Easy Homemade Chapati/Indian Flatbread (Vegan | Oil-Free | 15 Min)

"an easy and healthy, whole wheat Indian flatbread | pairs wonderfully with curry"
-- @eatwkriss
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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 4mins
Serves or Makes: 2

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  • 2/3 cup atta flour, sifted
  • 1/8 teapsoons salt
  • 1/2 tbsp coconut oil, optional
  • 1/3 cup boiling water
  • all-purpose flour, for dusting


  • Step 1

    In a small bowl, combine atta flour, salt and (optional) coconut oil. Pour in boiling water and mix with a spatula.⁠

  • Step 2

    Pour the contents out onto a floured working surface and knead until a soft dough forms. Divide the dough into 4 round balls (40g each).

  • Step 3

    With a small rolling pin, roll out the dough into 6 inch rounds. Dust with flour whenever it starts to stick.

  • Step 4

    Heat a pan to medium heat. Once it's hot, cook the chapati for 1 minute, or until lightly browned. Flip and repeat on the other side.⁠

  • Step 5

    Enjoy together with your favourite curries, dip in sauces or use it like a wrap.

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