Make your own Chapati
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A really easy recipe for tasty chapatis that go well with indian dishes
Recipe type: Flatbread
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 10-12
  • 2½ (300 gr.)cups of whole-wheat flour
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • ¾ cup (180 mL) warm water
  • melted butter or ghee
  1. Place the flour in a bowl and mix in 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil.
  2. Slowly add the warm water while stirring, until the dough comes together. Keep adding the water until the dough forms a ball.
  3. Now take the dough and start kneading it on the counter. The dough should be soft, but not sticky enough to stick to your hands or the counter. Add more flour if the dough is too sticky, add more water if the dough is to dry.
  4. Now rest the dough for 10 minutes
  5. Roll out the dough in a large circle and spread out one tablespoon of vegetable oil over the surface of the dough. Now roll up the dough into one long roll.
  6. Cut the roll into pieces slightly smaller then a golf ball.
  7. Heat a flat skillet on low to medium heat
  8. Roll out the first piece of dough as thin as possible (almost see through)
  9. Add a teaspoon of oil to the skillet and place the first circle of dough in the hot skillet. Cook untill bread puffs up and starts to turn brown. Now flipover the chapati and brown the other side for 1 to 2 minutes.
  10. Remove from heat and let cool in a bowl or deep plate under a damp cloth.
  11. Cook the rest of your chapatis
  12. If desired, brush the chapati with melted butter or ghee just before serving.
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