How to make soft, delicious award winning chapatis at home

How to make soft, delicious award winning chapatis at home

Making Chapatis needn’t be such a strenuous task- especially if you have the usual know-how.nnn

– Chapati is a kind of unleavened bread that has now fitted a typical meal of the Kenyan menu, and its preparation is an art perfected with time

– This bread is no longer a preserve for Christmas celebrations now; therefore you need to learn how to make satisfying chapos every time

Chapatis or chapos as they are commonly known in the country have shifted such a standard meal that there is need to be more creative while making them.

This unleavened flatbread whose source is the Indian Subcontinent is no longer a preserve for Christmas festivities in Kenya.yH5BAEAAAAALAAAAAABAAEAAAIBRAA7 - How to make soft, delicious award winning chapatis at home

As they state, the devil is in the details and to make softly layered chapos, here’s a recipe Exposeke.com picked from Caro Jeptanui Kiprobon just for you.

Ingredients: Three cups all-purpose flour, cooking oil, one tsp salt, two tsp sugar, mashed pumpkins,1 cup milk, and blue band(margarine).yH5BAEAAAAALAAAAAABAAEAAAIBRAA7 - How to make soft, delicious award winning chapatis at home

In a bowl, mix your flour and three tsp cooking oil thoroughly.

  1. Add your sugar and salt and mix them till you come out with a sand-like texture.
  2. Add the mashed pumpkins to the mixture and knead them thoroughly.
  3. Add milk to the mix and blend the dough for ten minutes till you achieve the right elasticity (ensure that the dough doesn’t stick on your hands).
  4. After the no.4 above, cover your dough and leave it to rest for half an hour.
  5. Later half an hour, cut your dough into small balls, with a rolling pin, roll the balls into a circular shape and then brush your melted blue band on top of each. Then make them in a robe shape and coil.
  6. By your palm, take every of the coil-shaped dough and press it to make it flat. Then using a rolling pin, make a circular shape again, place the rolled round chapati and fry them in a pan until they turn perfect golden brown on medium heat.
  7. Replicate the steps in 7 above till you finish. Then serve after 15 minutes.

Hereabouts goes the yummy award-winning chapos.

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