If you are one of those who have been failing terribly when making chapatis,you need to avoid these mistakes:
1•choice of flour_ You might think that flour as long as its wheat flour. But truth be told,some brands are wsy better than others.You can ask for recommendations of the best flour for chapatis from friends or people who specialise in making and selling chapatis.
2•Cold water_If you have been using cold water,could be the reasons your chapatis are hard for the best chapter always use warm eate. You can't afford to take chanceswith cold water.
3•Kneading _ Kneading is the most important step in chapati preparation. If you need a tough dough,the chapatis will definitely be hard. Knead a soft dough for soft chapatis. But the dough should not also be too wet.
4•Cooking immediately_ When you are in a hurry,you might want to start rolling and cooking as soon as you get done with kneading. But this is a BIG mistake. Allow the dough to rest for at least 20 minutes before rolling.
5•Not covering your dough _ lf you leave your dough uncovered for 2o minutes,don't be surprised if you can't chew the find product .Cover the dough after kneading to avoid loss of moisture.
6• Not adding oil_ Don't be so mean with cooking oil if you want soft chapatis. Add some oil while kneading to make the dough even softer.Adding some milk or cream wil also improve the quality.
7•Rolling _ This is yet another place where manyget lost.lf you don't roll evenly,some psrts will be thinner and harder.And if your dough was too wet,you will be forcedto add more flour when rolling and what you will get is hard chapatis. You could also use some oil _little though when rolling.
8•Too ow or excess heat_ If your pan is too hot,your chapatis will burn before they cook. Also,if the fire is not hot enough,your chapatis will stay on heat longer and they will be harder.
If you avoid these mistakes,you are guaranteed of soft chapatis that will have everyone showering you with praises.
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