Lacha Paratha

Lacha Paratha

Lacha Paratha

Sarah- Hey I’m back with a different recipe. It’s my Lacha Paratha recipe. It’s yummy, easy, and quick. It’s one of favorite recipes when I have nothing in fridge and I don’t want to cook. It’s my daughter’s favorite too. I can safely say Lacha Paratha is family favorite. Lacha Paratha is  known for its spiral look and the flakey texture.

How to make the dough for Lacha Paratha?

Mix the ingreidents in the Kitchenaid mixer with the dough hook, once the dough has been formed, take it out of the mixer transfer it in airtight bowl that is greased in oil and sprinkle some flour in the bowl, transfer the dough in the bowl and close the airtight lid.

Lacha Paratha

How to make the perfect Lacha Paratha?

  • Divide the dough into equal portions, roughly the size of golf balls.
  • Roll between your palms, applying gentle pressure, until the balls are smooth and without cracks. Make as many as you need and keep ready to roll out.
  • Lightly coat one ball with flour. Doing this will prevent the ball from sticking to the rolling surface.
  • Flatten the dough ball.
  • Using a rolling pin, roll with circular motions until you have a 6-8 inch circle.Use half a teaspoon of oil, a pinch of salt, some atta (flour) and spread over the entire surface of the circle.
  • Now fold the 1/2 inch, then lift it and fold in 1/2 inch again, keep on doing that until you have fold all the parathas.
  • Now pick it up and strech it 1/4-1/2 inch.Fold in the like a snake, and at the end fold in the dough’s tail in the middle.
  • Sprinkle some flour on the top and bottom of the dough.
  • Roll it out in a circular shape 6-8 inches.
  • Heat the fry pan or flat fry pan on medium heat. Drizzle some oil.
  • Cook the paratha on both sides until it’s orange-reddish in color.

Lacha Parathas

Lacha Parathas are perfect for anytime. Pair it up with anything curry, yogurt, pickle, mango shake; parathas go with everything possible. Be sure to check our other recipes like Street Style Corn (Bhutta) , Golgappa Chaat  , and Keemay Ki Goliyaan . If you have any questions about our recipes, techniques, or you just want to say hi! Please feel free to message us.  As always, if you try any of our recipes be sure to tag us on instagram @twoclovesinapot. Find us on Pinterest too, @twoclovesinapot. Please subscribe to our newsletter. We value honest feedback.


Lacha Paratha

Lacha Paratha is a pan-fried Indian flatbreads. Paratha is truly a treat. Crispy and flaky, they go well with most Indian dishes, whether a gravy a dry stir-fry, or great for eating them alone without any sides.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Resting Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian, Pakistani
Keyword: lacha paratha, parathay
Servings: 4

Equipment

  • Rolling Pan

Ingredients

  • 3 cup atta flour
  • 11-15 ounce water
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 pinch baking soda
  • salt as needed

Instructions

  • Mix the ingreidents in the Kitchenaid mixer with the dough hook, once the dough has been formed, take it out of the mixer transfer it in airtight bowl that is greased in oil and sprinkle some flour in the bowl, transfer the dough in the bowl and close the airtight lid.
  • Let it rest for 30 minutes.
  • Now it's time to make the parathas.
  • Once you've prepared the dough, divide the dough into equal portions, roughly the size of golf balls. Roll between your palms, applying gentle pressure, until the balls are smooth and without cracks. Make as many as you need and keep ready to roll out.
  • Lightly coat one ball with flour. Doing this will prevent the ball from sticking to the rolling surface.
  • Flatten the dough ball.
  • Using a rolling pin, roll with circular motions until you have a 6-8 inch circle.
  • Use half a teaspoon of oil, a pinch of salt, some atta (flour) and spread over the entire surface of the circle. Now fold the 1/2 inch, then lift it and fold in 1/2 inch again, keep on doing that until you have fold all the parathas. Now pick it up and strech it 1/4-1/2 inch.
  • Fold in the like a snake, and at the end fold in the dough's tail in the middle. Sprinkle some flour on the top and bottom of the dough.
  • Roll it out in a circular shape 6-8 inches.
  • Heat the fry pan or flat fry pan on medium heat. Drizzle some oil.
  • Cook the paratha on both sides until it's orange-reddish in color.
  • Serve it out!

Enjoy!

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