5 July 2015

The perfect chapati

We're gathered around the dinner table—three generations of women standing over steaming bowls of chicken curry and fluffy rice, vegetables and dals, and tiny pots filled to the brim with piquant chutneys, crispy pickles and savory sauces. But we don’t see this. Our eyes are focussed on a large conspicuous space in the centre of the table, where a plate resides forlorn and cold.

“So you’ll serve them hot off the pan,” says my mother contemplatively to the empty plate.

“Yes,” I nod.

“You’re sure you can make them fast enough for everyone,” says one sister.

“Of course.”

“You’ll need help,” warns...

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