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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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Thalli will include one bowl dal, two chapattis, one bowl kari/sabji and one small bowl of rice.
Top with chopped coriander and a squeeze of lime juice, and serve with the spicy pineapple paste, and some naans or chapattis.
While taking advantage of the situation, bread-making companies supplied chapattis, nans and bread in large quantity to the market to make for the 'shortage' and in return earned a significant profit.
In a research institute of the university of agriculture, Faisalabad keeps in mind the difficulties a celiac sufferer feel while selection of the diet, present project was planned to produce gluten free composite flours using gluten free sources such as maize, rice and chickpea in various combinations for the preparation of chapattis.
When questioned, Khalid claimed the box contained a machine for making chapattis, but the oven was found to contain a brown substance tightly packed inside the lining.
So they served him Chapattis to the extent of 18 inches height and placed in front a big vessel of lentil.
We want people with diabetes to know if they do decide to fast they should eat food that is absorbed slowly, such as basmati rice, pitta bread chapattis and dhal, before they begin the fast.
In 2011 to impress rain god women baked chapattis on coal to offer the Hindu deities in India's central Madhya Pradesh.
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