Chappathi is also known as roti, safati, shabaati, phulka. Chappathis are made of whole wheat flour known as atta, mixed with water, edible oil and salt to form the dough. These are very healthy as they contain proteins, carbohydrates and fibers. Since it is generally eaten with side dishes such as vegetables and gravies, overall nutrient value of the meal goes up. Chappathi is a staple food in North India known to provide muscular and bone strength.
Nutrient Content & Health Benefits
Being native to India, its cultivation is highly valued due to its high calorific value (237 Kcal / 100 gram dry weight) and numerous other benefits like
Urad dal or black gram originates from India and has been cultivated since ancient times.
In 13th century AD the great Hindu philosopher Shri Madhvacharya is believed to have introduced the dal as an offering in ceremonies in place of sacrificing animals.