Packing Chapatis for Lunch
There are innumerable ways to pack chapati for lunch.
The challenge is how to pack chapatis that remain soft for lunch.
Packing lunch box for children is another task as the lunch box for children has to be nutritious also.
Kids do not like to waste much time eating as they also want to play during their break.
Also professionals do not like to spend more time consuming lunch.
Hence we can see that recipes which can be relished in a shorter span of time are required.
Also chapatis are healthy and appetite-satiating so there is a greater need for packing chapati dishes
that can be enjoyed sooner.
Chapati stuffed rolls is a good option for lunch boxes.
The chapatis are stuffed with vegetables that make them a healthy option.
- Wheat flour : 1 Cup
- Onion : 1 Nos.
- Potato : 3 Nos.
- Cumin seeds : 1 Tsp
- Red chilly powder : 1 Tsp
- Coriander powder : 1 Tsp
- Chaat masala : ½ Tsp
- Shredded cheese : ¼ Cup
- Tomato ketchup : 3 Tbsp
- Coriander chutney : 2 Tbsp
- Oil : as required
- Coriander leaves : for garnish
- Salt : to taste
- Dice the onion and set aside.
- Pierce holes in the potatoes and boil in the pressure cooker with adequate water for 3-4 whistles or until tender. The cooker can also be placed on medium flame for 3-4 minutes for the same after reaching maximum pressure or 1 whistle.
- Thereafter, remove the cooker from the gas and cool.
- When the cooker contents are cooled, peel and cube the potatoes and keep aside.
- Take a pan and pour oil in the pan.
- Heat the oil in the pan.
- Add the cumin seeds and allow them to crackle in the pan.
- Now drop the potato cubes in the pan.
- Throw red chilly powder, coriander powder and chaat masala on the pan contents.
- Put salt as required in the pan.
- Sauté the pan contents for 2-3 minutes and turn off the gas.
- Put the pan contents in a large bowl and set aside.
- Combine the wheat flour and salt in a bowl.
- Pour water in the bowl.
- Knead the bowl contents for dough.
- Rest the dough for 15-20 minutes.
- Thereafter, re-knead the dough for few minutes.
- Split the dough into 10 dough balls.
- Roll the dough balls with a rolling pin into thick rounds.
- Roast the chapatis on the hot tawa until roasted from both sides.
- Then take a chapati and pour 1 tsp of coriander chutney over the chapati.
- Top with the bowl mixture.
- Then sprinkle shredded cheese.
- Now splash some tomato ketchup.
- Lastly, add the onions.
- Roll the chapati and wrap in aluminum foil and pack in the lunch box.
- To prepare coriander chutney, half a bunch of coriander leaves, 3-4 green chillies. 2-3 garlic pods, lemon juice, white pepper, sugar and salt are needed. Peel the garlic pods. Chop the skinned garlic, green chillies and coriander leaves. Blend the mixture in a grinder for coriander chutney,
- White flour can also be used to prepare the chapatis.
- A combination of wheat flour and white flour is also suitable for making chapatis.
- The chapati should be rolled into thick rounds to hold the stuffing and avoid the chapati from being torn.
- The foil-wrapped chapatis can be carried in a paper bag to make it light-weight.
- Also the chapati stuffed roll can be sautéed in hot oil for few seconds to hold the filling.
- The chapati stuffed roll can also be chopped into medium sized pieces and packed.