how to make lachha paratha

Lachha paratha recipe, How to make lachha paratha

Lachha paratha is a delicious layered Indian flat bread prepared with whole wheat flour/ atta. This paratha is very similar to the making of South Indian parotta prepared with maida / all purpose flour. This lachha paratha technique I learnt from my mother-in- law as she is super quick and expert in making it. We make this paratha at least once a week at home and is served with both veg and non veg gravies. Do try this technique paratha at home and let me know your feedback. So let’s get to the making!
lachha paratha

Lachha paratha recipe, How to make lachha paratha
Serves 3
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
50 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
50 min
Ingredients
  1. 1. Wheat flour/ Atta – 2 cups
  2. 2. Oil – 1 tbsp
  3. 3. Salt – to taste
  4. 4. Water – 1 cup (approx)
  5. 5. Oil/ ghee - enough quantity for applying on dough
Note
  1. * 1 cup = 235 ml
Instructions
  1. In a bowl add wheat flour, oil and salt. Mix well and add water gradually and knead it into a soft dough. Keep it aside for 20 minutes.
  2. Divide the dough into equal portion into golf ball size. Roll each dough ball into thin chapati. Now apply little ghee/ oil onto the rolled chapati over it sprinkle some flour.
  3. Now pleat the paratha from top to bottom as shown in the above picture. Roll the pleated paratha from one edge as shown in the above picture, then roll/ flatten it gently with a rolling pin to form paratha. When you have rolled the layers will be prominent.
  4. Heat a tawa and place the rolled paratha on it and drizzle some oil around it. When you see brown spots on one side, flip it and cook. Remove it from heat when done. Repeat the process till all the dough is complete. Serve it hot with any gravy of your choice.
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How to make Lachha paratha with step by step images


lachha paratha

  1. In a bowl add wheat flour, oil and salt. Mix well.
    lachha paratha
  2. Add water gradually and  knead it into a soft dough. Keep it aside for 20 minutes.
    lachha paratha
  3. Divide the dough into equal portion into golf ball size. Roll each dough ball into thin chapati.lachha paratha
  4. Now apply little ghee/ oil onto the rolled chapati over it sprinkle some flour. Now pleat the paratha from top to bottom as shown in the above picture. Roll the pleated paratha from one edge as shown in the above picture. Do the same procedure for all the paratha.
    lachha paratha
  5. Now roll/ flatten it gently with a rolling pin to form a paratha. Do not press too hard as the layers wont be seen. When you have rolled the dough gently layers will be prominent.
    lachha paratha
  6. Heat a tawa and place the rolled paratha on it and drizzle some oil around it. When you see brown spots on one side, flip it and cook. Remove it from heat when done. Repeat the process till all the dough is complete. When done put off the flame and serve it with gravy of your choice.
    lachha paratha recipe

 

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