Indian vegetable Roti served with curried pilchards

Makes 12

Curried pilchards

  • 1 x 410g Indian style diced tomatoes
  • 1 x 155g Pilchards in hot chilli sauce
  • 1 leaf of fresh curry leaves
  • 5ml (1 tsp) mild curry powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • 1 litre water
  • Pinch of salt
  • 250ml (2 cup) Super Maize Meal Magnifisan
  • 250ml (1 cup) Super-Sure Cake Flour
  1. Place all the curried pilchard ingredients into a small pot and cook for about 15 minutes.
  2. To make the roti, bring the water and salt to a boil and slowly add the maize in a slow stream stirring with a fork to prevent any lumps from forming. Cover and leave to cook for 10 minutes. Stir with a wooden spoon and continue to cook for a further 10 minutes.
  3. Add the flour little at a time kneading into a smooth dough. The dough should not be sticky or hard.
  4. Break into little pieces and roll into balls. Flatten to your desired size. Heat a flat frying pan and toast the roti until cooked. Top or roll with the curry and serve.

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