Chapati (Phulka)

Ingredients & Quantity (serves 4)

  • Wheat flour – 1 cup
  • Water – ½ cup

Preparation

  • Put four in a bowl with 1/4th water.
  • Blend the two together until it holds.
  • Beat and knead until it forms a compact ball.
  • Knead dough until it is elastic and smooth.
  • Set aside for 20 minutes.
  • Knead and divide the dough into 5 to 6 parts.
  • Roll each ball into a tortilla-like at, about 1/8″ thick.
  • Heat an ungreased skillet (pan).
  • Put phulka on the skillet (pan), and let it cook for about one minute. The top should start to look dry, and small bubbles should just start to form.
  • Turn and cook the other side for a minute until small bubbles form.
  • Turn again and cook the first side, pressed lightly with a towel. Allow it to puff.
  • Serve warm

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