Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Lachha paratha

Lachha paratha is a flat style indian bread/ roti and it will be very crisp. Do try this out.


whole wheat flour/ Maida - 2 cups

Water to make dough 

Salt to taste  

Ghee / Oil  - 1/2 cup


1. Mix the flour and salt and knead into a soft dough with a little water at a time. Keep aside.

2. Mix 3 tbsps of ghee with 1 tbsp of flour and keep aside.

3. Divide the dough into small sized balls.

4. Take each ball and roll into a long, finger-thick noodle shape.

and spread like a thin finger shape like this one.

5. Coil this long finger strip into a spiral. 

6. Flour a rolling surface lightly and very gently roll out the spiral into a flat circle about 5" in diameter (1/3" thick).

7. Heat tava on a medium flame.

8. Place the paratha on the hot tava. Turn it after 1/2 minute and spread ghee on one side. Then flip it over again apply ghee/oil. Fry it till its crisp and golden brown.

9. The resulting paratha will be crisp and flaky!

10. Serve with Mutter Paneer.

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