How to make soft, protein-rich chapatis | Vegan & healthy

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This recipe yields a hearty 6 grams of complete plant-based protein to every serving, which is more than three times the protein in an average chapati! 

Even better, the plant-based protein powder used in this recipe is unflavoured, so you won't even know it's there!

Are chapatis healthy?

Chapatis are a good source of protein, complex carbohydrates, and phosphorus. Plus they’re low in fat—and delicious!

What are chapatis made of?

Chapatis are mainly atta mixed with salt, oil or water to form a dough.  

Is chapati high in protein?

Chapatis are a good source of protein with 3 grams of protein per serving. This recipe contains 2x more protein, at 6 grams of protein for every chapati you eat!

Which flour is high in protein?

Bread flour has a higher protein content than most other whole-wheat flours, but you can make other things besides bread like noodles and pizza dough.

How much protein should I have per day?

The amount of protein you need depends on a variety of lifestyle factors like your age, sex, and activity level. According to the World Health Organization, the global recommendation for protein is 0.83g per kilogram of bodyweight. 


[Makes 5 large chapatis]


  1. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients and stir together. Add the oil and water as needed to make a soft dough that is elastic but not sticky.
  2. Knead the dough on a surface powdered with the protein powder until it is smooth.
  3. Divide into 5 pieces, or however many you want depending on your preference.
  4. Roll each piece into a ball and let it rest for a few minutes.
  5. Heat a tava or frying pan over medium heat and add a bit of oil.
  6. In the meantime, roll out the balls of dough until they’re thin.
  7. When the pan is hot, add the chapati and cook until the underside starts to develop brown spots (about 30 seconds) and flip to the other side and repeat.

Serve with your favourite dish! 


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