Chapati, also known as roti, is a type of Indian bread that is staple in many Indian house holds. It is made from whole wheat flour known as atta, warm water and sometimes salt. Chapati is usually served with a curry or dal and is used to scoop up the food. This type of bread is rich in nutrients like dietary fibers, proteins, and complex carbs. It is not only popular in India, but also in other South Asian countries and parts of Africa.
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In a large bowl, combine the flour and salt.
Gradually add the warm water and knead until the dough is soft and smooth.
Cover the dough and let it rest for 15 to 20 minutes.
Divide the dough into equal-sized balls.
Roll out each ball into a thin circle using a rolling pin.
Heat a tawa (griddle) over medium heat.
Cook the chapati on the tawa for about a minute or until you see small bubbles appearing on the surface.
Flip the chapati and cook for another minute or until both sides have brown spots.
Optional: Brush the hot chapati with a little ghee or oil.
Serve chapatis hot with a side of dal, curry or yogurt.