My Malodorous Packed Lunch

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By Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Published 2009

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  • 1 cup chapatti flour
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • ½ tsp


  • Rub in the oil and add the water slowly until you get a dough that is neither too soft nor too stiff; add water or flour if you need to.
  • Heat a griddle – a gas cooker is best for this.
  • Break off small balls and roll out into thin (perfect or imperfect) circles.
  • Slap on to the griddle and cook, turning over several times.
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