500 g of plain flour
pinch of salt
1/2 cup of ghee (clarified butter) or cooking oil*
1/2 cup of water
* Please do not use ghee if you are making this in the middle of winter.
Sieve flour and salt into a large bowl.
Pour cool clarified butter into the bowl with the flour and slowly mix in the water.
Roll out the dough and stretch it as thin as you can, drizzle with some cooking oil. Slowly pick up the disc and twist to make a rope then wrap it into a spiral.
You should end up with something like this. Leave it somewhere warm to soften.
Place the soften dough on the work surface and flatten it with your palm.
Place disc on a hot tava (flat griddle) and fry on both side til golden. When it is done place it on a plate and loosen it slightly with your palms.
Serve with curry as part of a Malaysian meal or have it with sugar or condensed milk.
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