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One of the most famous and versatile of Indian dishes, the Chapati is a favourite with kids and adults alike.
Whether they like to have it with subzi and dal, rolled up with grated veggies and cheese, or with a layer of jam, the Chapati is much-loved by kids. Ensure that you make it with good quality whole wheat flour so it is healthy and satiating for your kids.

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Chapatis recipe - How to make Chapatis

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 chapattis (6 chapatti )
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1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1 tsp oil
salt to taste
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
oil for kneading and cooking
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
  2. Divide the dough into 6 portions and roll out each portion of the dough into a 150 mm. (6”) diameter thin circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  3. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) on a high flame and when hot, place the roti gently over it.
  4. Cook it till small blisters appear on the surface. Turn over the roti and press all over lightly using a muslin cloth till it puffs up.
  5. Apply oil on both the sides and cook for few more seconds.
  6. Serve immediately.

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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per chapatti
Energy104 cal
Protein2.6 g
Carbohydrates15.7 g
Fiber2.6 g
Fat3.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium4.3 mg
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RECIPE SOURCE : Healthy Snacks for KidsBuy this cookbook

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 on 10 Sep 16 08:55 AM

this information is so helpful to me personally, other sites doesnt have this kind of useful content thank you so much
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks JB. We are delighted you loved the Chapati recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
10 Sep 16 09:37 AM
 on 09 Jul 16 10:41 AM

Thanks for this recipe. I know know the difference between chapati, roti and phulka, etc. they turned out really soft and had it with your Aloo methi subzi recipe. Yumm!!
 on 19 May 16 04:51 PM

Soft chapati recipe 1 was looking for.. and i have found it.. It turned out really well and perfect..