• Prep Time 30 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 4 people
  • Difficulty Normal

Recipe Ingredient

  • 300g plain flour, sifted
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 600ml water
  • 100ml thick coconut milk
  • 3 Grade A eggs
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • extra cooking oil for greasing
  • mould for roti jala


  1. Sift flour and turmeric powder into a mixing bowl.
  2. Using a whisk, mix in salt, water, coconut milk and eggs gradually.
  3. Sieve into a clean bowl and cover to rest for 30 minutes before using.
  4. Heat a griddle pan, lightly grease with some cooking oil, stir batter and pour batter into roti jala mould.
  5. Moving the cup in concentric circles, make lacy patterns on the medium hot pan.
  6. Flip over once and remove from pan.
  7. Repeat the process until all batter is used.
  8. Roll up the roti jala into a swiss roll-like parcel and place onto a plate covered with tea towel to prevent drying.
  9. Serve with curry of your choice.

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2 thoughts on “Roti Jala”

  1. maryanne - April 14, 2015 at 8:06 am


  2. Kuali Admin - April 15, 2015 at 10:05 am

    Hi Maryanne,

    Yes, you can substitute coconut milk with fresh milk or evaporated creamer/milk but it’s still best with coconut milk.

    Hope this helps.

    The Kuali Team


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