How do you knead dough in a roti maker?

How do you knead dough in a roti maker?

  1. Combine the flour and salt in a medium-sized mixing bowl.
  2. Add 2 tablespoons of melted butter to the flour mixture.
  3. Pour the water into the bowl, and mix everything together by hand.
  4. Knead the dough for about 5 minutes.
  5. Cover the dough with a damp paper towel and let it rest for 30 minutes.

How do you knead dough for chapatis?


  1. In a large bowl or flat plate with high edges, take the whole wheat flour.
  2. Once the dough starts to form, do not add more water.
  3. Make the dough smooth by kneading it with your fist.
  4. Cover with a damp cloth or plastic wrap and let the dough rest for at least 15 mins and up to 30 mins.

Why my roti is hard in roti maker?

The dough used in roti maker has to be much softer that usual. If you do, your rotis will come out hard with a weird texture. Another important thing to remember is that you need to rest your dough for 30-60 minutes before you start making your rotis. If you use the dough immediately your rotis will start breaking.

Why is my roti not soft?

Rotis can become hard if they haven’t been kneaded with enough water, and the dough isn’t soft and pliable to start with. Another reason for them becoming hard is if the tava or skillet wasn’t hot enough to start with.

Which Atta is best for roti maker?

Recommended flour/atta

  • Pillsbury/Sujata.
  • Pillsbury/Sujata Gold.
  • Pillsbury/Sujata Multigrain.
  • Elephant Gold Chakki.
  • Grewal Chakki.
  • Al Baker Chapati.
  • Al Baker Chakki Gold.
  • Al Baker Chakki Fresh.

Can we use oil in roti maker?

Use a Little Oil When Creating Atta Balls To ensure that your rotis come out smooth and fresh tasting, use a little oil when creating dough balls. There is no need to mix the oil deep in the dough. Just oil your hands gently before making the dough balls.

How do you soften hard roti?

You must add the appropriate amount of water to knead a soft and smooth dough. Do not overdo it as it might cause the rolled rotis to break. You can also add lukewarm water or milk to your dough and knead for at least 15 minutes for best results.

Why is my chapati hard?

If you don’t roll evenly, some parts will be thinner and harder. And if your dough was too wet, you will be forced to add more flour when rolling and what you will get is hard chapatis. You could also use some oil-little though when rolling.

Which flour is good for Rotimatic?

durum wheat flour
The Rotimatic is preprogrammed to work best with certain brands of flour which is typically used to make rotis in India (Indian atta or durum wheat flour). These are available in Indian stores.