How to Make Roti Bread

The process of making Roti Bread is very easy to make it at home with the help of just a few ingredients. Roti Bread is a staple among people from countries like Bangladesh, Pakistan and India. It is now getting very popular around the world due to its unique taste and nutritional benefits. Roti Bread is extremely versatile as it can be served for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Prep time: 18 min
Cook time: 2 min
Total time: 20 min
Yield: 3 Roti’s
Utensils: board, skillet/tawa, rolling pin, plate

Wheat flour: 1 cup
Water: 2 cups
Salt: 1/4 teaspoon
oil: half tablespoon


  • 1

    Take one cup of flour and mix a little quantity of salt into it. Add half a tablespoon of oil and pour in half cup of warm water which will make it easy for you to knead. Remember to keep some extra flour and warm water close to you. Knead the mixture with your hands until you get a nice texture.

  • 2

    After kneading the flour, let it sit for at least 10 minutes. This will help make it soft and you can also prepare other things in the meanwhile.

  • 3

    Once the flour is ready, divide it in three equal parts and make round balls just like a tennis ball. While making the balls, you need to use dry flour on the surface to maintain a good shape.

  • 4

    Flatten the balls with the help of rolling pin and do it until it is around ¾ of a skillet. Roll it with both hands and apply equal pressure on the rolling pin.

  • 5

    When the ball is flattened, heat the skillet and put some oil on it. When the skillet heats up, put this flat piece of flour on it and wait for a while. When you see small bubbles appearing on the surface, flip the Roti. You can also press the Roti Bread with a towel to make sure it cooks properly.

  • 6

    Repeat the method with the remaining balls and your Roti Bread is ready to be served. It is best to put the Roti Bread in a piece of cloth or a plastic container so that it remains warm while eating. You can serve Roti Bread with just about any dish you prefer.

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