Chappatis/Indian Flat Bread. A simple but delicious recipe for Indian flatbread. Serve with Indian curry, main dishes, or even use to make sandwich wraps. Roti is Indian flat bread made with whole-wheat flour.
In North India, roti is part of the main meal. Chapati is the most commonly eaten bread in Northern India. It is very similar in shape to the Mexican tortilla, but very different in texture and flavor. You can cook Chappatis/Indian Flat Bread using 7 ingredients and 19 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Chappatis/Indian Flat Bread
- It’s of Must Have Utensils.
- Prepare of griddle / tava.
- Prepare of Rolling pin and board.
- Prepare of Ingredients.
- Prepare of Kneaded Dough (check my previous recipe for kneading the dough).
- Prepare of Oil for brushing.
- You need of Wheat / all purpose flour for dusting.
Chapati is a popular Indian flat bread made with wheat flour. Easy chapati recipe that anyone can make at home that yields soft and puffy chapati. I have personally tried her homemade chapati; I was instantly hooked on the soft, fluffy wheat bread. Roti, also called Chapati or Phulka, is a whole wheat Indian flatbread staple in Indian homes.
Chappatis/Indian Flat Bread instructions
- Pinch and form lemon sized balls from the dough. Depending on how many chappatis you are making.
- Heat the griddle on high flame.
- Flatten the ball with your palms maintaining the circular shape.
- Add a drop of oil in the centre of the flattened ball and spread it evenly on it (only one side).
- Sprinkle little flour on the oiled surface.
- Bring all the ends together and push it in the middle.
- Flatten it again, retaining the circular shape.
- Dust the flat circle in dry flour on both sides.
- Add little flour to the board, so that the chappati doesn’t stick while rolling.
- Roll the circle into a round flat disc/chappati (not too thin/transparent) maintain the same thickness all around.
- Turn the chappati clockwise while rolling and flattening. Flip it both sides. Sprinkle flour if it’s sticking to the board..
- Place it on the hot griddle.
- When you see little bumps, flip it over, and brush it with oil. (use less oil as possible for it to be more healthy).
- Now flip it over to the first side and brush it with oil the same way.
- Flip again to see if the bumps are light brown in colour.
- If it puffs up…it’s just PERFECT!!.
- When the bumps turn brown on both sides, your chappati is ready..
- Serve hot. Can be stored in aluminium foil for 6 hours. It turns harder after 6 hours..
- Enjoy 😉👍🏻.
Let's learn how to make soft roti's every time! There is no leavening agent needed in this flat bread. Some people add salt, some oil. Chapati is an unleavened Indian flat bread that is eaten with vegetables or curries. Chapati (alternatively spelled chapatti, chappati, chapathi, or chappathi; pronounced as IAST: capātī, capāṭī, cāpāṭi), also known as roti, safati, shabaati Chapatis are one of the most common forms of wheat bread which are a staple food in the Indian subcontinent.