How To Make Chapati In Uganda

What Is Chapati?

A round flat unleavened bread that is usually made of whole wheat flour and cooked on a griddle.Pale-brown in colour and gritty in texture, chapati flour is finely milled wholewheat flour, also known as ‘atta’. Chapatis can be reheated but they’re best cooked fresh. You could also spread your favourite pickle or chutney over them and roll them into tortilla shapes.

The Process Of Making Secret Chapatis?

Adding a little oil to your wheat flour will result in soft and tasty rotis as the oil lends conductivity to the flour. It will help the chapatis heat up faster when on the pan without losing a lot of moisture.

How Do I Prepare Chapati?

Put two cups of flour along with a cup of water, salt and ghee in it. Mix well and start kneading a dough. Make sure that the dough is not too thick nor too thin. It has to be of a soft and pliable consistency.

The Price of Chapati In Uganda

A chapatti is Shs 500, Kikomando Shs1, 500 and Rolex depends on the number of eggs you want where a Rolex of one egg goes for shs 1,000 and there is an addition of cabbage, onions and tomatoes to one who buys a Rolex,” Komujuni says.

What Are The Ingredients Of Preparing Chapati Answer?


  • 2 cups of wheat flour or durum wheat atta.
  • 1 cup lukewarm water.
  • 1 tsp. salt (optional)
  • 1-2 tsp. ghee (optional)
  • Makes 10-12 chapatis.
  • Chapatis are made of whole-wheat flour known as atta, mixed into dough with water, oil (optional), salt (optional) in a mixing utensil called a parat, and are cooked on a tava (flat skillet).

What Is The Best Flour For Making Chapatis?

I prefer Sujata Chakki Atta or Aashirvaad Select Sharbati Atta or Aashirvaad Whole Wheat Atta. If the dough gets too sticky, it means more water got added. Add a tablespoon of flour at a time and knead again till all the flour is absorbed. If the dough gets too hard, it means less water was added.

Can I Use Baking Powder In Chapati?

The basic recipe includes either all white flour or a combination of both white and whole-wheat flour combined with salt, warm water, and sometimes a bit of fat. No leavening agent, either in the form of yeast, eggs, or chemical leaving, such as baking powder or baking soda, is used.

Can You Put Eggs In Chapati?

Place 1-2 eggs into a small bowl and beat together. Heat a little oil in the chapatti pan, then pour half of the egg mixture into the pan. Place a chapatti on top of the egg mixture and pour the remaining egg mixture over the top of the chapatti. Flip the chapatti over.

Do Chapatis Need Oil?

Cooking oil would make the pan’s surface oily so your Chapati won’t stick on it while you are cooking. It is preferable that you cook on a high or medium flame. Cooking on low flame will make your chapati hard and brittle instead of being soft.

Which Type Of Wheat Is Good For Chapati?

Also known as just ‘bread wheat’, this is the most common variety of wheat produced not just in India, but worldwide. It contains a lot of proteins and is suitable for making puffy flatbreads (chapati).

Which Type Of Wheat Is Best For Chapati?

Sihore Wheat

“It is best recommended for making chapatis and phulkas as they turn out to be softer, tastier and healthier. However, it has a lower gluten content which makes it harder to make larger chapatis. It is enriched with essential nutrients and vitamins B and E.