2 cups of wheat flour (500g)

1 cup of Pearl millet (250g)

1 tablespoon fat

½ cup of cooking oil

Enough warm water

A pinch of salt

Yield 8-10 portions


  1. Sift the flour (wheat flour and pearl millet) and salt.
  2. Rub in the fat using fingertips until all the fat is well mixed.
  3. Make a well in the center and pour in enough of the water to make a soft dough.
  4. Knead the dough and allow rest for 30minutes. When soft divide into 10 balls.
  5. Roll each ball into a circle.
  6. Rub each circle top with oil and fold into a wheel.
  7. Rub each ball into a circle on a floured surface.
  8. Fry each circle on a low heat on both sides until golden brown.
  9. Keep the chapatis warm
  10. Serve hot