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Roti Canai



Roti Canai is a type of flatbread that is popular in Malaysia and Singapore. It is made from a dough of flour, water, and oil that is kneaded and flattened into a thin disc. The dough is then folded and cooked on a flat griddle. The finished roti canai is usually served with a curry sauce or dhal. It is often eaten as a snack or as part of a meal.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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2 cups

purpose flour


1 teaspoon


1/2 teaspoon

vegetable oil

1/2 cup

warm water

1 cup

melted ghee or butter

1/4 cup



Step 1:

In a large bowl, mix together the flour, salt, and sugar.

Step 2:

Make a well in the center of the flour mixture and add the oil and warm water.

Step 3:

Mix together until a soft dough forms.

Step 4:

Knead the dough for about 10 minutes until it is smooth and elastic.

Step 5:

Cover the dough with a damp cloth and let it rest for 30 minutes.

Step 6:

Divide the dough into 8 equal pieces and roll each piece into a ball.

Step 7:

Flatten each ball into a disc shape and roll out into a thin circle.

Step 8:

Heat a non-stick pan over medium-high heat and brush with melted ghee or butter.

Step 9:

Place the roti canai onto the pan and cook for 1-2 minutes until lightly browned.

Step 10:

Flip the roti canai and cook for another 1-2 minutes until lightly browned.

Step 11:

Serve hot with your favorite curry or chutney. Enjoy!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 19417 users have chowed down on Roti Canai a whopping 31102 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chandigarh, Lucknow, Bengaluru, Chennai, Indore, Delhi are the top 5 cities gobbling up Roti Canai like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Roti Canai, our users are head over heels in january, but the interest cools down in april.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Roti Canai is the food of choice for greater-than35 female, with people of less_than15 BMI also on board.

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