Pol Roti – Sri Lankan Coconut Flatbread
These #glutenfree savory pancakes are usually eaten for breakfast in Sri Lanka.
- 1 cup rice flour
- 1 1/2 cups. frozen grated coconut defrosted (or freshly grated coconut)
- 1/2 teaspoon
- 1 tablespoon finely chopped Maldive fish
- 3 finely chopped green chiles
- 1-2 tablespoons ghee
In a large bowl, combine flour, coconut, salt, fish and chiles. Add water (approximately 1/4 cup) to make a stiff dough. Knead well.
Cover with a kitchen towel and leave to rest for 30 minutes.
Make lime sized balls and roll out to circles about 5-6 inches in diameter.
Heat a skillet and coat it with a little ghee. Cook the roti 2-3 minutes on each side, until a little browned, adding more ghee when necessary.