How to Make Soft Layered Carrot Corriander(dhania) Chapati

A simple, healthy and delicious chapati recipe. Carrot and dhania are packed with vitamin and other nutrients that makes this a perfect meal for your kids.

uncooked chapati




3 cups all purpose flour

1 large grated carrot

A bunch of dhania chopped into tiny pieces

Vegetable oil

Salt to taste

Warm water as required


  1. In a big bowl mix the flour, carrot, salt, 2tbsp oil and dhania.
  2. Add little water at a time and knead the flour until you have a soft but firm dough and not sticky.
  3. Cover the dough with a cloth towel or serviette and let it sit for about 20 minutes.
  4. Roll out your dough on a slightly floured surface and apply butter or oil on top.
  5. Slice the dough into 10 to 12 strips and roll them up to form a coil like shape. Make a coiled ball and press it down to make it flat.
  6. Roll out the balls one at a time into a circular shape and brush some oil on top. Fold and roll them like in step 5 above.
  7. Roll out your balls into a circular shape using your rolling pin on a slightly floured surface.
  8. In a hot tawa(pan), place your rolled out chapati and fry on both sides on medium heat until it’s golden brown. Place in a plastic container so they stay soft. Serve after 10 – 20 minutes with stew or a cup of chai.
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3 Responses to How to Make Soft Layered Carrot Corriander(dhania) Chapati

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  3. mary kamene says:

    from experience this chapati is very sweet and eye appealing,especially to kids.

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