Indian Bread (Roti/Chapati)

Roti is served with Indian Dish


  • 1 cup of Multi-Grain or Whole wheat flour (Keep 2-3tbsp for dusting/rolling use)
  • 1/4 cup water; luke warm (water quantity depends on the flour type) 

Preparation (Dough)

  1. Take a mixing bowl or a dough making machine
  2. Place the flour in the bowl with half the water. Do not add all the water together. 
  3. Start mixing and kneading the flour. Add 1-2 tbsp of water if too dry or the dough is not binding.
  4. Knead the dough until soft and easy to push finger into the dough.
  5. Leave it aside for 10 mins 

Preparation(Roti) (Youtube Video –

  1. Place a flat pan or skillet on medium heat.
  2. Divide the dough into golf ball size or smaller balls. Using your palms, roll them into circular balls. 
  3. Take a small dough ball and press on flat surface. 
  4. Using a rolling pin, roll over dough while turning/dusting with flour and create a flat shaped circular dough.
  5. Take the uncooked roti and place it on the heated pan.
  6. Flip the roti to evenly cook both sides. Use turn spatula as needed to flip/press the roti. 
  7. Once the cooked roti has patchy brown spots and is not too soft and too crispy, it is ready to eat.
  8. Enjoy with your favorite dish.
Roti Flour Dough
Roti Flour Dough
Roti on Pan
Roti on Pan


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