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Recipe: Perfect Flat bread / roti with sourdough starter and carrot

Flat bread / roti with sourdough starter and carrot. In a nutshell, sourdough is slow-fermented bread. It's unique because it does not require commercial yeast in order to rise. Instead, it's made with a live fermented culture, a sourdough starter, which acts as a natural leavening agent.

Flat bread / roti with sourdough starter and carrot It's quite delicious, but the original flatbread deserves its own recipe post too. Sourdough Discard Recipes. — View All Recipe Collections. Don't you hate throwing away excess sourdough starter during the feeding process? You can have Flat bread / roti with sourdough starter and carrot using 9 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Flat bread / roti with sourdough starter and carrot

  1. Prepare of overnight feedings:.
  2. Prepare 5 tbsp of sourdough starter.
  3. It's 4 tbsp of whole wheat flour/ atta- Indian flour.
  4. Prepare 4 tbsp of water.
  5. It's of Dough:.
  6. Prepare 1 cup of whole wheat flour.
  7. You need 3 tbsp of coconut milk.
  8. Prepare 50 gr of grated carrots.
  9. It's 1/2 tbsp of salt.

Don't ditch it; use that discard starter in these delicious treats instead. This sourdough bread starter begins with instant potato flakes. When fed properly, this starter will last a very long time. The potato flakes result in a very soft dough with a slightly sweet taste, adding another dimension to typical sourdough bread.

Flat bread / roti with sourdough starter and carrot instructions

  1. Feed your sourdough starter overnight. Using 5 tbsp starter from the fridge. Place in a higher bowl, add 2 tbsp whole wheat flour and 2 tbsp water. Mix it well, cover it loosely and leave it overnight..
  2. The next morning, the starter will be hungry. Add 2 tbsp whole wheat flour and 2 tbsp water. Leave it for 1 hour, it will double in volume. It is the time to use it..
  3. In a mixing bowl, add the 1 cup whole wheat flour, 1/2 tbsp salt, 3 tbsp coconut milk, starter (all of them). Mix them well and form a dough. Let it autolyse for 15 minutes..
  4. Add the grated carrot. It will be a bit wet because of the juice of carrot. Add 1-2 tbsp flour. Knead the dough for 8 minutes. Let it ferment for 1 hour..
  5. The dough will be double in volume. On your kitchen counter, sprinkle some flour. Transfer the dough to your counter, easily roll the dough and divide it into 6-7 portions..
  6. Roll the dough into round shape and around 1/2 cm thickness. Smear little oil on top of the dough..
  7. Heat the non-stick pan. Place the dough with the oil side facing the pan. Cook it for 1-2 minutes. Smear little oil on the other side of the dough that facing us. Then, flip the dough and cook for another minutes..
  8. Transfer the cooked flat bread on the plate. Cook the same way for another dough..
  9. Enjoy the flat bread with any curry or salad or just enjoy it plain..

My sourdough starter works amazing and bakes wonderful tasty breads. The problem I have is I have to make my dough very wet to get the holes in my bread. It is a very messy process and the bread comes out wide and flat. Not the look that I'm after! When I make my dough less wet the bread looks.