Singapore-based Rishi Israni and his wife Pranoti Nagarkar have invented Rotimatic, a first-of-its-kind robot to make chapatis. The invention has raked in about SGD $5 million in pre-sale orders from the U.S.
Rotimatic, which can produce about one baked chapati per minute, is a 17-kilograms breadmaker type device which uses robotic technology and combines 10 motors, 15 sensors and 300 parts to produce chapatis. With Rotimatic, chapati making can be customized to the thickness, softness, amount of oil and type of flour.
Priced at USD $599, Rotimatic is easy to use and can clean simply as it comes with detachable dishwasher-safe components. Read more