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Lachha Paratha Recipe

Lachha Paratha Ingredients

  • Lachha Paratha Recipe
    Lachha Paratha Recipe

    2 1/4 cups whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)

  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • warm water for kneading
  • oil for shallow frying

How to make Lachha Paratha

  • Sieve the flour and salt together in bowl. Rub in the oil and add warm water gradually. Knead until smooth. Cover and leave aside for 20 minutes.
  • Knead again and divide the dough into 8 portions. Shape each into a round ball. Flatten a little.
  • Roll out each flattened ball into a circle of 150 mm. (6″) diameter. Cut into 50 mm. (2″) strips lengthways. Place all the strips over the center one.
  • Roll like a Swiss roll. Press a little with your fingers. Pour 1 teaspoon of oil on each roll.
  • Take one roll at a time and roll it out into a round of about 125 mm. (5″) diameter.
  • When you remove the round, palce it on your palms and lightly press towards the center to show the layers clearly.
  • Heat a tava and cook the rounds lightly on both sides. When you want to serve, cook the rounds directly on the gas or preferably on charcoal. Apply butter and serve hot.
  • Lachha Paratha is ready to serve.

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