Lacha Paratha

Lacha Paratha

Preparation Time – 30 minutes
Serves – 4

Ingredients :

 Wheat flour – 2 cups
 Oil – 3 tbsp plus some extra for shallow frying
 Salt – 1 tsp
 Warm water – for kneading

Method :

 Sift the flour and the salt together in a bowl.
 Rub in 3 tbsp oil. Add water gradually, knead until smooth. Cover and leave aside
for 20 minutes.
 Knead again and divide the dough into 8 equal portions. Flatten them a little.
 Roll out each flattened ball into a circle of 6 ” diameter. Now cut into 2 ” strips lengthwise. Place all the strips over the center one, brushing each with a little oil.
 Roll like a Swiss roll. Press a little with your fingers. Pour 1 tsp of oil on each side.
 Take one at a time, roll it out into a round circle of 5 ” diameter.
 As you remove, place it on your palms and lightly press towards the center to show the layers closely.


 Heat a griddle. Shallow fry one at a time until golden brown on both the sides.
 Serve hot.


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