Pauroti or Bon Roti (Bread)

Pauroti or Bon Roti (Bread)


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About this recipe: This is a recipe for a soft and delicious bread with bits of raisins and ash gourd morobba.

Rukhsana_Akter Dhaka, Bangladesh


  • 2.5 cups of all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 tablespoons of milk powder
  • 1.5 tablespoon of yeast
  • 2 eggs
  • 5 teaspoons of sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of ghee or oil
  • 1 tablespoon of raisins
  • 1 tablespoons of chakumro morobba ( ash gourd morobba)
  • 1 cup of extra flour


  1. Mix all the ingredients together, except for the extra flour.
  2. Add in luke warm water and mix well so that a dough forms.
  3. Kneed and roll for a while and then mix in a little of the extra flour.
  4. Continue to kneed and roll while adding a bit of flour at a time, until no flour or dough sticks to the fingers.
  5. Vertically drop the dough 5-7 times at one arm’s distance on to a counter top or board.
  6. Cover and set aside for 20 minutes.
  7. Place the dough in a greased bread baking tray when the dough has risen.
  8. Set the tray by a warm place, preferably by a gas stove where something is being cooked, for 20 minutes.
  9. Now bake the dough in a preheated oven for 25 minutes at 160 degree Celsius.

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