Lacha Paratha – Whole Wheat Layered Flat Bread – Manjula’s Kitchen

Lacha Paratha is entire wheat layered crispy flat bread. Lacha Paratha is a deal with with any meal and may be served with any gravy
based mostly dish of your selection.

Makes 3

Lacha Paratha - Whole Wheat Layered Flat BreadElements

For Dough

  • 1 cup entire wheat flour (atta)
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Approx.1/2 cup water lukewarm

 Additionally Want

  • 1/4  cup entire wheat flour (atta) to assist rolling
  • Approx. 2 tablespoons oil for cooking


  1. In a bowl combine the flour, salt, and oil. Add ¼ cup water and blend effectively. Add the remaining water as wanted to make the dough easy and pliable. Knead the dough on a calmly greased floor. Cowl the dough and put aside for no less than fifteen minutes.
  2. Knead the dough once more earlier than rolling the paratha and divide into three equal components.
  3. Take one a part of the dough and calmly press on either side on a floor lined with dry entire wheat flour. Roll the dough into nine-inch-diameter circles, or as skinny you’ll be able to roll. If the dough sticks to the rolling pin or rolling floor, calmly sprinkle dry flour on either side of the semi-rolled paratha.
  4. Generously unfold the oil over rolled paratha about ½ teaspoon along with your fingers or brush, sprinkle approx. 2 teaspoon of flour over oiled paratha and unfold evenly over entire floor.
  5. Begin making small pleat-like folds, about ½ inch huge, ranging from one facet of the circle and dealing towards the opposite facet.
    The extra pleats you make, the extra layers the paratha could have. You’ll find yourself with a protracted, slender strip.
  6. Kind the pleated paratha into pinwheel; Press either side calmly in dry flour.
  7. Roll the pinwheel with a light-weight hand right into a circle approx. seven inches in diameter. If the dough sticks to the rolling pin or rolling floor, calmly sprinkle dry whole-wheat flour on either side of the semi-rolled paratha.
  8. Warmth a heavy skillet over medium warmth. To check, sprinkle the skillet with a couple of drops of water. The water ought to sizzle.
  9. Place the paratha within the skillet. After a couple of seconds, the parathas will begin to change colour and start to look dry.  Wait half a minute, after which flip the parathas over. Let it cook dinner for few seconds from different facet.
  10. Unfold one teaspoon of oil over the parathe and switch it over. Cook dinner the Paratha from either side urgent with spatula to gentle brown colour.
  11. Repeat the identical course of for remaining paratha.
  12. Lacha Paratha is able to serve it style finest sizzling. Serve the Paratha with any gravy based mostly dish.

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