Roti Jala : 'Net' Bread or Crepe
Roti Jala : 'Net' Bread or Crepe - is a net-like or lacy type of crepe made from a flour batter. A special cup or mould with small holes, is used to form a lacy crepe cooked on a hot griddle. Roti Jala, an alternative to rice, is an ideal accompaniment to curries such as Malaysian Chicken Curry, Mutton Kurma, Chicken Kapitan, Lamb Cashew Korma.
2 3/4 cups Coconut milk or fresh milk
2 cups Plain flour, sifted
1/2 teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Oil for frying
* Beat eggs thoroughly, add milk and mix.
*Put flour and salt into a large bowl and add the liquid steadily, pouring it into the middle of the flour while mixing with a wooden spoon.
*Do not add liquid too slowly at first or it will be difficult to get rid of the lumps.
*When all the liquid has been added, beat until batter is smooth.
*Heat a heavy omelet pan or pancake pan and grease lightly with apiece of kitchen paper dipped in oil.
*Pour batter into pan, moving the ladle back and forth so that the pancake will have a perforated appearance.
*Cook until set and pale golden underneath, then turn and cook other side.
*Continue until all the batter is used up.
*If batter thickens on standing, add a little water and stir well.
Serve Roti Jala with Chicken or Vegetables Curry.