Chapati aka Indian Flat Bread
Chapattis are similar to tortillas, but made with no baking powder. They are easy to make and keep well if stored in an air-tight container. Chapattis are common in Southeast Asia and throughout Africa.
2 ½ cups flour (I use fresh ground soft white wheat)
2 cups water (or enough to make a soft dough)
1 pinch salt (Kosher or sea salt is best)
Mix flour and salt in a large mixing bowl.
Make a hole in flour and using your hand, mix in water to make a soft dough.
Knead for five minutes, return to the bowl, cover with wet cloth and refrigerate for an hour.
Heat a cast iron skillet over medium high heat until very hot.
Roll out ½ a handful of dough into a flat round shape and place in pan, cooking for 1 minute on each side.
Once turned press gently with a towel, until brown.
Repeat until all dough is used.
About 10 chapattis
|Very low in saturated fatNo cholesterol
Low in sodium
Very low in sugar
High in selenium
High in thiamin
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