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Chapati

Published: May 25, 2022 at 4:38 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Makes 15

Warm chapatis are ideal for mopping up saucy curries or dhals – and they're really easy to make at home with only a handful of ingredients

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal134
fat2g
saturates0.2g
carbs24.4g
sugars0.3g
fibre2g
protein3.6g
salt0.3g
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Make your own chapatis to serve with one of our curry recipes. Also check out our plain naan bread, sesame naan, mushroom naan, cheese naan and more easy flatbread recipes.

Ingredients

  • 250g wholemeal or chapati (atta) flour
  • 250g plain flour
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 3 tbsp butter (optional)

Method

  • STEP 1

    Mix the flours, 1 tsp of fine sea salt and oil in a large bowl. Add 250ml of water and knead until the dough comes together in the bowl. Knead on a lightly floured worksurface until smooth, then divide into 15 balls. Roll out to flat discs approximately 15cm wide.

  • STEP 2

    Heat a tava or non-stick frying pan over a high heat and cook the chapatis, one at a time, for 30 seconds until blistered and golden brown. Flip and repeat on the other side and cook for a further 30 seconds until golden brown and lightly blistered. Stack the chapatis as you cook them to keep warm. Brush each chapati with a little butter before stacking, if you like.

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