roti

noun
ro·​ti | \ ˈrō-tē How to pronounce roti (audio) \

Definition of roti

: a round soft flat unleavened bread also : such a bread wrapped around a filling and eaten as a sandwich

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Thousands of monkeys live around the temple and about 300 of them come for Dongol’s roti. Washington Post, "AP Photos: Nepal woman spends her day feeding temple monkeys," 25 July 2019 Senthilnathan’s family enjoys this salty pickle on top of rice and thayir sadam (yogurt rice), with roti, or pureed and used as a marinade for chicken. SFChronicle.com, "A world tour of pickles in the Bay Area and how to make them," 26 July 2019 The French restaurant serves escargots, croque monsieur and lobster crepes during breakfast and lunch, and boeuf Bourguignon, moules frites and poulet roti for dinner. Hadley Tomicki, Los Angeles Times, "Amá•cita, Tex-Mex with an L.A. twist, opens in Culver City; Taco Drama in Koreatown," 16 July 2019 Palwinder Singh orders creamy black lentils, chicken curry and roti, finishing it off with chai and cardamom rice pudding. Jaweed Kaleem, latimes.com, "Sikh drivers are transforming U.S. trucking. Take a ride along the Punjabi American highway," 27 June 2019 Palwinder Singh orders creamy black lentils, chicken curry and roti, finishing it off with chai and cardamom rice pudding. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Sikh drivers are transforming U.S. trucking. Take a ride along the Punjabi American highway," 27 June 2019 However, carnival-goers can head to De Coal Pot (2DC Cruz Bay) located 500 feet from the ferry dock for authentic Caribbean cuisine like roti, oxtail, snapper creole or conch in butter sauce. Anquanette Gaspard, Essence, "We Come To Fete! The Ultimate Guide To St. John Carnival," 27 June 2019 My mother’s mother serves it with roti and her homemade yogurt. Washington Post, "For my father, making his masala omelet is an act of precision and love," 6 June 2019 And while most of those ingredients do line the shelves of my local grocery store, finding roti is a battle. Ilaf Esuf, SELF, "How 10 People Cook the Foods They Grew Up With After Immigrating to the United States," 4 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of roti

1838, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for roti

Hindi & Urdu roṭī bread; akin to Sanskrit roṭika, kind of bread

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