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  Kids & Food: soft chappati for lunch box- how?
Name: mom
Date: 2008-05-27
i have tried chappati' s they like to have them when i make at home . but they become hard and stiff for the box to xchool. how can i make them soft and smooth ewven when it cools.
Name: Radha
Subject:  for soft chapathi for lunch
Date: 2009-02-17
any wheat flour
1-2 pinches of salt
1-2 pinches of sugar
2 tea spoons of ghee
mix with boiling water

Initially use a spoon to mix since you will use boiling water, and then make dough with hand only.

With this even if you make chapathi' s for lunch, it will be soft, not dry at all.

In this way, no need to prepare dough the previous night also. Fresh dough will serve the purpose.
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Name: KAVITA
Subject:  SOFT CHAPATIES
Date: 2009-02-14
THANX FOR UR TIPS. I WILL TRY YHEM
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Name: sangeeta
Subject:  soft chapatis
Date: 2008-10-08
hi,
while preparing dough add as much warm water as u can and give sufficient time before u fry.I usually prepare dough last night for next day morning
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Name: Deepti
Subject:  Chapatis
Date: 2009-01-07
Thanks for your tip to make soft chapatis.
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Name: mahek
Subject:  chapatis
Date: 2008-08-29
For making soft chapatis you should add milk and some hot oil before kneading the dough.
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Name: hima
Subject:  use tupperware
Date: 2008-07-24
You store them in tupperware containers.
Then it will be fresh and softy
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Name: hai
Subject:  thak u
Date: 2008-05-29
thak u all i shall try these tips
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Name: misc
Subject:  hi
Date: 2008-05-28
knead it using piping hot boiling water n make chappathis..the dough shud not b too thick after kneading.
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Name: Archana
Subject:  Soft rotis
Date: 2008-05-28
Hey.... try putting some milk or cream while making the dough... the rotis will be very soft.
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Name: Ginni
Subject:  soft chapatis
Date: 2008-05-27
you can wrap them in aluminium foil.
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Name: rani
Subject:  don´ t use aluminum foil(dangerous)
Date: 2008-06-26
aluminum is very dangerous to health. so don´ t have sweets having aluminum fold
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