noun (plural chapatis)
(In Indian cooking) a thin pancake of unleavened whole-grain bread cooked on a griddle.
- 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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