Gujrati Chopda/Choapda Recipe in English, Gujrati Recipe

Gujrati Chopda/Choapda

These are like paranthas, but less elaborate to make. It is a preparation from Gujarat.

You will need –

  • 3 cups whole wheat flour
  • 5 tblsp. oil
  • salt to taste
  • a mixture of oil and ghee in equal proportion for frying


  1. Rub the oil in the flour, add salt and make stiff dough.
  2. Knead well, divide into 15 balls. Cover and keep aside.
  3. Heat a shallow frying pan or griddle, keep on medium heat.
  4. Roll out one ball, to the size of your palm, apply a little ghee and oil mixture, fold it twice to make a triangular shape.
  5. Roll out again into a thickish triangular size (approx. 1/4 inch thick or slightly thinner), put on the griddle and turn after a few seconds.
  6. Shallow fry to a crisp golden colour with the ghee and oil mixture.
  7. Serve hot, or keep warm in a warm oven till serving time.

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