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Traditional Chapatis

Traditional Chapatis

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 10

Cook Time : 10

Total Time : 20


Serves 7

  • 450g whole wheat flour

  • 250ml water


  • 01

    Add the water to the flour a little at a time, kneading as you go until you have a soft, elastic dough.

  • 02

    Sprinkle a little flour onto a flat surface or board.

  • 03

    Divide the dough into 8 and shape each piece into ball.

  • 04

    Flatten the balls slightly then place one on the floured surface and roll out into a flat disc approximately 15cm/6inches in diameter.

  • 05

    Repeat with the other 7.

  • 06

    Heat a shallow frying pan.

  • 07

    Lay a disc onto the hot pan and leave for 20 to 30 seconds until the surface is bubbly.

  • 08

    Flip over and cook the other side for 10 to 15 seconds.

  • 09

    As soon as brown spots appear on the underside it is done.

  • 10

    Repeat with the other breads.

  • 11

    Cooks tip: The longer you knead the chapati dough the softer the breads will be.



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