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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

LACHHA PARATHA


LACHHA PARATHA RECIPE



Ingredients:

Whole Wheat Flour (Atta) as per consumption
1 tbsp Oil
Salt as per taste
Butter/Ghee (Pure ghee) for frying
Water for kneading.

You can also add ajwain to it.



 How to make lachha paratha:
·         Make dough out of whole-wheat flour (atta), 1tbsp oil & salt, as you would do for any paratha/roti.
·         Make dough 30 minutes before and cover it with moist muslin cloth.
·         Take a Ping-Pong ball size lump of dough. Now roll it into a circle of appox. 5 to 6 " diameter using dry flour. Heat the ghee so that it turns to liquid.
·         Now spread the ghee properly over entire surface.
·         Using a knife make a 2" cut lengthways and fold it inwards .
·         Spread Oil on every fold. Now press it lightly towards the center to show the        layers clearly and roll like a paratha. (Refer the picture).
·         Cook on a pre-heated Tawa (flat griddle plate).
·         Turn the lachha paratha and pour half tablespoon oil or butter.
·         Spread it on the paratha and shallow fry over low heat.
·         Turn it and again pour oil or butter on the other side.
·          Cook the lachha paratha on a low heat  till golden brown.
·         Enjoy it with any vegetable or garlic chutney.

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