HDM Spice Shop:

Recipe type:Breads
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Wheatflour bread cooked on an iron griddle
  • 450g Chapatti Flour
  • 150g Chapatti Flour for dusting
  • Water as needed
  1. (Tip: Wet the hand to the wrist front & back being used to mix the dough, this reduces the flour sticking to your hands)
  2. Place 450g of chapatti flour to a mixing bowl and add a little of the water at a time blending in with the fingers.
  3. Mix the flour and water into a dough. Pliable enough to roll out into a round flat shape the size of a tea plate
  4. Cover with a slightly damp tea towel for 15 minutes. Then knead for two minutes and place in a covered container until ready to use.
  5. Make a ball of dough (size of a large egg) on a lightly dusted board
  6. Pre heat tawa or flat griddle on a medium flame
  7. Using a roller, roll the dough ball thinly to about 6ins/15cm adding flour to prevent sticking
  8. Place chapatti on tawa or flat griddle
  9. When bubbles can be seen on the surface flip over with tongs or a fish slice.
  10. When brown spots appear on the underside flip over again. Cook until brown spots appear, pressing it down with fish slice if necessary, or a folded teacloth
  11. Serve immediately in a wicker weave chabba, or wrap in a clean tea-towel.until golden brown