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Roti And Chapati At Home Recipe

Roti or chapati is one of the most popular delicacies of India. This delicious food is loved by people from all age groups. Roti or chapati has a long history in India and across the world. Roti or chapati benefits are many including high content of calories and low in saturated fat.



What exactly is Roti?

Roti is an unleavened, thin, flat bread that originated in Indian subcontinent. It consists of fine stone ground whole wheat and other bran components.

Roti or chapati makes up a big part of Indian lunch and dinner. chapati is loved by people from all age groups and even more so with pregnant women as this is one of the very light versions of the heavy, oily rotis that can be eaten even when pregnant.

Roti or chapati makes up almost 80% of the Indian breakfast menu. It is an excellent substitute for sandwiches. Roti or chapati can be used to make a variety of Indian curries and also savory snacks. The dough for the dough variety of Roti or chapati can be prepared several different ways depending on the preparation of the actual bread. The ingredients for the preparation of the Indian flat bread are also available in local markets in your town or city.

Roti or chapati benefits in a number of ways. Apart from being economical, it provides a healthy alternative to the high calorie, fatty fast food diets. The calories in the Indian meal are more healthy than the calories in fast food. Moreover, the nutrition in the Indian meal can be further improved by making the dough with the use of any of the many available ingredients. A number of people use ready-made rotis in their Indian diets. The ready-made rotis can be cheaper, healthier and more nutritious than the homemade variety of rotis.

Roti or chapati can be made with the use of any of the many available Indian ingredients. When using chick peas, you will want to add a little salt, as well as some black pepper and onion powder. Most of the Indian ingredients will have already been added for the purpose of making the dough. Once the right amount of wetness is achieved, add the dry ingredients into the wet mixture and turn the mixture out onto a floured board. Once the mixture is smooth and fluffy, begin to roll the dough into tight rolls.

Roti or chapati is easy to make and it’s a great way to save time and money. You don’t have to go out in the cold weather to buy food, and it can be made at home for only a few bucks. If you’re a real baker, you probably already have all the ingredients to make some of the more elaborate recipes, such as the ones that require a fork and knife. Making these types of doughnuts ensures that you are using the freshest and highest quality ingredients and that you are getting a well balanced meal. If you like to eat foods that are handmade, then you’ll love the way that this easy snack makes you feel. You can apply some oil to the dough, or you can use some store bought oil, but once you put the dough into the pan, you can apply any type of butter or vegetable oil to make the dough soft and start the process of making your homemade Roti or Chapati.


Here is our recipe of Roti/Chapaati

Ingredients for Roti/Chapati:

* Wheat flour – 1/2 Kg
* Butter – 1 tablebspoon
* Warm milk – 1/2 cup
* Warm water – as required
* Salt to taste

Method for Roti/Chapati:

* In a large bowl, combine the flour, butter and salt.
* Add warm water and milk, mixing it with the flour until a soft dough is formed.
* Place the dough on the board and knead the dough for 5 minutes or so and cover with plastic wrap and let rest for an 20 minutes.
* Divide the dough into 10 round balls and flatten the dough balls into 6-7 inch circles.

* Heat the tava on medium-high heat and place one roti on it, top-side down and cook for till done.

* Turn over and cook for another minute until small air pockets emerge.
* Turn it over once more and cook for another minute. With a lightly-wet towel, press on the roti, forcing it to develop more air pockets. Keep the finished rotis warm in a towel as you continue to prepare other rotis.
* Serve hot Roti/Chapati with vegetable or meat preparations.

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