Chapati Bread

Chapati bread is similar to flour tortillas. Pack chapatis spread with ghee (clarified butter) Whole wheat Flat Bread (Chapati)

1 ½ cups whole wheat flour
½ cup white flour
¾ cup water
Whole wheat flour for dusting
Vegetable oil for brushing

Combine flours in a large mixing bowl, make a well to add water in mix until dough holds together. For a smooth ball, cover and rest for 10 min lightly oil your hands place dough on a work surface and kneed briefly. Divide dough into 12 equal portions and roll each to form a smooth ball. Flatten slightly put on a plate and cover. Preheat cast iron pan over high heat for 2 minutes reduce to medium high heat place a piece of dough on a floured work surface and roll into 3 inch round. Brush with oil, fold in a semi circle and fold again to form a triangle, roll from the center – out turn chapati over dust with flour and roll our to a ragged 5 ½ inch circle. Transfer to hot griddle and cook until it starts to puff. (about 30 seconds) brush with oil if necessary. Using a wide metal spatula, flip chapati and continue to cook until the bottom is flecked with brown. Press with the back of a spoon so the chapati will puff and cook evenly. Transfer to a plate, cover with foil and place in a low oven to keep warm.

If not served immediately – wrap in a kitchen towel or paper towels and store in a box. To re-heat wrap in foil and bake 12 -15 minutes.

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