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  • n. An extremely simple circular, flat, unleavened bread made with sieved wholemeal flour and water. Found in Indian cuisine.

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  • n. flat pancake-like bread cooked on a griddle


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  • In fact we gave them chapatti, which is not typical food for someone who struggles to eat each day.

    Pure Christianity

  • Coronation chicken is a dish begging to be rescued from the retirement home of the chiller cabinet and given the respect it deserves: as Simon Hopkinson tartly observes, "those cowboys who continue to think that bottled curry paste mixed with Hellmann's is in any way a reasonable substitute here need a good slap with a cold chapatti".

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  • "Some weeks it would be like chapatti – you'd just make flour and water and grill them and have them with margarine on top" – other weeks they simply binged, and many of them, including Caitlin, became obese.

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  • We spent three days riding bikes through the ruins, exploring temples, and enjoying chai tea and thali (a cheap Indian dish consisting of rice, chapatti, curry, and dal) along the river.

    Carly Shankman: Coconuts and Temples: Hampi, India

  • This reminds me of chapatti, one of my favourite flatbreads.

    A Rant and A (Good) Recipe: Algerian Flatbread - Msemmen [Αλγερινή Πίτα (Ψωμί)]

  • One gets the feeling this chapatti is not fully cooked as yet.

    Grain Drain

  • When the griddle is hot, pick up a rolled out chapatti and slap it back and forth gently to remove any excess flour.

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  • Then move the chapatti to the back burner, where it should fill with steam and swell like a balloon.

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  • Let it cook for 1 minute, or until the chapatti lightens in color, small bubbles begin to form and the bottom has small brownish spots on it.

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  • After browsing some cookbooks I finally settled on a chapatti recipe.

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