Whole wheat flatbread (chapati)
Flatbread Indian Vegetarian Vegan
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:02:45 AM. Recipe ID 26387. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Whole wheat flatbread (chapati)
Categories: Breads, Indian, Vegetarian, Vegan
Yield: 14 Servings
2 1/4 c Durum flour
1/2 ts Sea salt
1 tb Canola oil
2/3 c -Very warm water
Combine flours and salt in a large mixing bowl.
Mix in oil and water to form a stiff dough, adding more water if
necessary. Remove dough from bowl and knead on a lightly floured
surface until smooth, about 5 minutes.
Return dough to bowl, cover with a towel and set aside in a warm
place for one hour.
Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and divide into 14 equal
portions. Roll each piece into a ball and cover with a damp towel.
Heat an ungreased griddle or large frying pan over medium heat.
Working with one ball of dough at a time, flatten it, then roll into
a 6" circle, using only enough flour to keep dough from sticking.
When griddle is hot, pick up dough, shake off excess flour and place
it on a hot pan. Cook until brown spots appear, about one minute.
Flip dough over and cook on other side. (Chapati may puff up while
Cover and place in a warm oven while cooking remaining chapatis.
Per chapati: 64 cal, 2 g prot, 81 mg sod, 14 g carb, 0.3 g fat, 0 mg
chol, 18 mg calcium
HINTS: Substitute durum flour with 1-1/2 cups whole wheat flour and 1
cup unbleached all-purpose flour.
Spread with margarine or butter after cooking to maintain moistness.
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