Sri Lankan Pol Roti (Coconut Roti/Sri Lankan Flat Bread)
Sri Lankan Pol Roti (Coconut Roti/Sri Lankan Flat Bread)

Pol Roti is one of traditional food from Sri Lanka. It is a kind of roti cooked with fresh coconut (pol).& all-purpose flour.We eat Pol roti mostly as our breakfast.But it is good for dinner too.

In Sri Lanka we eat with Sri Lankan Chili paste(lunu miris) or any spicy curry.
Adding some green chili & onion gives extra taste for it.

Pol Roti

Here is my recipe


Ingredients (4 nos)

2 cups all purpose flour
1 cup fresh grated coconut
1 onion sliced
1-2 green chili sliced
1 sprig of curry leaves sliced
2 tbspn butter
Salt to taste (about ½ tspn)
Water (about ½ cup)


Method

Slice onion, green chili & curry leaf.

In a bowl, mix onion, green chilly, curry leaf with flour, butter & grated coconut.
Add some salt too


After mixing the ingredients, gradually add water & make this into a dough.


Make small balls from the dough.

How to make Sri Lankan Pol Roti

Spread some flour on a chopping board or a plate, and flatten this small ball of dough to a round flat shape (Roti shape).You can use a cutter if you want it in a nice round shape.


Heat a flat pan.
Then place this flatten roti on it.

Cook it for few minutes turning both sides until both sides get slightly roasted.
No need of adding oil to the pan as we have mixed butter to the dough.

How to make Sri Lankan Pol Roti (Coconut Roti/Sri Lankan Flat Bread)
It is ready to serve once the both sides get slightly roasted & brown.
Continue the same procedure with remaining dough.

Serve with chili paste (Sri Lankan Lunu Miris) or any spicy curry.
Enjoy!!