Sel Roti

Sel Roti is a unique, mildly sweet flatbread from Nepalese cuisine. It is commonly made during festivals and celebrations in Sikkim and Darjeeling.

Course lunch ideas
Cuisine nepalese, sikkim
Keyword sel roti, sel roti recipe, sikkim
Author Jayashree


  • 1/2 cup rice
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoon ghee
  • water for soaking and grinding
  • oil / ghee for frying


  1. Wash the rice and soak it overnight in water.

  2. Next day, discard the water and rinse it. Grind rice along with ghee and sugar. Let the batter be of medium consistency

  3. You may use a squeezy bottle to make the rings, otherwise cut a disposable half litre bottle and use it. It comes out good with it too.

  4. Heat oil in a pan. once the oil is hot, put batter in the mould and drop it in the shape of a ring. Deep fry until golden in colour. Repeat for the rest of the dough.

Recipe Notes