Whole wheat bread cooked in Tawa
Chapati is a type of Indian flat bread, it’s very popular in India
Roti or chapati is an inalienable part of Indian diet. Made with whole wheat, it is healthy and can be paired with anything from curries and dry vegetables to dals and meats. It has a myriad list of health benefits to offer and is enriched with nutrients such as vitamin (B1, B2, B3, B6, and B9), iron, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and potassium.
A plain roti is an excellent source of soluble fibre, which helps lower blood cholesterol levels, prevents constipation and helps keep our digestive system healthy. Loaded with complex carbohydrates that give you sustained energy and it can keep you satiated for hours
When no oil or butter is added, chapatis contain lesser amount of calories as compared to other foods. It is the best food for a weight loss diet.
- The good thing about eating chapati or roti is that it is low in calories but high in nutrients, including fibre that is known to be beneficial for digestive health
- Chapatis, especially made from chickpea flour, are a great choice for people with diabetes as it can keep blood sugar levels lower