Umbalakada Vegetable Roti

Umbalakada Vegetable Roti

The traditional fresh coconut roti with the added goodness of vegetables. Knorr Maldive Fish Powder Mix adds some extra oomph to this dish that is a great lunch time snack or even an easy-peasy dinner. Perfect with a sambol or a hot chicken curry!

  • Recipe serves:4-5
  • Preparation Time30 Minutes
  • Cooking Time30 Minutes


  • 500g Wheat Flour
  • 100g Finely Sliced Carrot
  • 100g Finely Sliced Leek
  • 5 sachets Knorr Maldive Fish Powder Mix
  • 2 nos Chopped Onion
  • 3-4 nos Chopped Green Chili
  • A handful Chopped Curry Leaves
  • 3 tablespoons Chili Flakes
  • 20g Astra
  • 200g Scraped Coconut
  • Water to mix


  • Mix all ingredients together well, along with a little water.
  • Knead the mixture into one big piece, which should not be sticky to the touch.
  • Take handfuls of the mixture and knead into thick pieces before frying on a Roti Thatiya (flat pan) on both sides.
  • Chef’s Tip:

    Add an egg when kneading the dough to enhance flavour