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“The word 'chapati' is considered of Dravidian origin, from chappa meaning 'flattened' and attai meaning wheat flour.Chapatis are one of the most common forms in which wheat, the staple of northern South Asia, is consumed. Chapati is a form of roti (bread). The words are often used interchangeably. While roti refers to any flat unleavened bread, chapati is a roti made of whole wheat flour and cooked on a tava (flat skillet).”
READY IN:
30mins
YIELD:
8 chapatis
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a bowl, pour half cup of water.
  2. Add the flour,salt and oil.
  3. Start mixing it.
  4. Keep pouring d rest 1/2 cup water slowly into it.
  5. Knead the dough thoroughly.
  6. Divide it into 8 equal parts.
  7. Lightly dust the work place.
  8. Dip each ball in flour.
  9. Roll each balls into a thin round with a rolling pin.Keep turning it around while rolling.
  10. Heat a flat skillet over medium heat.
  11. Flip it onto the hot skillet.
  12. When small bubbles appear on it, flip it onto the other side.Keep turning it round.
  13. Flip it again.Lightly press the chapati and it will puff up.
  14. Once done,remove the chapati from the skillet.
  15. Serve it hot.

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