Leftover Roti (Chappathi) Recipe

Many of you have been asking me to post a recipe to put in the lunchbox for kids and I can tell you this is perfect for that. This is a great recipe for leftover roti or chapati. Never throw extra leftover roti out again.Use them in a way again to make it healthy loving way to eat again. This leftover chapatis recipe can help you repurpose your chapatis into something new — and quite delicious.


Chapati- 6 cut into thin strips

Onion- 1 large fine sliced

Chilli Powder-1 tsp

Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi-1 tsp

Garam Masala Powder-1 tsp

Salt to taste

Lemon juice 1 tsp

water 4 cups

Oil – 1 tblspn



  1. Heat oil in a wok or kadhai. Add onions and green chilli and fry for 3 mins.
  2. Season with salt, Add all spice powders and mix well.
  3. Add the water and bring it to boil then add the roti pieces and boil for 5 mins until it absorbs all water
  4. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot or put in lunch box.


As you can see, there are many ways to use leftover chapati into something completely new. This versatile flatbread is not only good the first time around in a meal — it is a great leftover staple that can be easily transformed into a brand new meal or snack.


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