Crispy Roti - Roti โรตี

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Rotis are highly addictive. If you are on a diet, please move on to our other fine recipes.

Crunchy crispy roti, topped with sweetened condensed milk and sugar, is always on my 'to eat' list when I visit Thailand. The combination of crispiness, sweetness and saltiness will get you hooked. When I was a kid, a roti wasn't stretched thin like this. It was gathered in a round shape, flattened and fried. The thicker roti was soft and somewhat crispy, unlike the today's paper thin Crispy Roti that shatters upon contact.

The evolution of roti didn't end with crispy frying. Now, you can get Nuttela or jam filling, fresh fruit, cheese or even pizza toppings. Rotis are very popular among tourists...finally something that won't burn off your tongue.

5 Servings, Prep Time: 20 Minutes, Total Time: 20 Minutes
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • sugar
  • sweetened condensed milk
  • cooking oil
  • Roti Dough

Tips and Techniques

  • The amount of ingredients (butter, sugar, sweetened condensed milk and oil) are as needed.  I prefer just sweetened condensed milk on my roti.
  • When frying roti, the more oil you add to the pan, the crispier the roti.
  • When slapping down the dough, don't worry about the holes.  Continue to work around them.  The roti gets really crispy around the holes because these are the thinnest spots.
  • Sweetened condensed milk can be really thick and hard to drizzle when it's cold.  Let the sweetened condensed milk sits in a warm water bath.  
  • In Thailand, we punch a few holes to drizzle the sweetened condensed milk.  But when the sweetened condensed milk gets too thick, I open the can all the way and use a fork to drizzle the sweetened condensed milk.
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Roti Dough

Pbang Roti แป้งโรตี
5 Servings, Prep Time: 10 Minutes, Total Time: 50 Minutes
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 egg
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • cooking oil
  • 1/2 cup water
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