How to Make Authentic Roti Canai

Try an authentic Malaysian, Singaporean, and Thai recipe for roti canai from the wonderful duo at Laut NYC.

How to Make Authentic Roti Canai

How to Make Authentic Roti Canai

How to Make Authentic Roti Canai
Recipe Type: Bread
Cuisine: Asian
  • 1lb all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 cup oil or clarified butter
  • pinch of salt
  • 3 sp Condensed milk
  • water (the amount usually varies as all flours are different but the consistency of the dough should be the same as playdoh)
  • Butter, to cover the the dough
  1. mix and sift the dry ingredients first
  2. add oil or clarified butter knead and gradually add in the water (the dough should be soft and not sticky)
  3. knead for 15 mins and let the dough rest for 30 min covered w. a damp cloth
  4. knead the dough again and form round pieces about 100-150 grams each and rub with butter / ghee and let it rest again for an hour, this to allow the gluten to form so we can achieve the elasticity and it can stretch.
  5. later flip the roti and cook in ghee on a flat top.


Michelle Tchea

Born and raised with a vegemite sandwich and chopsticks in the other, Michelle gathers her inspiration from artisan bakers, local farmers and talented chefs she meets on her travels. She writes for various international publications, covering food, health and nutrition, as well as luxury travel. Michelle's third book, My Little SoHo Kitchen celebrates her latest residence in SoHo, New York

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