A flat, unleavened bread made with finely milled wholemeal flour. Eaten hot. Traditionally, pieces of chapati are curled up with the right hand and used like a spoon to scoop up meat and sauce from a curry.
Chapati or chapatti (Hindi: à¤šà¤ªà¤¾à¤¤à¥€ ; ) is a type of roti or Indian bread eaten in South Asia. In many areas of South Asia, particularly the north of the subcontinent, it is the staple food. It is made from a dough of atta flour (whole grain durum wheat), water and salt by rolling the dough out into discs of approximately twelve centimeters in diameter and browning the discs on both sides on a very hot, dry tava or frying pan (preferably not one coated with Teflon or other nonstick material).