Cram Clutched Chapati

4 from 2 votes

Inspired by my Grandmother’s recipe , Cram Clutched Chapati is a healthy and classic version of our traditional Indian Flat Breads. It can be served as a breakfast or evening snack for kids.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Served AsBreakfast
CuisineBreakfast, Indian
Servings 4


  • 2 Cups Whole-Wheat Flour
  • Water as required to knead the dough
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped Cabbage
  • 1/2 cup thin sliced Carrot
  • 1/2 cup Kabuli Chana / Chickpeas Black
  • 2 tbsp Curd
  • 1 Onion small size
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped Green Chillies
  • Salt
  • Oil as per requirement
  • Toothpicks- To Clutch


  • Prepare a chapati dough by combining wholewheat flour, salt, little amount of oil. Knead it well to form a smooth dough by adding enough water. Allow it to rest for few minutes.
  • In the meantime, boil the chopped cabbage and carrot by adding sufficient amount of water and salt.
  • Once these are boiled , drain the water completely and keep it aside.
  • Similarly pressure cook Kabuli chana and drain the remaining water completely.
  • Grind the chana in a mixer into a coarse paste without adding water.
  • Then transfer the paste into a bowl. Add curds and salt to it. Make this into a thick paste by mixing thoroughly.
  • Divide the dough into equal portions. Make small balls out of it. Roll these balls into circular shape by sprinkling whole wheat flour.
  • Heat a tava / a pan on a medium flame and cook the chapati lightly on both sides. While cooking, add little amounts of oil to make the chapati soft.
  • Transfer this chapati to a plate. Apply 2 tablespoons of the Kabuli chana paste onto the chapati.
  • Then sprinkle the finely chopped onion and green chillies on the layer of kabuli chana paste.
  • Lastly , spread the boiled cabbage and carrot slices above the layer of onions.
  • Carefully , fold the edges of the chapati vertically and clutch it with a toothpick. Serve hot.

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