How to make Chapatti -

Indian bread made with whole wheat flour.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Whole wheat flour (atta) (आटा), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Breads

For more recipes related to Chapatti checkout Roomali Roti, Matar Ka Parantha, Sweet Roti, Thepla . You can also find more Breads recipes like Samo Puri Whole Wheat Pita Matar Ka Parantha Amritsari Aloo Kulcha


Chapatti Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chapatti Recipe

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) 1½ -2 cups

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Ghee to serve


Step 1

Take flour in a parat. Add 2 tablespoons oil and salt and mix well. Add some water and knead into a dough. Add remaining oil and knead into a stiff dough. Cover with a wet muslin cloth and set aside for 10-15 minutes.

Step 2

Heat a non-stick pan.

Step 3

Divide the dough into equal portions and roll out into chapattis dusting with flour.

Step 4

Roast the prepared chapattis equally from both sides on the hot pan. Press the chapatti with a cloth and remove from heat.

Step 5

Spread some ghee over chapattis. Serve hot.

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