Banana Chapathi/ Chapatti

It will be a challenge to finish off over/ well ripe bananas when there are lot of them. Just eating one or two a day will not serve the purpose. Here is a recipe to use them in a good way. It is good to make the kids to eat them without knowledge. The chapattis using banana will be soft too making them good to carry in a lunch box. It can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Preparation Time: ½ an hour
Cook time: 20 mins
Serves: 12-15 chapattis
Wheat flour - 2 cups
Ripe Bananas – 2 (Large Robusta) / 4-6 small (Yelakki)
Ghee/ Oil – 2 tbsp
Cumin/ jeera – ¼ tsp


Peel off bananas and mash well in a large vessel. Add wheat flour, cumin and salt to it and mix well. Prepare dough by kneading well. Add more flour if the dough is too sticky. Add 1 small banana (mashed) or sprinkle bit water if dough is too dry. Finally add ghee/ oil to the mixture. Knead again this well to form a very soft dough. Cover and keep aside for twenty minutes to half an hour to get good result. Divide the dough into small orange sized balls. Roll and make thin chapattis and cook both sides till you get brown spots on both sides. Apply little ghee on each chapatti while cooking. Serve hot chapattis with any side dish.


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