Egg Roti – Delicious Sri Lankan Street Food

egg roti

1st Step : Make the dough for rotis

You will need :

 All purpose flour  2 cups
 Salt  1/2 tsp
 Olive oil (Any cooking oil would do)  1 tbsp
 Sugar  1/2 tsp
Baking powder  1/2 tsp

Knead it :

  • Rub flour, sugar, salt, baking powder and oil together
  • Add lukewarm water little by little and knead for about 5 – 8 mins until the dough doesnt stick on to your fingers
  • Divide into equal sized balls giving an extra kneed to each ball
  • Rub oil on each ball.  Place on a tray a little apart from each other
  • Cover with a wet tea towel or a cling film and let them rest at least 2hrs


Make the egg mixture:

You will need : Eggs, chili powder, onion and salt

  • Beat 3 eggs in a bowl, season with salt and keep aside.
  • Take a dough ball out and flatten it by carefully stretching from the sides
  • Heat a flat pan, spray oil and place the stretched out roti on it
  • Pour some of the egg mixture on the roti
  • Throw a handful of chopped onions, chili powder and salt.  You can add a chopped green chili for a spicier taste
  • Cover and cook for a minute
  • Fold the egg roti in half
  • Cover and cook further until both sides are well cooked
  • You can cut the egg rotis into equal size triangles and serve with ketchup for kids.
  • Serve them for adults with a steaming cup of plain tea with ginger pieces floating on top.