thick it will not flow continously dow the mould.  It has to be just nice and you have to rotate or turn the mould with the batter in on the pan a few get the net kind effect of the crepe....

You can usually eat with any curries - the kids like theirs with chicken curry.

Roti Jala

What you require.....
2 cup of all purpose flour
3 cups of water/fresh milk/coconut milk
a pinch of turmeric

How to prepare...........
  1. Mix all the ingredients in a blender and blend till well mix with no lumps.  (Note - do not add the liquid all at once - leave some to attain the right consistency).
  2. Heat a girdle/flat pan. 
  3. Spray/glaze the pan with some butter/oil.
  4. Once hot, pour the batter inthe mould, over to the pan, swirl around the mould till you get the right net effect and cook over medium heat.
  5. When it is done, remove from the pan onto a plate and roll immediately.

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