roti canai

[ roh-tee chuh-nahy ]

noun
  1. a layered, unleavened flatbread similar to paratha, popular in Malaysia, Singapore, and other Southeast Asian countries.

Origin of roti canai

1
First recorded in 1970–75; roti + Malay canai “to roll (dough) thin”
  • Also called ro·ti pra·ta [roh-tee prah-tuh] /ˈroʊ ti ˈprɑ tə/ .

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