3. Flatbreads(Roti, Paratha)

Lachha Paratha Recipe


  • 1 ½ cups Whole wheat flour (Chapati atta) + more for dusting
  • ½ cup All purpose flour (Maida)
  • 1 + 2 tablespoon Ghee (clarified butter) or oil, + more for frying
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • ¼ cup Milk
  • ½ cup + 2 tablespoons Water


Making the dough:

  • In a bowl, mix all purpose flour, whole wheat flour and salt. Drizzle 1 tablespoon of oil or ghee and mix using fingertips.
  • Now add milk and water to knead into a smooth and soft dough. Cover it and let it rest for 15 minutes.
  • Then knead again two three times to get the smooth dough.

Making lachha paratha recipe:

  • Divide the dough into 10 equal portions and make smooth balls and flatten between your palm one by one.
  • Dust one disc using dry flour and roll into 10-12 inch diameter circle. Apply ½ teaspoon of ghee or oil on top and sprinkle little flour.
  • Now start folding and pleating all the way. Then by holding two ends, swing and tap on board to stretch it slightly.
  • Now roll into spiral like swiss roll. Make all the rolls similarly.
  • Now dust one roll and using rolling pin roll into 6 inch diameter circle.
  • Fry the paratha on hot tawa using oil till both sides have golden brown spots
  • Once done remove it from the tawa. Now carefully, crunch it slightly using your hands to separate the layers.


Serving: 2paratha | Calories: 224kcal | Carbohydrates: 17.2g | Protein: 2.9g | Fat: 16.5g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 239mg | Potassium: 21mg | Fiber: 1.5g | Sugar: 1.7g

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