Roti Canai

Roti Canai


Roti canai is a type of flatbread found in Malaysia. It is nearly identical to Indian paratha. The secret to serve a fluffy yet crispy bite roti canai is to place fried roti canai on a flat surface and with both hands give a soft clap


  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup warm water and 1 tsp salt mixed together
  • 3 tbsps ghee or butter
  • 600 gms all purpose flour
  • Sugar to taste


  1. Mix together flour, water, sugar and egg. Knead until a soft dough is formed.
  2. Form into small balls and keep overnight.
  3. When you are ready to make the roti canai, spread the ghee on the balls and flatten.
  4. Heat an iron griddle and fry the rotis individually until cooked.
  5. Serve hot with a curry or dhall.
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