Roshi is very similar to Indian rotis (flatbreads).
The secret to making soft dough is using warm water whilst kneading the dough. You can add a few tablespoons of shredded coconut to the dough whilst kneading it to add flavor.
Maldivian Roshi: A Recipe from Six Senses Laamu, Maldives
2 cups flour
1 tsp. cooking oil
Salt to taste
Warm water to knead dough
• Mix flour, cooking oil and salt together in a bowl.
• Add warm water little by little to knead smooth dough.
• Leave it for an hour.
• Make equal sized balls, smear them with dry flour and roll them out on a rolling board.
• Heat a griddle.
• Put the roshi on it.
• Moderately roast both the sides of roshi on griddle.
• Roshi is ready to serve.