[PHOTOS] Would You Eat Rainbow-Coloured Roti Canai?
Have you ever wondered what roti canai would look like if you added colour to it? Yeah, neither did we... but that didn't stop a newly-opened Singaporean restaurant from making rainbow pratas anyway.
For those who are not aware, roti canai is known as roti prata in Singapore.
Though the restaurant - Banana Leaf Pork Briyani -
just opened for business earlier this month, the rainbow prata had become a big hit on social media after they posted a video of how it's made on Facebook:
Available in bright shades of blue, green, and pink (the restaurant hopes to add more colour options in the future), the colourful pratas are also available in thosai form
But wait a minute. We did some digging and found out that several food vendors in Malaysia were already making multi-coloured roti canai since as early as 2015.
The most popular one is probably Pak Lah Roti Canai at Kampung Permatang Keriang in Penaga, Penang, who introduced coloured roti canai into his menu in August 2015. After he was featured on The Star, foodies flocked to his stall from as far as Kuala Lumpur, Johor, and even Brunei and Thailand to check out his colourful roti canai.
Apparently, Pak Ayob Tip Top Corner at Pantai Dalam, Kuala Lumpur also makes multi-coloured "hipster" roti canai, as well as a stall in Kemaman, Terengganu.
Here's where it gets interesting - the colourful roti canai actually comes in various flavours, with each colour representing a particular flavour
Colouring is added to the dough to create blue, pink, green, yellow, and brown roti canai, which comes in vanilla, strawberry, pandan, banana, and chocolate respectively.
Props for the creativity, but we're just gonna stick to plain-looking, not-at-all-coloured roti canai. :p
Would you try these coloured roti canai or stick to the original? Let us know in the comments section below!