How to make soft Chapati | Roti

Chapati is a very common breakfast/dinner recipe in India which is made with wheat flour. Today I am going to share how to make soft chapati with simple step by step instructions along with photos. It goes very well with gutti vankaya curry.

Chapati | Roti
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
  • 1 cup Wheat Flour
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  1. Take the flour in the mixing bowl, add salt and mix well.

    Wheat Flour
  2. Add water and knead it to slightly soft dough. Rest it for 5-10mins.

  3. Take a portion of the dough and make big lemon size balls. Roll the balls in the flour and keep aside.

  4. Take a ball and start rolling into circular shape, apply little oil.

  5. Fold it to half and again fold it to the half to form a triangle shape. Repeat the steps for all the balls and keep aside.

  6. Take one of the dough and start rolling it with the rolling pin. 

  7. If it sticks to the pin or the base, sprinkle little wheat flour and start rolling till it flattens to thin chapati.

  8. When the pan is hot, place the dough and flip it over after 1min.

  9. Now apply little oil to the dough. When the dough starts to puff up, flip it and add little more oil. You can also fry it with out adding oil. 

  10. Fry on both sides until dough is cooked and has nice golden brown color

  11. Serve hot. Chapati goes well with gutti vankaya curry.

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