Roti – Easy and Gluten Free


A light and simple flat bread to typically enjoy with curry.  This easy recipe is gluten free.


  • 1 cup corn flour
  • 1 cup gluten free flour
  • 3/4 cup soft butter, vegetable oil or ghee (clarified butter)
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  1. Place the flour, salt and 1/4 cup soft butter in a bowl.
  2. Mix with a spoon for few minutes then add hot water to make the dough.
  3. Knead to form a soft dough. If the dough feels too soft add more flour or if it feels dry add more hot water.
  4. Knead the dough until it’s smooth about 3 to 4 minutes and let it rest for 15 minutes. Cover it with a tea towel
  5. Divide the dough into small balls 10 to 12 equal portions
  6. On a clean surface roll the portioned dough out about 10 to 15 cm circle
  7. Over medium heat, heat the skillet for few minutes or until it’s hot
  8. Brush the skillet with butter or oil and start cooking the roti
  9. Cook the roti one side for 30 to 45 seconds then flip the roti
  10. Cook another side 30 to 45 seconds before you flip the roti, brush some butter or oil on it.
  11. When you flip the roti second time you should have some brown spots on it.
  12. Cook roti another 30 to 45 seconds more before you flip the roti third time, put more butter or margarine or oil on it.
  13. Cook the roti for few seconds and remove from the griddle.
  14. All together you have to flip the roti only three times. Sometimes you have to cook the roti a bit longer depending on the heat
  15. Accompany with your curry or use as a wrap