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Chapathis are very popular Indian Breakfast recipe. This is popular all over India. This is specially serves at dinner along with some rich gravy curries.

Serves – 4 to 6
Preparation time – 5 mins
Cooking time – 30 mins
Resting time – 15 mins
Makes Р14 Chapathis 


  • Whole wheat flour – 2 3/4 cups
  • Oil – 3 Tbsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Water – 200 to 250 ml as required

Procedure : 

Step 1 : In a bowl, add flour, salt and oil.
Step 2 : Mix well till theoil is well incorporated with the flour.
Step 3 : Add warm water slowly and form a smooth but stiff dough.
Step 4 : Coat this dough ball with two drops of oil and cover the dough and let it sit for atleast 30 min.
Step 5 : Make small ball out of the dough and take one ball, dip into the dry flour, roll it into a small roti.
Step 6 : Heat a pan, add the roti, the pan shoul be very hot while you add the roti.
Step 7 : While small bubbles are shown on the upper side flip the roti to another side and cook for 30 secs, and flip back to another side.
Step 8 : Toast the roati by pressing the bubbles with the spatula without breaking them.
Step 9 : If needed add some oil on both the sides of the roti.
Step 10 : Serve hot with any curry. Enjoy!!!


1 Always try to use chakki fresh atta to get soft rotis
2 The dough prepared using yort and milk instead of water makes them still soft and can stay fresh for even a week when wrapped in aliminium foil.
3 Rotis freeze well.

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  1. Sai Pushyami

    Hi ……..sruthi…dis is Pushyami…I tried it…but chapathi s r not that much of soft…can u explain how to make soft chapathi…

    1. admin

      Knead a soft dough and rest for 15 – 20 mins atleast and fry only when the pan is hot. You will get soft chapathis. Hope you get them well next time.

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