Dough for Chappatis/ Indian flat bread - It was delicious !!!!! Easy to make and a crowd pleaser !!!. Today I am sharing this Dough for Chappatis/ Indian flat bread! A quick and easy dinner that is ready in under 45 minutes! You may store the dough in refrigerator. Just thaw to room temperature before using it. Once ready to make chapatis, heat the griddle over medium-high heat. Working on one dough ball at a time. It's a very versatile Indian flat bread also known as Roti, Rotli and Phulka which you can have with.
Chapati is the most commonly eaten bread in Northern India. It is very similar in shape to the Mexican tortilla, but very different in texture and flavor. If they seem dry, sprinkle a little water before reheating.
You can cook Dough for Chappatis/ Indian flat bread with 4 Ingredients and 11 steps. See the following guide!
Ingredients for Dough for Chappatis/ Indian flat bread:
- Fists full of wheat flour depending on no. Of Chappatis. (Example: 10 fists full = 10/11 Chappatis).
- 1 teaspoon oil.
- Water to knead the dough (I used 2 cups for 15 fists full of flour).
- 1 pinch salt.
Prep time does include dough standing time. Soft chapati bread is perfect for mopping up curries or stews. We usually use the frozen dough from the Asian market, which are easy and taste good. The problem with them is that they're rather expensive.
Step by step how to cook Dough for Chappatis/ Indian flat bread:
- Add the amount of wheat flour you want (Here I am making 15-16 chappatis, so I’m taking 15 fists full of wheat flour).
- Add a pinch of salt.
- Add water little by little and mix till the flour is wet and is lumpy.
- Keep adding water little by little and knead it into a round soft ball. Don’t add too much water, the dough will become sticky and soggy.
- When fully kneaded into a ball, add a teaspoon of cooking oil on the side and mix it into the dough.
- Now keep kneading the dough. The oil will give it a smooth texture. (Note: the more you knead it, the more smooth and soft it’ll become).
- You know your dough is perfect when you give it a light tap, and the print of your fingers is left on it..
- Store it in an airtight container and stick it into the fridge. It remains fresh for 2 days..
- Before starting to make chappatis, remove it 10 minutes in advance and keep it out of the fridge.
- The more you practice, the more you’ll be better and quicker at kneading the dough..
- Check out my next Recipe for making chappatis/Indian flat bread 😉.
These roti Indian style flatbread are easy to make at home and do not require any proofing time. Chapati, sometimes also spelled chapatti or called roti, is an ancient unleavened flatbread that's common in Indian, East African, and Caribbean cuisine. The basic recipe includes either all white flour or a combination of both white and whole wheat flour combined with salt, warm water, and sometimes a bit of fat. The dough used in Chapatti's is patted or slapped to form rounds of thin dough. Chaphati has many variations from spicy ones, rolls and even sweet Chapathis.