Lachha Paratha / Layered Paratha


Laccha Paratha is a multi layered Indian flat bread. Can be served with any gravy based dish. You can prepare this in All Purpose flour/maida and wheat flour as well. If you are using wheat flour, just to enhance more taste and flavour, on step 2 sprinkle some garam masala, turmeric powder, red chili, and ajwain/ carom seeds.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Maida (All Purpose Floor) 
  • 1/2 cup - for Dusting
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying
  • 2 tbsp - Clarified Butter/ Ghee 
  • Water for kneading


Directions:

Step 01) In bowl add 1 cup of flour,  2 tsp oil and salt and knead it nicely and let it rest in room temperature for 15 mins.


Step 02) Now take a ball of dough, and roll out in to a small roti of medium thickness. Then smear some desi ghee (clarified butter), and sprinkle some flour on it



Step 03) Roll paratha like a stack of folded pleats


Step 04) Lift the folded strips and swing and stretch to make a bigger one
                                 

Step 05) Roll it like a Swiss roll.


Step 06) Without applying  much pressure roll it like a medium shape paratha

Step 07) Cook the Lachha paratha on hot tava/griddle


Step 08) Follow the same process for the remaining dough.

Serving: Serve hot with any gravy based dish of your choice. This time i served with Capsicum Masala Curry.



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2 comments:

  1. lachha paratha has come out well.. the layers are distinguished..

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