Rumali Roti

Serves 13-15 rotis


Whole wheat flour – 1 ½ cup

All Purpose flour (Maida) – 1 ½ cup

Baking soda (Cooking soda) – ½ tbsp

Salt – to taste

Water – For kneading

Refined Oil – For kneading & cooking roti

Wheat flour – 3-4 tbsp for making roti

Preparation of dough:

  1. Take a large bowl, add both flour, salt, baking soda and mix well.
  2. Add little water & oil and start kneading the flour mixture.
  3. Add water & oil little by little and knead till all mix together and become soft dough.
  4. Cover the dough with a thin cotton or muslin cloth and keep it aside for 30-45 mins.

Preparation of Rumali Roti:

  1. Make medium size balls out of dough. Take a ball, dip it in wheat flour and roll it over a clean surface to make a circle. Roll the dough to make a very thin big circle. Make it as thin as possible.
  2. Follow the same procedure for all dough balls.
  3. Heat a flat tava in high flame. Once it is heated, lower the flame to medium and put the roti in tava. Add little oil around the roti and cook for 1 min.
  4. Now turn the roti to the other side and cook for 1 min. Keep it in flame for some more time if it is not cooked well.
  5. Take out the roti and fold it like a kerchief.  Do the same procedure for all.

Tasty rumali roti is ready. Have with paneer dishes or any gravies.

Additional Info:

Rumal means Kerchief in Hindi. This roti is called so becoz, we make this roti very thin like kerchief.

If you do not have a thin cloth to cover the dough, close the bowl with a lid for 1 hour.


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