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Wheat flour - 2 cups
Maida - 1/4 cup
Curd - 2 tbsps
Salt to taste
Ghee as required


1) Knead wheat flour, maida, curd and salt .
2) Add ghee or oil in the flour and add water little by little and make a soft dough .Keep it aside for 1/2 an hour.
3) Make small balls of the dough and roll like a thin chapathi using little dry flour.
4) Heat an inverted griddle(tawa or iron cast pan or heavy bottomed pan).
5) Place the roti carefully over it,apply oil or ghee over it with a spoon and cook till done. Then fold it.

Serve hot with spicy kumas.

This recipe goes to :

JFI – Wheat, event hosted by Roma of Roma’s Space started by Indira of Mahanandi.

RCI-Lucknow hosted by Lavi of Home Cook's Recipes, event started by Lakshmi .

WYF : Cuisine hosted by easycrafts .


Vishali said…
Oh my God! Shama....u are pretty fast in posting recipes ...:D

lovely Rumali roti....I would love to indulge in it..:)
Finla said…
I have never made this roti at home.
Looks yumm.
Shama Nagarajan said…
Thank u vishali and happy cook for ur quick lovely words
Ashwini said…
Would love to have those now..Loos yumm
Asha said…
YUM! I made it once, didn't have huge Kadai we need to have to make bigger but so yummy to eat! Looks good! :)
Priya Sriram said…
Roomali roti looks lovely Shama... What is the sidedish? It looks inviting too... :)
Pooja said…
Yummy rumali roti shama...My all time favorite...Will try it soon...nice post dear
Priya Suresh said…
Wow Shama, u did it..i was thinking that it's kinda hard to make at home..Looks great..
Vani said…
I've never tried to make roomali roti at home. Looks lovely!
Unknown said…
love Romali Roti Shama. My MIL is an expert in making those.. yours look yum too..
Manju said…
my-my! each time i check your blog after a weekend there are like 2-3 posts atleast in my reader!! how do manage to post so many??!! :)

the roti looks very lovely and soft!
Vibaas said…
this is my hubby's fav..but i have the ceramic top stove, so i dont think i can make this.
Preety said…
i still have to try this one..yours look perfect
Sanghi said…
Delicious Roti.. Haven't tried, will surely do shama..!:)
Deepa Hari said…
Never tried making them...Looks great Shama.
sriharivatsan said…
Wow Shama, this is really appreciated..I thought this one needs so much effort to prepare...Yours seems an easy one..Will surely give a try..
Divya Kudua said…
Roomali roti looks yum!!I've never attempted making them at home..;-).Love your heart shaped plate too!!
Unknown said…
wow.. looks really fantastic & yummy...
gtyuk said…
it looks great; I've never tried it either; must be delicious with the kurma!
Unknown said…
I was thinking of trying these at home..You've made it very well..I love rumali rotis..Thanks for sharing :)
Anonymous said…
Thats splendid roti..very helpful..havent made it at home
Hey, Love teh fact that u added wheat flour to the dough instead of just maida. Nice recipe.
AnuSriram said…
I tried this with all-purpose flour and the result was not as expected. May be i should try adding some wheat flour too... Lovely Recipe!
Yasmeen said…
wholesome romali roti,looks yum:)
Deepthi Shankar said…
wow you made roomali rotis @ home, thatz cool Shama
Gita Jaishankar said…
I have never tried roomali rotis at home, your rotis look so perfect Shama! with that delicious curry, yum :)
I love romali roti. But never tried it. Thanks for the recipe.
EC said…
Looks perfect...thanks for the entry
Laavanya said…
I love the thin romali rotis but have never tried at home.. you make it sound easy.
Coin genius said…
Good Try! Romali Roti's are my fav...Thanks for sending it for RCI-Lucknow..
Unknown said…
Looks puffy n airy!
Rajee said…
Delicious roti.
I came to know you through wheat event that I too participate.

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