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cha·pa·ti

also cha·pat·ti (chə-pä′tē)
n. pl. cha·pa·tis
A flat, unleavened, disk-shaped bread of northern India, made of wheat flour, water, and salt. Also called roti.

[Hindi capātī, from capānā, to press down, flatten, causative of capnā, to be pressed or flattened; akin to Prakrit cappaï, he presses; perhaps akin to Sanskrit carpaṭaḥ, flat of the hand, thin biscuit of flour (ultimately of non-Indo-Aryan origin) or to Tamil cappaṭṭai, anything flat, flatness.]
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Noun1.chapatti - flat pancake-like bread cooked on a griddle
flatbread - any of various breads made from usually unleavened dough
Bharat, India, Republic of India - a republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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I always tell waiters or waitresses not to cook the chapatti too much but they still fail to do it and I don't know why," she noted.
1 pan-size naan bread or chapatti (we use fresh - but a roti or chapatti from the supermarket is fine too) Loads of fresh coriander Tomato and chilli sauce Natural yoghurt METHOD SET your pan to high heat, add cumin seeds and dry roast until they release their aroma - don't burn
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The price of a chapatti has increased from Rs 6 to Rs 7 and that of a Naan from Rs 7 to Rs 10, at some places it is Rs 12.
PESHAWAR -- Nan Baais of Peshawar have observed shutter down strike in the city for claiming it their right while citizens are forced to purchase Chapatti in Rs 15 from open ovens (Tandoors).