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📅 Friday, Sep 9th

⏰ 1 PM – 2 PM

📍AMS Nest Plaza

Using only two ingredients Roti is delicious and it couldn’t be easier for a student to make. AMS Chef de Cuisine shows you how you can make this tasty Indian flat-bread at home in under an hour.

Full recipe below


  • 2 Cup Whole wheat Flour, plus extra for shaping
  • 1 Cup Water


  1. Mix flour and water together to make dough. Be sure all the flour is fully incorporated.
  2. Once the dough is mixed let it rest for 5 min.
  3. Knead the dough again until it’s nice and smooth.
  4. Rest for another 5 min.
  5. On a clean countertop, sprinkle some flour and work with the dough on it.
  6. Divide the dough into 8 equal pieces and make into smooth balls.
  7. In another container add in some more flour.
  8. Press the dough ball in the container to coat it with flour and place it on the counter.
  9. Using a rolling pin roll the dough into a circle.
  10. Roll on one side, flip and roll again on other side in opposite direction.
  11. Dip in the flour again and finish rolling till you get desired size.
  12. Heat a dry pan (no oil) over medium heat and cook from one side for 30 sec, flip and cook on other side for 30 sec, flip again for 30 sec to finish cooking.
  13. Press gently for faster and more even cooking.

Optional: If you’d like a bit more flavour add some oil or butter to the roti while it’s frying.

Since we are social distancing, why not polish up on our cooking skills with the ingredients we have at home? From home-made meatballs to stews and curry, Vishwa Mohan our very own Chef De Cuisine for the AMS and Nest Catering will be sharing some of his favourite recipes to create simple and nutritious meals.

You can also email him for any cooking & recipe related questions at

Watch now to learn how YOU can use simple ingredients in your kitchen to create amazing meatballs!

Here is the recipe:

  • 1lb                  Ground Beef (or your favourite ground meat)
  • 2ea                 Large Egg
  • 1-2strip           Bacon
  • 100gm            Grated Parmesan
  • 50gm              Sun dried tomatoes
  • 10 leaves        Fresh Basil (or tbsp. dried Basil)
  • To taste           Salt and pepper
  • 1 bottle            Pasta sauce
  • For searing      Olive oil (substitute Canola oil if needed)
  • Other ingredients could be used: Onion powder, Garlic Powder, Paprika, Beef Fat, Dried Herbs
  1. Chop Tomato, basil, & bacon
  2. Grate the parmesan
  3. Mix all the ingredients together, thoroughly
  4. Wet your hands and shape the meat balls
  5. Heat oil in a pan, sear the meat balls to golden on 3-4 sides. About 3-5 minutes
  6. Add pasta sauce, cover and cook on low-med heat for 20 min
  7. Serve with pasta or garlic bread