Tips: How to make soft and fluffy roti
New Delhi : In India, wheat roti consumption is an essential part of the diet; It is cooked at least once daily in the Indian kitchen. Roti is served with a vegetable, dal or a chutney. A good roti is cooked when it is puffed and round in shape.
While making fluffy rotis can be a challenge for many people, Uma Raghuraman, a food blogger, has uploaded a video tutorial on her Instagram account that shows exactly how you can make the phulka.
Her recipe has 8 steps. It's not rocket science but attention to details is always a prerequisite to improve on anything. The steps are:
1.Measure flour (atta) and water (room temperature) with the same cup. If you are taking 2 cups of atta, then take 3/4 of a cup of water.
2.Do not add all the water in a single pour to make the dough. Add water gradually as per requirement.
3.Add a table spoon of ghee or oil while kneading. This will make the dough suitable for a soft and tasty roti.
4.Set aside the dough for at least 10-15 minutes.
5.Use a steady rolling board and thin belan. Finding the right one may require you to go through multiple trial and errors.
6.Beginners should start with making small-sized rotis. When you are adept to it, go for the bigger ones.
7.Do not press too hard while rolling out the dough. Doing so will prevent the roti from puffing up.
8.Now, is the time for some actual action. Heat the tava and put the rolled out roti on it. Once bubbles start to appear on its top, flip and directly show it over the flame or the roti wire roaster. When doing so, keep the flame high. The roti will puff up beautifully.
She has her Instagram account with the name – masterchefmom.
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