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

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 cup Wheat Flour
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Oil


  • Take the flour in the mixing bowl, add salt and mix well.
    Wheat Flour
  • Add water and knead it to slightly soft dough. Rest it for 5-10mins.
  • Take a portion of the dough and make big lemon size balls. Roll the balls in the flour and keep aside.
  • Take a ball and start rolling into circular shape, apply little oil.
  • 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.
  • Take one of the dough and start rolling it with the rolling pin. 
  • If it sticks to the pin or the base, sprinkle little wheat flour and start rolling till it flattens to thin chapati.
  • When the pan is hot, place the dough and flip it over after 1min.
  • 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. 
  • Fry on both sides until dough is cooked and has nice golden brown color
  • Serve hot. Chapati goes well with gutti vankaya curry.
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