How to make soft fluffy Chapati

Here is the easy tips and tricks for making best soft fluffy Chapati. Chapati is a flatbread made with whole wheat flour very famous in North Indian Restaurants, its preparation is very easy but for getting a quality and softness we should use some tricks.

  • Use enough water (i use warm water) to make soft and pliable dough..
  • Too hard tight dough will make it difficult to roll.. and chapathi will be hard.
  • You can prepare the dough in correct form..
  • Resting dough for 20 – 30 mins to make a soft chapathi.
  • Knead the dough well with your knuckles before making balls..
  • Keep the prepared balls covered till your ready to roll them..
  • While rolling the circles, remember to roll the side thinner than the centre..
  • This helps in puffing up the chapathi while cooking..
  • Maintain the heat medium, where your chapathi to puffs up and get light brown spots..
  • Too heat will cook the chapati too quick and burn the chapathi.
  • Whole wheat flour  / Atta – 1 cup
  • Ghee  or oil – 1 tbspn
  • Warm water – 1/4 cup (adjust it)
  • Salt – 1 tspn
  • Ghee or oil – for brushing on the top..
  • Take flour in a wide bowl and add in oil (use ghee for best taste and softness), salt
  • Rub it with your hands
  • Now slowly add in warm water and try to make a soft and non sticky dough
  • Knead the dough well with your knuckles at least for 5 mins
  • When it’s done cover it and let it rest for 30 mins
  • After 30 mins the dough became very soft and smooth texture..
  • Now make a golf size balls out of the prepared dough and keep it in a plate..
  • Roll the ball without any cracks..
  • Dust the flour in a rolling board and roll the ball into uniform thin circle..
  • Heat a pn with high flame, once it heated turns the flame into medium..
  • Place the chapathi circles in the hot tawa..
  • Flip it, to cook another sides too.
  • Keep rolling with cloth, you can see the small bubbles over it..
  • Flip it up, press the chapathi, so it became so fluffy..
  • Apply some oil over it and remove it to a plate..
  • Serve hot with loved curries..
  • Enjoy..

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