Basic Chapati Recipe

READY IN: 1hr 15mins


  • 2 12
    cups atta flour, wheat flour can be substituted
  • 2
    cups water (or enough to make a dough)
  • 1
    pinch salt


  • Mix flour and salt.
  • Make a hole in flour and mix in water, making a dough.
  • Knead for five minutes, cover with wet cloth and refrigerate for an hour.
  • Heat a flat pan (non stick pans are not good for this as repeated use at high heats with no liquid tends to crack the Teflon) until smoking hot.
  • Roll out 1/2 a handful of dough into a flat round shape (3mm thick) and put into pan, cooking for 1 minute either side.
  • Once turned press gently with a towel, until brown.
  • Repeat and serve!