East African Bread (Chapati) recipe – 158 calories

East African Bread (Chapati) recipe – 158 calories

East African Bread (Chapati) recipe – 158 calories

2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
1 teaspoon cooking oil
1 teaspoon salt
warm water, as needed

1. If the ingredients have been in the refrigerator, allow them to come to room temperature.
2. In a bowl, mix the flour with the salt.
3. Slowly add enough water to make a thick dough.
4. Mix in one spoonful of oil.
5. Knead the dough for a few minutes on a cool surface, adding a few spoonfuls of dry flour.
6. Return the dough to the bowl, cover with a clean cloth and let it rest for about 30 minutes.
7. Lightly grease a griddle or skillet with cooking oil and preheat.
8. Divide the dough into 6 orange-sized balls and flatten them into six-inch circles. Fry them in the griddle or skillet until each side is golden brown and spotted, turning once.
9. Serve them with butter and any soup, stew or curry dish.

Servings: 6

Nutritional information for one serving:
Calories: 158
Calories from fat: 10
Total fat: 1.2g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Total carbs: 31.8g
Fiber: 1.1g
Protein: 4.3g
WW points: 3

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  1. I do love these kinds of breads.

  2. Does butter add calories to the chapatti or is the 158 kal it inclusive?

  3. Adding butter will add more calories, depending on how much butter you use.

    What’s included in the calorie calculation are just the basic ingredients (everything listed under “Ingredients”).

  4. I love Indian food very much. and it was so much tasty i ws so much attractive to this thank u of a great sharing.

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  6. I love Chapatis, its a really simple recipe.Though the key to a good chapati is to get the dough to rise.Don’t worry you dont need any baking powder for this.Simply use a spatula to press the sides as you cook the dough, this will trap air on the sides allowing them to make the centre rise up.This gives teh chapati a softer lighter texture and you can peel off pieces easily.

  7. Great recipe. We’ll be making this for our annual celebrations of Christmas traditions from around the world. Yes, African countries – an amalgam of traditions for which I mean no disrespect – will be this year’s focus.

  8. Yes, a good food, which you can make in few minutes. It`s perfect. 😉

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  11. Chapati is one of East African top Recipe. Many people especially those who visit to Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania enjoy eating Chapatti but really don’t care to know how it is made.

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  13. thanks for this post! It taste so delicious. I love it.

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