How to store Chapati (Roti)?
The method depends on expected duration of storage. Hot Chapati may be stored for up to 3 hours without
needing to reheat. For longer duration they may be refrigerated or frozen.
- The Chapati should be wrapped in Aluminum foil, if stored for more than 30 minutes to prevent drying out.
- The Chapati should be reheated on a dry heat. The best method is to reheat them one at a time on hot Tawa.
For bulk use, preheated oven may be used
Storing warm Chapati for about 30 minutes
Make a stack of freshly made hot Chapati
Wrap the Chapati stack in a dry kitchen towel
Put the wrapped Chapati stack in a air tight containers. The Chapati will remain warm for about half hour
and may be served without reheating
Storing warm Chapati for about one hour
You can store up to 12 freshly made hot Chapati in a 'Tortilla warmer', or a 'Pizza delivery bag'
Store 12 warm Chapati for about one hour
Storing warm Chapati for about 3 hours
For a party, you should plan 3 Chapati per person, or 24 Chapati for a group of 8 persons. You can store
freshly made hot Chapati in a crock-pot, conventional oven, or 'Pizza delivery bag with
heating element' for about 3 hours.
Store about 24 warm Chapati for about 3 hours
Storing Chapati for up to 2 days
The Chapati may be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days
- Let the Chapati cool to room temperature
- Wrap a stack of six Chapati in Aluminum foil.
- Put the foil stack in a sealable plastic bag, and close the seal
- Store the Chapati bags in the refrigerator.
- To serve Chapati, heat on hot Tawa, Microwave, or in a conventional oven
Storing Chapati for up to 3 months
For a long term storage, the dough for Chapati should be kneaded with regular yogurt. The Chapati should be
cooled, wrapped in Aluminum foil and frozen
How to freeze Chapati Roti?
How to reheat refrigerated Chapati in oven?
- Preheat oven to 350° F.
- Remove Chapati from the plastic bag. Do not remove the Aluminum foil
- Place the foil stack of Chapati in the oven for about 14 minutes