Indian Chapati Recipe
Chapati is a popular Indian flatbread like structure made with wheat flour. It is easy, that anyone can make at home that is soft & puffy chapati. In India various types of chapatis are made such as Akki Roti, Thalipeeth, Naan, Ragi Roti, Phulka .you might be searching on the internet how to make roses, in various languages such as रोटी कैसे बनाएं ,नर्म फूली रोटी कैसे बनाएं, paratha (chapati) all answers you will get here.
Do you know that calories in chapati are very high, protein in chapati is not too high but good enough ie, 11.25g per 100 g and also chapati nutrition is also too much which gives us very much energy.
chapati in English may be called as flat bread. And also do you know dough meaning in hindi is loee. For your comfort we have also provided making chapati images with this. Lets learn to make chapatis.
It is a popular Indian flatbread like structure made with wheat flour. It is an Easy that anyone can make at home that is soft and puffy chapati.
HOW TO MAKE CHAPATIS | how to make soft chapatis?
It is all about the technique when making chapatis. In the recipe given below, you will learn about the exact techniques to make it.
DISHES TO SERVE WITH CHAPATI?
You can eat the chapati as is, with some butter, or with chutney or achar/pickle.
Kenyan Soft Layered Chapati:
Recipe for Kenyan soft layered chapati is little bit similar to our Indian chapati , but the procedure of making it is different. In this the dough is rolled in rod like structure and then the roll is made to wound in circular form and then made flat with belan and oiled wit brush on top. The Kenyan flatbread is filled with soft layers and it is fried in pan until its color turns golden. This Kenyan chapati is Perfect for taking it with tea for breakfast.
TOTAL SERVINGS 12 CHAPATIS
PREPAIRATION TIME 15 MINUTES
COOKING TIME 10 MINUTES
- 2 cups of whole wheat flour or drum wheat ie ,“Atta”
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 cup of water
- 2 tsp wheat flour, for rolling & dusting
STEPS -How to make Whole Wheat Chapati :
1) Sieve the flour, add the salt to it and mix well. Place the flour in large bowl & add 3/4 cup of water. Stir it gently with fingers in circular motion until the flour starts to gather. Add 1-2 tsp more flour if the dough looks too sticky. And Add more water to it if it looks too dry & firm.
2) Knead flour until it becomes soft & pliable and does not stick to your fingers. You can now put little oil on your hand while kneading the dough to help with kneading. now Cover the dough with plastic wrap and let the dough rest for at least 1 hr, at room temperature. You can store the dough in refrigerator. Just thaw to the room temperature before using it.
3) Once ready to make chapatis, heat the griddle over medium to high heat. Divide the dough into 10 to 12 equal-sized dough balls. Working only on one dough ball at a time. Roll the dough ball in the flour & flatten it a bit with your hands. Transfer the flatten ball to clean flat surface, roll it with rolling pin into a 6 to 7 inch disc. If the dough sticks to the surface, then dust the surface with more flour.
4) Place the chapati on the hot gas plate and cook for 30 sec or until tiny golden dots start to appear on the surface, flip over & cook the other side. Flip over again & soon the chapati will starts to puff up. Use a folded kitchen towel & press gently on the puffy chapati to push the air down to the flatten part of of the chapati. The whole bread should puff up into like round ball.
5) Transfer the cooked chapatis to a serving platter or plate. You may baste it with a little butter or ghee. Serve immediately and ready to eat.
Now,If your chapati do not puff up like a ball, then also it will taste delicious. It may take little practice to get puffy chapatis. You can also puff up chapati on the direct flame.