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“This lowfat, high fiber, vegan (without margarine) recipe was taken from the "Healthy Vegetarian Cookery" cookbook by Nicle Oakley.”
8 chapatis

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift the flour and salt into a large bowl and make a hollow in the centre.
  2. Add the water gradually, working in the flour to make a firm dough.
  3. Knead well for about 15 minutes, until the dough is smooth.
  4. Cover with a damp cloth and leave to stand for about 30 minutes.
  5. The dough should be quite firm and hard.
  6. Divide the dough into eight portions.
  7. Roll each into a circle, about 15 cm (6 inch) in diameter, sprinkling the rolling pin and work surface with flour to prevent sticking.
  8. Cook each chapati in a very hot heavy frying pan, without fat.
  9. When the top surface shows signs of bubbling, turn the chapati over and cook for 30-40 seconds on the other side.
  10. Then place the chapati under a warm grill until it puffs up.
  11. Spread margarine lightly on one side, fold over and serve hot.

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