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This Indian bread truly unravels the mystery of the vast desert expanse. The word 'khoba' means indentation or cavity and that is how these rotis are prepared. They are best cooked in a gas tandoor but an ordinary tava (griddle) over gas will give you equally good results, if cooked over a slow flame. Serve this roti hot, smeared with ghee.
- Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a firm dough using enough water.
- Divide the dough into 4 equal portions.
- Roll out a portion into a 150 mm. (6") diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
- Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the roti for approx. 2 to 3 minutes on each side and remove onto a plate.
- Pinch the roti uniformly throughout (as shown in images 1 to 3).
- Again cook the roti on a tava (griddle) over a slow flame for 5 to 6 minutes or till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides using a muslin cloth.
- Repeat steps 3 to 6 to make 3 more rotis.
- Serve immediately with ghee and a subzi of your choice.
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