Chicken Stuffed Chapati - Chicken Stuffed Flat Bread
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Recipe type: Flat bread
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: Makes 10
For marinating chicken
  • Chicken breasts, diced small- 2
  • Chili powder- ¾ tsp
  • Turmeric powder- ⅛ tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1½ tsp
  • Fennel powder- 1 tsp
  • Garam masala- ½ tsp
  • Salt- to taste
For making Chicken Masala
  • Oil- 1½ tbsp
  • Onion, chopped small- 2, medium
  • Curry leaves- 1 sprig (optional)
  • Ginger chopped- 1 inch
  • Garlic chopped- 2 cloves
  • Green chili, chopped- 1
  • Garam masala- ¼ tsp
  • Corinader powder- ½ tsp
  • Chili powder- ½ tsp
  • Salt- to taste
  • Cilantro, chopped- 2 handful
For making Chapati dough
  • Wheat flour or Atta- 3 cups
  • Water- 2 cups
  • Salt- a few pinches
Other ingredients
  • Ghee- to spread on chapati while cooking
  1. In a bowl, combine the chicken along with the other ingredients mentioned above "for marinating chicken".
  2. Transfer the marinated chicken to a non-stick cooking pan, cook covered till the chicken has cooked well and the water has dried off.
  3. Shred the chicken using a fork or coarsely grind the cooked chicken in a blender, don't make it into a paste. Keep aside.
  4. Place a large non-stick pan over medium heat, add oil.
  5. Add onion, saute till translucent.
  6. Add chopped ginger, garlic, green chili and curry leaves.
  7. Cook till onion turns light golden in color.
  8. Add the cooked chicken to the onion, combine well.
  9. Add garam masala, coriander powder, chili powder and salt.
  10. Combine and cook for a few minutes.
  11. Add cilantro, cook for a minute, remove the pan from the heat. Keep aside.
Making Chapati Dough
  1. In a saucepan, combine the water and salt, heat the water and let it come to a slight boil.
  2. Remove the pan from the heat, add the flour, combine using a wooden spoon till the flour is combined with water.
  3. Let the dough cool down a bit.
  4. When the dough is still warm, knead the dough till it's soft. If the dough is hard drizzle some water and knead.
  5. Make medium sized balls out of the dough.
  6. On a flat surface or wooden board, place a plastic sheet, grease it with oil.
  7. Place the dough ball, roll it using a rolling pin to a small round shape.
  8. Place 2 tablespoon of cooked chicken on the middle of the rolled dough.
  9. Fold the dough and wrap it well.
  10. Roll the stuffed dough to a round or square shape.
  11. Heat a tawa or non-stick pan.
  12. If you prefer, add ½ tbsp ghee to the pan, swirl the pan and let it spread on the pan.
  13. Place the chicken stuffed dough on the pan.
  14. Cook both sides till golden spots form on it.
  15. You could spread more ghee on the chapati or flat bread if needed.
  16. Serve with raita or any simple curries.
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