Gather ingredients. We are using everyday ingredients for the cheapest and easiest method.
Sift the flour into a bowl. Add a pinch of salt and mix well
Add the oil and enough water to make a soft dough. (Don't use it all unless you need to - you don't want runny dough)
Leave the dough to stand for 10 minutes.
On a lightly floured surface knead lightly for a few minutes.
Break off walnut size balls and roll into circles as thinly as possible.
Heat a frying pan (without any oil). Once hot, cook the chapattis (turning often) until golden on both sides.
Serve immediately or cover with a tea towel. Enjoy!