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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.]

chapati

(tʃəˈpætɪ; -ˈpʌtɪ; -ˈpɑːtɪ) or

chapatti

n, pl -ti, -tis or -ties
(Cookery) (in Indian cookery) a flat coarse unleavened bread resembling a pancake
[from Hindi]

cha•pa•ti

or cha•pat•ti

(tʃəˈpɑ ti, -ˈpæt i)

n., pl. -ti, -tis, -ties.
a flat pancakelike bread of India, usu. of whole-wheat flour, baked on a griddle.
[1855–60; < Hindi capāti]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chapati - 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
Translations

chapati

chapatti [tʃəˈpætɪ, tʃəˈpɑːtɪ] N (chapat(t)i or chapat(t)is or chapat(t)ies (pl)) → chapatti m (en la cocina india, pan de forma achatada, sin levadura)
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Mirzapur district magistrate Anurag Patel on Tuesday affirmed that the case against the journalist who made the video of children being served chapatis and salt in mid-day meal at a primary school here was warranted.
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Ingredients (serves 4) For the eggs: Eight fresh, free-range eggs One large red onion, finely chopped Two cloves garlic, minced Two small hot green chilis, shredded finely One tsp Masala chat powder (or your favourite curry spice mix) One small bunch fresh coriander clarified butter or ghee Maldon salt For the chapatis: 250g chapati flour (strong brown flour will work too) 125ml water A pinch of Maldon salt For the chutney: 800g ripe tomatoes 30ml sunflower oil Two tsp black onion seeds One tsp hot chili powder 100g unrefined light muscovado sugar A splash of white wine vinegar Method To make the chutney: 1.