This is the most common bread made in India, each day.  It goes well with vegetable dishes.

  1. Measure 2 level cups of atta (wheat flour available at Indian grocery stores) into a shallow pan
  2. Add 1 tablespoon cooking oil and 1 cup water and knead to a firm dough
  3. Cover with a moist cloth and let the dough rest for half an hour
  4. Divide the dough into 12 balls
  5. Dust a board with flour
  6. Roll out each ball into a circle that is about 6” or 15 cms
  7. Place on pan and roast each side for a few seconds till you see small brown spots appear
  8. Place in a covered (thermal) dish to keep warm till serving, spread a teaspoon of ghee.
  9. Best eaten immediately