Laccha Paratha

By on December 19, 2011

 Laccha Paratha

Ingredients:

  • Whole Wheat Flour (Atta) as per consumption
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • Salt as per taste
  • Butter/Ghee (Pure ghee) for frying
  • Water for kneading

Method:

  • Make dough out of whole-wheat flour (atta), 1tbsp oil & salt, as you would do for any paratha/roti.
  • Make dough 30 minutes before and cover it with moist muslin cloth.
  • Take a Ping-Pong ball size lump of dough. Now roll it into a circle of appox. 5 to 6 ” diameter using dry flour.
  • Heat the ghee so that it turns to liquid.
  • Now spread the ghee properly over entire surface.
  • Using a knife make a 2″ cut lengthways and fold it inwards .
  • Spread Oil on every fold. Now press it lightly towards the center to show the layers clearly and roll like a paratha. (Refer the picture).
  • Cook on a pre-heated Tawa (flat griddle plate).
  • Turn the lachha paratha and pour half tablespoon oil or butter.
  • Spread it on the paratha and shallow fry over low heat.
  • Turn it and again pour oil or butter on the other side. Cook the lachha parata on a low heat till golden brown.