How to make soft Chapatis using Jackfruit flour?


How to make soft Chapatis

Chapati is the most popular recipe among Indians. It is also called by different names like roti or phulka.

Chapatis are defined as a traditional flatbread dish. It can be served with any of the non-veg or vegetable recipes. Wheat flour is the main ingredient used for making this recipe. Some of the ways by which we can make soft chapatis are as follows.

  • To get really soft chapatis, the trick lies in the kneading. The more you knead, the smoother the dough becomes and the smoother the dough is, the softer the Chapatis.
  • Use hot water for making the dough.
  • Keep the dough for about 15-20 minutes before making it into small sized dough balls.
  • Wheat flour can be mixed with jackfruit powder and jackfruit seed flour to make soft chapatis.
  • Fresh curd or milk can be used instead of water to make the dough, this will give softness to the chapatis.

Freshly prepared wheat flours are advised for making this recipe. Here we explain a simple way of making soft chapatis using jackfruit powder and jackfruit seed flour along with the wheat flour. Have a look at the ingredients used and the method of preparation of this recipe.

Ingredients required for making Chapati
  • 1/2 cup of wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup of a mixture of jackfruit flour and jackfruit seed flour.
  • 1 teaspoon of oil
  • Salt as per the taste
  • Approximately 1/4 cup of hot water

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Method of preparation of Chapati
  • Coat the utensil with 1 teaspoon of oil.
  • Add the wheat flour, salt and a mixture of jackfruit flour and jackfruit seed flour. Mix it very well.
  • Heat some water in a pan. Once you see the bubbles in the water, take it out from the flame (the water should be more than lukewarm and not too hot)
  • Little by little add the water into the mixture. Mix it to form a dough.
  • Knead the dough for 3-4 minutes. The dough should be stiff, one it cools the moisture would increase.
  • Keep the dough for about 15-20 minutes. If the dough has more moisture, sprinkle some wheat flour.
  • Knead the dough once more and make it into small equal sized balls.
  • Roll each small sized dough ball to form a circular shaped flat bread.
  • Heat the chapati pan and drop a rolled out dough onto the pan.
  • Once the bottom side is cooked, it will puff up, turn it upside down so that both the sides will be cooked to form a soft chapati.
  • Repeat the process until all of the rolled out dough is made into chapatis.
  • Serve it hot with vegetable or non-veg recipes.

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