This whole wheat sweet potato chapati or flatbread is so versatile you can have it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. This simple, easy and effortless recipe makes the softest sweet potato flatbread ever. Combined with onions and herbs means you can have it on its own or as a bread with your main course.

Herb Sweet Potato Chapati aka Sweet Potato Flatbread

This whole wheat sweet potato chapati or flatbread is so versatile you can have it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. This simple, easy and effortless recipe makes the softest sweet potato flatbread ever. Combined with onions and herbs means you can have it on its own or as a bread with your main course.
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Sweet Potato Chapati
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 8 chapatis
Calories: 252kcal
Author: Veena Azmanov

Ingredients

  • 200 grams Chapati flour
  • 60 grams Extra flour for kneading as needed
  • 200 grams large Sweet Potato (1 1/2 cup mashed)
  • 120 ml Yogurt
  • 1/2 Onion
  • 1/2 cup Fresh herbs (cilantro/parsley)
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 2 tbsp Water if necessary only

Instructions

Cook sweet potato

  • Cook the sweet potato in the microwave for 5 minutes on high or until cooked thru.
  • OR bake the sweet potato for 20 minutes at 180 C/360 F
  • OR peel and boil the sweet potato on the stove top for 3 to 5 minutes until tender
  • Peel and mash the sweet potato with a fork.

Prepare Dough

  • Add flour and sweet potato to a bowl
  • Use a fork to combine the two together.
  • Add salt, pepper, and oil - combine again.
  • Now add onions, fresh herbs, and yogurt.
  • Mix all ingredients until you have a soft dough
  • If the mixture is dry - add a few tablespoons of water.
  • Alternatively, if the mixture is wet - add a little extra flour.
  • You want a soft smooth dough that you can roll.
  • Let rest for 15 minutes covered with plastic wrap.

Roll Chapati

  • Once the dough has rested, divide the dough into 8 balls
  • Dust the ball with flour and roll on a lightly floured surface.
  • You can roll all the disc, keep them covered with a kitchen cloth to prevent drying out.
  • Or you can cook them simultaneously.

Cook Chapati

  • Heat a skillet or frypan over medium heat.
  • Place the flatbread and cook for 30 to 40 seconds on each side.
  • Turning as necessary to ensure even cooking.
  • Usually takes about 2 minutes per chapati.
  • Brush lightly with oil using a pastry brush or such
  • Keep the chapatis soft - wrapping in a kitchen cloth or placing them in a Tupper Ware.

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Nutrition

Calories: 252kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 314mg | Potassium: 325mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 3560IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 2.8mg