laccha parantha recipe

Lachha paratha recipe – How to make lachha paratha

Lachha paratha recipe – How to make lachha paratha

Lachha parantha is the most popular and relished Indian flatbread recipe from Northern India, prepared with wheat flour. The lachha paranthas usually have multiple layers. You can make these paranthas with various methods and fillings. Today, we have a very basic lachha paratha recipe for you all.

Try preparing these delectable paranthas for dinner or lunch and they will turn out super duper delicious. The secret of making the lachha paranthas lies in rolling them rightly. Little practice and you will be able to make perfect lachha paranthas yourself. Follow this simple recipe with step-by-step instructions and detailed list of ingredients to make this simple parantha recipe. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Sieve wheat flour and place it in a big bowl.

lachha paratha recipeMaking:

Add salt and 1 tsp of oil into the wheat flour. Then add water in small portions and knead soft dough of it. For this much quantity of flour ¾ cup of water is required. Apply some water on top, cover and let the dough rest for a while.

lachha paratha recipe

Grease a hand with some oil and knead the dough again until it becomes smooth. Pinch some dough of the same size as guava an dust it with some dry flour. Now roll it out into 8-10 inch diameter parantha.

lachha paratha recipe

Then pour some oil on it and spread it evenly. Sprinkle some chaat masala all over the parantha,thinly. We have used 1/2 tsp of chaat masala here.

lachha parantha recipe

Now start folding the parantha from one side and keep folding it till the other side. Press this rolled log gently and again spread some oil followed by chaat masala on top.

lachha parantha recipe

Fold the roll from one end to the other end to shape it as a ball. Flatten the dough ball and dust it again with some dry flour. Then roll it out with a rolling pin into a parantha with 8-10 inch diameter.

lachha parantha recipe

Heat a griddle for roasting the paranthas. Spread some oil over it and place the rolled parantha. Once the parantha is roasted from beneath then flip the side and continue roasting until it is cooked from the other side as well. Keep the flame on medium.

lachha parantha recipe

Now apply some oil on the upper side of the parantha and flip the sides. Spread some oil on this side as well and continue roasting the parantha on medium-low flame until brown spots appears on both the sides, evenly.

lachha parantha recipe

Lachha parantha is now ready, transfer it on a small bowl placed over a plate or on kitchen paper towel. Similarly, prepare rest of the paranthas until the dough is utilized completely.

lachha parantha recipeServing:

Serve this crusty and delicious lachha parantha steaming hot along with sabzi, raita, curd, chutney or any pickle and relish eating!

Lachha paratha recipe - How to make lachha parathalaccha parantha recipe
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Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 5
 
Ingredients
  • Wheat flour – 1.5 cup
  • Oil – for making parantha & to knead dough
  • Salt – ¼ tsp or to taste
  • Chaat masala – 1 tsp
Instructions
  1. Sieve wheat flour and place it in a big bowl. Add salt and 1 tsp of oil into the wheat flour. Then add water in small portions and knead soft dough of it. For this much quantity of flour ¾ cup of water is required. Apply some water on top. Cover and let the dough rest for a while.
  2. After that, grease a hand with some oil and knead the dough again until it becomes smooth. Pinch some dough of the same size as guava. Dust it with some flour. Roll it out into 8-10 inch diameter parantha. Then pour some oil on it and spread it evenly. Sprinkle chaat masala all over it to the edges. Keep a thin layer of it. About ½ tsp chaat masala is used to sprinkle on a parantha.
  3. Now start folding the parantha from one side and roll it out to the other side. Press it gently. Again spread some oil followed by chaat masala on top. Fold the roll from one end to the other end to shape it as a ball. Flatten the dough ball. Dust it again with some flour and roll it out with a rolling pin into 8-10 inch diameter parantha.
  4. Heat a griddle. Spread some oil on it and place the parantha over it. Once the parantha get roasted from beneath then flip its side. Keep the flame on medium. Apply some oil on the parantha and again flip the side and spread some oil on this side as well. Roast the parantha on medium-low flame until brown spots appears on both the sides.
  5. Lachha parantha is now ready. Transfer it on a small bowl placed over a plate or on kitchen paper towel. Similarly, roll and roast the rest of the paranthas until the dough is utilized completely.Serve this crusty and delicious lachha parantha steaming hot along with sabzi, raita, curd, chutney or any pickle. Enjoy!

 

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