Definition of roti in US English:



  • Bread, especially a flat round bread cooked on a griddle.

    ‘serve with roti or parathas’
    count noun ‘I kept four rotis in a thali’
    as modifier ‘we went to the roti shop’
    • ‘If the sauce is poured over the kebabs, it can be served as the main dish along with naan, roti or chapatti.’
    • ‘If you don't want a full meal, you can get roti bread with satay sauce for five bucks.’
    • ‘Turn spicy masala potatoes into a meal with some wilted spinach and warm naan or roti bread, or serve with seared fish or roast chicken.’
    • ‘Janardhan took him to the bus stop after lunch, which once again had been of many dishes, paratha and roti.’
    • ‘Unleavened breads made with white and wheat flour are eaten with many meals; these include the robust naan, claybaked roti, and paratha.’


From Hindi roṭī.