After reading Kevin’s blog entry about Roti Prata, I guess I should show him what a real instant Roti Prata looks like. That poor guy must have been in the states for too long until he has forgotten what a Roti Prata looks like. That picture in his blog looks FAR from Roti Prata.
I need to do something to Singaporize him. Maybe I’ll blog about the instant Roti Prata that I usually eat at home.
This is the Instant Roti Prata that I eat at home. It is very convenient and easy to cook. Look, if DK can cook this, I doubt anyone will have problem with it. I usually get the 20 piece pack. I usually have 2 prata for breakfast on a lazy weekend.
First, you take the uncooked Roti Prata out. It is covered with 2 plastic sheet, which obviously you need to remove it before throwing into your frying pan. There is no need to defrost it. In fact, you shouldn’t defrost it. Just take out from freezer, remove plastic sheet and throw into frying pan.
There is no need to add oil if you are using non-stick pan. After 3 minutes or so (depending on the heat of your frying pan), flip the Roti Prata over and let it cook on the other side. Over the years, I’ve mastered the skill of tossing the Prata into the air to flip it. Will demo in the future if I get a video recorder. 😀
Usually I’ll flip it a few more times to make it more evenly cooked. If you like your Prata to be more burnt, you can cook it longer. I don’t really like burnt Roti Prata.
This is the cooked instant Roti Prata. Looks almost like the real thing. Taste roughly the same as the Roti Prata you get from kopitiam. Too bad they don’t come with curry.
Oh, btw… Kevin is campaigning for a $10k blog scholarship. Do vote for him so that he can use the $10k to buy real Roti Prata.