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Rumali Roti Recipe | Roomali Roti Recipe

Rumali Roti Recipe with Step by Step Pictures. Rumali roti is a thin roti made with wheat flour which is folded like a handkerchief and served.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 min
Resting Time 30 mins
Total Time 41 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, North Indian
Servings 4 servings


  • For dough:
  • All Purpose Flour /Maida - 1 cup
  • Wheat flour - ½ cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil - 1 tblspn
  • Warm water as required
  • For roti making:
  • Rice flour-2 tblspn
  • Oil or ghee-as needed


  • In a mixing bowl add in maida, wheat flour, oil and salt and mix with your hands.
  • Pour in water gradually and form into a smooth dough. Cover it with a damp cloth and let it rest for 30 min.
  • Divide the dough into equal portion and set aside.
  • Take two dough ball from it and spread it lightly. Apply ghee or oil in it and dredge it in rice flour.Stick both the dough together and roll it into thin roti.
  • Heat the tawa to a high heat and put this on to the tawa.Cook on both sides till it is just cooked.(Don’t let it brown too much).
  • Remove it from the tawa and separate it into two thin rotis.Fold like a handkerchief and put it in a hot case so that it stay nice and warm.
  • Serve with any side dish.
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