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How to Make Soft Chapati | Soft Chapati Recipe | Soft Roti Recipe

Soft chapati recipe with step by step pictures and video. Getting soft chapati all the time is a little tricky process. But follow all the steps mentioned here for soft chapati or soft roti all the time.
3 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine North Indian, South Indian
Servings 4 servings


  • Wheat Flour - 3 cups or as needed
  • Water - 1.5 cup or more
  • Salt - 1 tsp
  • Oil - 1 tblspn + more as needed


  • Take water and salt in a bowl. Mix well.
  • Add in wheat flour and mix well. Now knead this to a soft dough, add more flour as needed. Knead it for 3 to 5 mins. Drizzle top with oil and spread well.
  • Now cover it and let it sit for 30 mins.Now knead it well once again.
  • Divide it to equal portions, take a ball and dust it with flour and roll it into little thin chapati..
  • Put it on hot tawa and cook for few sec. Flip over and cook for few sec, now flip over again and cook Press bubbles on top till puffs up.
  • Now remove and store in hot case. You can drizzle the top with some ghee. Serve.



1)Add flour slowly to the water and knead it to a soft dough. 
2)Knead the dough for atleast 3 to 5 mins. 
3)Rest the dough for minimum 15 mins and maximum 1 hour.
4)Roll the chapatis little thin, but not too thin or too thick.
5)Heat the tawa really well before putting the chapati in.
6)Flip it just twice, dont keep on flipping over.
7)Once the chapati is cooked, remove it to a plate, spread some ghee or oil over and store in a hot case.
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