Pan Bread

Makes 4


  • 1 cup chapati flour
  • 2 teaspoons ghee
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ajwain seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ⅓ cup and 2 tablespoons yogurt
  • Ghee for frying


  1. Mix ghee and flour with your fingers. Stir in salt, seeds and baking powder.
  2. Add ghee and knead dough until smooth and even.
  3. Divide dough into four balls. Roll out one ball to a 5-inch circle.
  4. Heat a frying pan over medium heat.
  5. Add one teaspoon ghee and fry bread on both sides until light brown.
  6. Press it down with a skillet to make it puff up.
  7. Repeat with the rest of the balls.
  8. Serve warm. Great with soup, dahl or salad.