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Roti Recipe    Veg  HT  CD  ACC  CBF West Indian  60mins plus resting

 

Makes 12     Hot  Cold Vegetarian Accompaniment  Bread Breads Flatbread   Eggless  Caribbean West Indies  Nth America  North American

 

Ingredients 

1.3kg/3lb Plain Flour 

6 teasp Baking Powder 

1 teasp Salt 

450g/1lb Butter 

480ml/16fl.oz. Water (approx)

Vegetable Oil 

 

Instructions

 

1. Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt into a large mixing bowl. 

 

2. Rub the butter into the flour mixture with your fingertips until it resembles fine breadcrumbs then slowly add the water and mix to form a dough.  

 

3. Knead well and allow to  stand for 30 minutes. 

 

4. Knead the dough again then divide into 12 small balls. On a floured board, roll out each ball out as thinly as possible with a rolling pin. 

 

5. Brush  a large frying pan or flat griddle with oil and heat until hot. Cook the rotis for about 1-1/2 minutes on each side, brushing with a little vegetable oil as it cooks. Remove and drain on paper towels. Serve hot or cold as an additional accompaniment to meat stews or curries.

 

 

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Key techniques required to make cake recipes

Bake - To cook in an enclosed oven

Beat To introduce air into a mixture using a utensil such as a wooden spoon, fork or whisk, in order to achieve a lighter texture.

Cream - to - The process where sugar and softened butter are beaten together with a wooden spoon, until the mixture is light, pale and well blended. This process may also be carried out with a hand held mixer or in a food processor.

Rub in -  The incorporation of fat into flour.  Butter is cubed then gently rubbed between the thumb and forefinger, lifting the mixing at the same time, until the fat is fully incorporated and the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

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