Definition of chapati in English:


Syllabification: cha·pa·ti
Pronunciation: /CHəˈpätē
(also chapatti)

noun (plural chapatis)

  • (In Indian cooking) a thin pancake of unleavened whole-grain bread cooked on a griddle.
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    • It is eaten in the form of flat, unleavened bread called chapatis or roti, together with spiced lentils and vegetables in season.
    • More than a century later Mumbai's middle classes still prefer their chapatis cooked at home.
    • You can serve it with rice or chapatis or nan bread to mop up.


from Hindi capātī, from capānā 'flatten, roll out'.

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