Definition of chapatti in English:


Line breaks: cha|patti
Pronunciation: /tʃəˈpɑːti
, -ˈpati/
(also chapati)

noun (plural chapattis)

  • (In Indian cookery) a thin pancake of unleavened wholemeal bread cooked on a griddle.
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    • Tea and wheat products such as chapattis or pitta bread adversely affect iron absorption
    • I make the chapattis whenever I come home at lunchtime.
    • We also had Indian food including mangoes, chapattis and poppadoms.


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

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