Lachha Paratha Recipe
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Lachha Paratha

Lachha Paratha or Lachedar Paratha is a popular flatbread from North India, made from whole wheat flour.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: breakfasts
Cuisine: indian
Servings: 2 to 3
Author: Dassana Amit

Ingredients

  • 2 cups wheat flour
  • 1 to 2 teaspoon ghee or oil
  • salt as required
  • water as required for kneading
  • ghee or oil as required for applying on the dough as well as roasting

Instructions

kneading paratha dough

  • In a bowl or vessel take 2 cups whole wheat flour along with salt as per taste.
  • Add 1 to 2 teaspoons of ghee or oil. next add water as required in parts.
  • Knead the whole wheat flour with water to a smooth dough. Cover and keep aside for 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Later make medium sized balls from the dough. Cover the bowl or the pan with a napkin or lid.

rolling lachha paratha

  • Take a dough ball. Roll it into 6 to 7 inches diameter disc on a dusted rolling board.
  • Apply ghee or oil liberally on the paratha disc. Sprinkle some flour on the top.
  • From the edges start to fold & pleat the paratha till the end.
  • Roll the pleated edges tightly. Join the edges.
  • Lightly dust with flour and now roll into round parathas of about 4 to 5 inches in diameter.

roasting lachha paratha on griddle

  • Heat the tava or griddle. The tava should be hot. Place the paratha on the tava.
  • Turn the paratha when one side is partly cooked. Apply ghee on this side. Cook for a minute.
  • Now turn again and apply ghee on the other side.
  • Flip again for a couple of times, till the parathas are browned evenly and well cooked. Press the sides with the spatula while frying the parathas.
  • Alternatively, you could also add some ghee on the tava and then fry the paratha.
  • Serve the lachha paratha hot with any indian dal or a vegetable curry of your choice.