A close resemblance to the chappatti
This is eaten for breakfast among the Sri Lankans. And Pol refers to coconut and in this recipe the coconut is finely scrapped before adding to the flour.Roti can be eaten with a fish curry or a variety of other side dishes.The most popular is the lunu miris sambol,a chutney made with red chillies,onions,lemon and salt.
Fish Curry-eaten with Roti
How to prepare the Roti
1/2 measure flour
1 Ib scrapped coconut
salt to taste
water to knead
Mix well the flour and the scrapped coconut.Add the salt and carefully add water and knead until you get a soft dough.Divide the dough into small balls and flatten them with your hands or use a rolling pin.Bake the rotis in a flat pancake pan.Cook till both sides are done.