Sunday, June 1, 2014

Baked chapati chip | Baked wholewheat nachos

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Chips are irresistible, and of those, I love Nachos. Loaded with beans and cheese or with simple guacamole, they are simply my favorite kind of chips. I made these cause I really wanted to eat nachos. I searched far and wide for masa harina, the flour from which tortillas are made in Mexico. But nobody carries it here. In fact, I cannot even find makki ka atta in Bangalore to make makki roti :( So I stuck to what I had. I always have chapatti atta at home. Chapati is essentially Indian flatbread that resemble tortillas. You can deep fry the chips or bake them. I baked them and they turned out crisp and equally tasty. And incidentally I had a nice ripe butterfruit / avocado in the fridge to make some yummy guacamole. 1 chapati makes around 25-30 chips.






Baked chapati chip | Baked wholewheat nachos


Baked whole wheat chips/nachos

Recipe Type:  Snacks
Cuisine:          Mexican
Prep Time:     30 minutes
Cook time:     30 minutes
Yield:              75-100

Ingredients:

1 cup Whole wheat flour/ atta (This may make 3-4 chapatis)
Whole wheat flour for dusting
1 tsp Olive oil per chapati
A pinch Salt
Water

Method:

  • Take the whole wheat flour in a large bowl. Add water by the tbsp. and start kneading. Knead until you get a soft smooth dough. The dough should not be shaggy and stick to your hands.
  • Preheat the oven to 180 degree Celsius.
  • Take a small lemon sized dough ball.
  • Dust the counter surface with whole wheat flour and roll out the chapati as thin as you can. I suggest making a fresh chapati instead of using a leftover one. You can use leftover dough though.
  • Heat a tava/griddle on the gas stove, reduce the flame once the tava is hot. Put the chapati on the tava and cook until small bubbles appear on one side.
  • Flip the chapati and cook on the other side.
  • Remove from heat. Allow it to cool for 5 mins.
  • Cut into triangles.
  • Place on a baking sheet. Do not let them overlap each other. Drizzle olive oil and sprinkle the salt.
  • Bake for 6-8 mins until browned and crisp.
  • Enjoy with guacamole or salsa.

3 comments:

  1. I tried these nachos they were so good. Thanks for sharing

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    1. Thanks Radha. Glad to know you liked them :)

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