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    Homemade East Indian Chapati Bread

    Homemade East Indian Chapati Bread. Photo by Spice Guru

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    25 mins

    15 mins

    10 mins

    Spice Guru's Note:

    My recipe for chapati flatbread.

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    CHAPATI RECIPE

    SUGGESTED TOPPINGS (CHOOSE ONE OR TWO)

    • 3/8 teaspoon fresh minced cilantro (per each side)
    • 3/8 teaspoon fresh minced garlic (per each side)
    • 3/8 teaspoon minced fresh green onion top (per each side)
    • 3/8 teaspoon fresh minced mint (per each side)

    SUGGESTED SEED TOPPINGS (CHOOSE ONE OR TWO)

    • 1 dash cumin seed (per each side)
    • 1 dash dill seed (per each side)
    • 1 dash onion seeds (per each side)
    • 1 dash poppy seed (per each side)
    • 1 dash sesame seeds (per each side)

    BASTE

    CUCUMBER-MINT YOGURT SAUCE

    Directions:

    1. 1
      MEASURE the dry CHAPATI RECIPE ingredients first into large bowl of a food processor (omitting butter and water); PROCESS for 10 seconds; LEAVE processor running.
    2. 2
      ADD butter through feeder tube; PROCESS 10 seconds; POUR 2/3 cup water slowly through feeder tube of processor while running; PROCESS dough ingredients until it forms a ball, about one minute.
    3. 3
      REMOVE dough from processor.
    4. 4
      DIVIDE the dough into 8 equal portions; ROLL out each piece to a circle between 1/16-1/8 inch thick on a well-floured surface (for crispy chapatis roll dough to 1/16''); SPRINKLE one side with desired toppings and/or seeds; LIFT chapati gently with a metal spatula; SPRINKLE other side with toppings; GENTLY roll top surface with a rolling pin.
    5. 5
      PLACE a heavy iron skillet over high heat until steam rises from it: LOWER heat to medium; ADD the first chapati to the pan.
    6. 6
      TURN the chapati over with a spatula when it begins to brown and bubble slightly (press down any high bubbles with spatula if necessary).
    7. 7
      TURN chapati once again.
    8. 8
      REMOVE the cooked chapati from the pan; BASTE lightly with melted butter or ghee; KEEP warm in foil lined with a paper towel.
    9. 9
      REPEAT the same cooking process for the remaining chapatis.
    10. 10
      SERVE warm with your favorite Indian entree with CUCUMBER-MINT YOGURT SAUCE or Major Grey chutney and enjoy!

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 06, 2010

      45

      This was easy to do & turned out pretty well. I topped it with butter & feta cheese.

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    Nutritional Facts for Homemade East Indian Chapati Bread

    Serving Size: 1 (84 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 192.2
     
    Calories from Fat 30
    15%
    Total Fat 3.3 g
    5%
    Saturated Fat 1.8 g
    9%
    Cholesterol 8.4 mg
    2%
    Sodium 629.3 mg
    26%
    Total Carbohydrate 34.5 g
    11%
    Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
    6%
    Sugars 1.7 g
    7%
    Protein 5.5 g
    11%

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    onion seeds

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