Chapatis

Chapati (alternatively spelled chapatti, chappati, chapathi, or chappathi), also known as roti and (in the Maldives) roshi, is an unleavened flatbread from the Indian Subcontinent; and popular staple in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Chapati is made of whole wheat flour known as Atta, salt and water, and is cooked on a tava (flat skillet).

It is a common staple in South Asia as well as amongst South Asian expatriates throughout the world. Chapatis were also introduced to other parts of the world by South Asian immigrants, particularly by Indian merchants to Central Asia, Southeast Asia, East Africa, and the Caribbean islands.

 

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