Roti Jala (Malaysian Net Crepes) | How to make Roti Jala (Malaysian Net Crepes)

By Trisha Rudra  |  23rd Sep 2016  |  
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About Roti Jala (Malaysian Net Crepes) Recipe

Roti Jala literally translates to Net Bread, or Crepe, or Net Pancake, iconic for its intricate lacy pattern. The pancakes that taste of coconut milk, are enjoyed best with curry, especially chicken curry.

Roti Jala (Malaysian Net Crepes), a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Roti Jala (Malaysian Net Crepes) is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Trisha Rudra. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Roti Jala (Malaysian Net Crepes) is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Roti Jala (Malaysian Net Crepes) recipe by Trisha Rudra. Roti Jala (Malaysian Net Crepes) can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Roti Jala (Malaysian Net Crepes) just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Roti Jala (Malaysian Net Crepes) can serve 4 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Roti Jala (Malaysian Net Crepes).

Roti Jala (Malaysian Net Crepes)

Ingredients to make Roti Jala (Malaysian Net Crepes)

  • Plain flour (Maida) – 2 cup
  • Egg – 2 (replace with 1 tbsp cornflour or 2 tbsp yogurt/curd if vegetarian)
  • coconut milk – 1 cup (I used powder, 1/2 cup is enough)
  • Milk – about 1/4 cup
  • water – 1/2 cup (adjust to make smooth batter)
  • salt – 1 tsp
  • turmeric – 1tsp
  • oil – 1 tsp

How to make Roti Jala (Malaysian Net Crepes)

  1. Sieve the flower into a large bowl, add the coconut milk powder, turmeric, salt and whisk with a fork.
  2. Now add the egg, milk and whisk again. Slowly add the water little by little, constantly whisking to make it smooth.
  3. When the batter is smooth and lump free, add the oil and whisk again. (The batter should be like pancake/dosa batter, not too runny, just enough to spread on pan).
  4. Pour it into a squeeze-bottle (or a bottle with a nozzle/or poke 3 holes in the cap of a small bottle, pour batter, screw on cap and let batter flow through holes).
  5. Heat a non-stick pan, and keep flame on medium high.
  6. With the bottle, now start to pour our batter in circular motions, essentially creating a lacy design on the pan.
  7. Let the pancake cook for a minute or two, and then gently, with a spatula, start lifting the edges off the pan, and flip it over.
  8. Give the other side 1 min again, and then tip pancake on to a large plate.
  9. Now, let it cool enough to touch, but while still warm, begin folding it like so —- fold either sides inwards, then roll, and tuck the ends.
  10. Repeat process for the rest, and serve Roti Jala warm or at room temp, with spicy chicken curry!

My Tip:

you may use a small bottle, like a soda or a mineral water bottle, and poke 3 holes (or even 5 if you can manage), in its cap. Then you pour the batter in, and screw on the cap, and viola, you have a bottle with a 3-hole space to help you draw the batter in the patterns you like!

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Angela Rozario2 years ago