Khasta Roti (wholemealbread)

Serves 4
Hands-on time 40 min
Oven time 50-55 min

Khasta roti recipe is a flaky, crispy flat bread recipe from North India, made popular by the farmers who had it for their lunch out in the fields. Khasta is a Hindi word which means crispy. The rotis can be made from whole wheat flour, or semolina, made into a dough with water or milk. In our recipe, we have used Elephant Atta wholemeal flour.

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  • 500g of Elephant Atta wholemeal flour
  • 2 tablespoons of caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of ajowan seeds
  • 330 ml of tepid water

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  • Kulsum Malek
    (Sunday, May 20. 2018 01:18 AM)
    I would love your recipes
  • Rekha
    (Monday, Apr 2. 2018 10:22 AM)
    Always used elephant atta
    It is the best ����
  • Bhanu Mahal
    (Friday, Mar 30. 2018 09:26 PM)
    I must have for Easter
  • Bhanu Mahal
    (Tuesday, Feb 27. 2018 06:11 PM)
    Lovely looks tasty❤️
  • Bhanu Mahal
    (Sunday, Feb 11. 2018 08:29 PM)
    My favourite atta,love Arabic food

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01 Sieve the flour into a bowl, stir in the rest of the ingredients. Knead into firm dough for 10 minutes.

02 Preheat oven to 180 C (350 F), cover dough with a damp cloth and leave to stand for 15 minutes.

03 Divide dough into 10 equal balls, dust with flour and roll into 10cm (4 inches) circles.

04 Place on a baking tray and bake for 8-10 minutes until light brown and slightly bubbly on the surface. Serve hot.

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