How To Make Red Onion Chapati

How To Make Red Onion Chapati
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Red Onion chapatis are delicious wheat flatbreads stuffed with red onions.

A red onion chapati has more flavour.Raw onions get cooked and softened when frying the chapati.The onions are the star in the dish as they and flavour and punch to the chapati.

This chapatis are eaten both for breakfast,lunch or dinner.

For onion lovers,these chapatis are a must have.

How To Make The Dough

In a bowl add 4 cups all purpose flour,2 teaspoons of oil,sugar and salt as required.Add minced onions and mix together.

Add 1 cup of water in portions.Mix and kneae the dough adding water bit by bit.

Knead a soft,smooth dough.Cover the dough and let it rest for 20 -30 minutes.

Pinch a medium sized ball from the dough.Roll it between your palm to a smooth dough ball.Place on a flour dusted working surface.

Flatten the dough,apply oil and roll into a ball.Continue with the remaining dough.

Roll gently the chapati to a 8 inches diameter.

Heat your pan and keep the flame at medium heat.

Once the pan is hot place  the chapati.When its 1/4 cooked then flip  with a spatula and cook on the second side.


Fry the chapati on both sides,until golden brown.

Remove and serve with a stew or curry of your choice.


How To Make Red Onion Chapati

Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 20 min Rest Time 20 min Total Time 50 mins Difficulty: Beginner Servings: 18 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year



  1. Mix the flour with salt,sugar,oil,minced onion and water.

  2. Knead the dough adding water as needed.Knead to a smooth and soft.

  3. Cover and keep aside the dough for 20 - 30 minutes.

  4. Make medium sized balls from the dough.

  5. Take a ball and roll into 3 to 4 inch diameter disc on a dusted working space.

  6. Roll out the chapati and apply oil.Roll into a ball and set aside

  7. Sprinkle some flour and roll into 8 inch diameter

  8. Place the rolled out chapati.cook on both sides until dry.

  9. Fry the chapati with oil until golden brown on both sides.

  10. Serve hot with a stew or curry of your choice

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 169
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9.8g16%
Potassium 98.8mg3%
Total Carbohydrate 18.2g7%
Dietary Fiber 2.8g12%
Protein 2.9g6%

Vitamin A 3%
Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 4%
Iron 6%
Vitamin E 0.2%
Thiamin 10%
Niacin 8%
Phosphorus 15%
Magnesium 9%
Zinc 0.6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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