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Kaara Chapathi (Spicy Chapathi)

Kaara Chapathi
This is the recipe for those who are looking for chapathi recipe with a difference. One of the best ways to make usual chapathi much more interesting. The recipe follows..

kaara chapathi

Yields : Around 5 Chapathi

Preparation Time : 15 minutes


Whole Wheat Flour        - 1 cup
Corn Flour                      - 2 tbsp (Chola Maavu)
Salt                                  - As required
Water                               - As required
Oil                                    - Optional

To Coarsely Grind:

Chopped Ginger   - 2 tsp
Green Chili           - 1
Cumin Seeds         - 1/2 tsp
Coriander Leaves  - few


  • Coarsely grind everything under ' To Coarsely Grind'. Take a bowl. Add whole wheat flour, corn flour, salt and coarsely ground mix to it. Mix everything well. 
  • Add warm water to bowl in small instances and start kneading the dough.  The dough should be little sticky for making soft chapathi. So add water accordingly. 
  • Cover the dough with a wet cloth and set it aside for 30 minutes. This is also one of the tricks for preparing soft chapathi. 
  • After 30 minutes, take a lemon sized ball and roll it with the help of flour. Heat a pan. Place rolled chapathi on a hot pan. Cook it on both sides and serve with side dish of your choice. If you want spray some oil or ghee.