Flat bread / roti with sourdough starter and carrot

Flat bread / roti with sourdough starter and carrot

Another experiment with dough. This time I tried to make flat bread with grated carrots and coconut milk. It turns out very fluffy because of the overnight leavening agent/sourdough starter. Carrot gives a bit sweetness taste.



2 persons
  1. overnight feedings:
  2. 5 tbsp sourdough starter
  3. 4 tbsp whole wheat flour/ atta- Indian flour
  4. 4 tbsp water
  5. Dough:
  6. 1 cup whole wheat flour
  7. 3 tbsp coconut milk
  8. 50 gr grated carrots
  9. 1/2 tbsp salt


180 minutes
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    Feed your sourdough starter overnight. Using 5 tbsp starter from the fridge. Place in a higher bowl, add 2 tbsp whole wheat flour and 2 tbsp water. Mix it well, cover it loosely and leave it overnight.

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    The next morning, the starter will be hungry. Add 2 tbsp whole wheat flour and 2 tbsp water. Leave it for 1 hour, it will double in volume. It is the time to use it.

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    In a mixing bowl, add the 1 cup whole wheat flour, 1/2 tbsp salt, 3 tbsp coconut milk, starter (all of them). Mix them well and form a dough. Let it autolyse for 15 minutes.

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    Add the grated carrot. It will be a bit wet because of the juice of carrot. Add 1-2 tbsp flour. Knead the dough for 8 minutes. Let it ferment for 1 hour.

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    The dough will be double in volume. On your kitchen counter, sprinkle some flour. Transfer the dough to your counter, easily roll the dough and divide it into 6-7 portions.

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    Roll the dough into round shape and around 1/2 cm thickness. Smear little oil on top of the dough.

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    Heat the non-stick pan. Place the dough with the oil side facing the pan. Cook it for 1-2 minutes. Smear little oil on the other side of the dough that facing us. Then, flip the dough and cook for another minutes.

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    Transfer the cooked flat bread on the plate. Cook the same way for another dough.

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    Enjoy the flat bread with any curry or salad or just enjoy it plain.

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