Tandoori roti | How to make Tandoori roti
- Prep Time
- Cook Time
About Tandoori roti Recipe
This is a healthy roti that is made of wholewheat flour and is a great option for breakfast paired with your favourite sabji. Tandoori roti is a flat bread which originated in the India. Roti is the main staple food for many states in North India and Tandoori Roti is a much loved variety. Other famous varieties are parantha, kulcha, Lachha parantha, and plain roti recipe. Tandoori roti is made on the tandoor which gives it a crispy delicious texture. Infact, tandoori roti is a very popular order in North Indian Restaurants.BetterButter gives this Tandoori roti recipe a big thumbs up!
Ingredients to make Tandoori roti
- 250 grams Wholewheat
- 1 teaspoon
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 tablespoon
- 1 cup
How to make Tandoori roti
A staple of Indian households all across the subcontinent, the Tandoori Roti is also enjoyed immensely by people from different cultures and different countries the world over. So famous is this flatbread that many people have reinvented this roti according to their tastes and preferences. However, nothing can beat the good old tandoori roti.
The recipe for Tandoori Roti provided by Sujata Limbu, outlines the step-by-step procedure for making this essential Indian food item. Her recipe is perfect to serve 3 people and can be made in under 10minutes. From making the dough to the cooking of it-be it in a tandoor or an oven-this recipe covers everything. Follow this recipe and create the classic tandoori roti and enjoy it with different curries and different vegetables. As the name suggests, Tandoori Roti is traditionally cooked in a tandoor. A tandoor is a cylindrical clay oven that cane be used for both cooking and baking. Using the tandoor to cook flatbreads is not limited to India though. This cooking utensil is also used in countries like Turkey and Iran. A charcoal fire or a wood fire generates the heat for the tandoor. The charcoal pieces or the wooden pieces are placed inside the tandoor and then lit, thereby exposing the food being cooked to both live-fire, radiant heat cooking, hot air cooking and convection cooking. Owing to the live fire burning inside the tandoor, temperatures inside the tandoor can reach as high as 480 degree Celsius! Authentic tandoor ovens remain lit for long periods of time in order to maintain the high cooking temperatures. However, for cooking the Tandoori Roti at home, an authentic tandoor or clay oven is not necessary. Many modern-day versions of the traditional tandoor use electricity or gas instead of charcoal. Not only do these electric and gas tandoors make everyday cooking at home easier and quicker but they are also more environment-friendly when compared to traditional tandoors that use charcoal or wood fire.
The combination of Tandoori Roti with your favourite curries and vegetables makes it a perfect everyday dish to make for both lunch and dinner. Cooking this roti in a tandoor, gives it a smoky tasty and a crispy texture that makes it all the more enjoyable to have. So ditch the usual tawa roti and make this delicious Tandoori Roti. Serve it hot and fresh from the tandoor and don’t forget to smear the Tandoori Roti with a dollop of desi ghee (clarified butter) or some utterly, butterly delicious butter after taking it out from the tandoor or the oven.