Roti Jala (Net Like Bread). A savory crepe typically eaten alongside a fragrant Malaysian chicken curry, roti jala is Malay for "net bread," referring to the bread's delicate lace-like design. Roti Jala, literally meaning "Net Bread", is a popular Malay tea time snack served with curry dishes which can be found in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. The roti jala is a pretty dish that looks like a lace doily due to the way it is made.
Roti Jala (Net Like Bread) One of our traditional appetizer. Literally translated, roti jala means net bread, referring to its intricate net design inspired by the nets of Malaysian fishermen. Moving quickly, lightly drizzle the batter onto the pan in a circular motion to form a lacy, net-like pattern. You can have Roti Jala (Net Like Bread) using 8 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Roti Jala (Net Like Bread)
- It’s 1/2 cup of Cooking oil.
- Prepare 1/2 cup of Fresh milk.
- You need 3 cup of Warm water.
- Prepare 1/3 cup of Coconut extract (Santan kelapa).
- You need 1 of Egg.
- It’s 1 tsp of Tumeric powder.
- You need 1 tsp of Fine sugar.
- You need 2 1/2 cup of Flour.
When the batter is cooked all the way through, remove from heat. Fold Roti Jala in half twice, forming a triangle or quarter circle. When translated, Roti Jala literally means "net bread" because of its lacy or net-like appearance. Well made Roti Jala is tender and delicate.
Roti Jala (Net Like Bread) step by step
- Blend all together until smooth. Using the flour sifter, strain them to remove extra lump into a small hand pot.
- Heat up a flat pan or a non stick pan.
- You will need the mold to make the net thing. You can google up for the mold.
- Using the net bread mold, spread the mix on the hot pan in few but connected circling mode. The shape and look of the net can be vary. As long as it look like net, should be good enough for first-timer…Make mold by mold until the mix is finish and you should have about 20 pcs of them..more or less… :).
- You can fold the net into triangle or roll them into a long / short stick shape. Serve hot with some gravy…traditionally we serve them with Mild Chicken Curry (You may try our family fav Mild Chicken Curry recipe but best to replace the chicken with boneless chicken which diced to a bite size…can be found in my profile…).
It should never be brown or crispy. They are usually served with Chicken Curry, Beef Rendang (caramelized beef curry), or serunding daging (spicy beef floss). The net-like crepes are great for sopping up sauces and are a nice alternative to rice! I hadn't made Roti Jala in a long time, but decided to recently, when I cooked some chicken curry. I could also finally use my mother's old Roti Jala funnel that I'd found while digging through her kitchen cupboards last year.
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