Laccha Palak Parathas

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 2 cups - plain or wheat flour
  • 2 pinches - baking powder
  • 2 tbsp - butter
  • 2 tbsp - curds
  • 1 bunch - finely chopped spinach
  • 2 tsp - roasted sesame or poppy seeds
  • ghee, oil or butter to shallow fry
  • salt

How to Make Laccha Palak Parathas

  • Add salt and baking powder to large bowl.
  • Sieve flour into a large bowl.
  • Add 1 tbsp butter and curd and mix into flour with fingers.
  • Add enough water to make soft, pliable dough.
  • Knead with palms till very smooth.
  • Cover with moist cloth, keep aside for 15 - 20 minutes.
  • Divide dough into 6 parts.
  • Knead one into a ball, roll into a thick chapatti.
  • Apply half of the remaining butter onto the chapatti.
  • Roll into a tight cylinder.
  • Hold one end down, snake down spiral to form a pile.
  • Press down gently with palms.
  • Roll again to make a thick chapatti.
  • Spread out remaining butter onto it.
  • Spread one sixth portion of spinach over this.
  • Fold one end over the other, to overlap like envelope.
  • Fold long ends in over center to form a square.
  • Roll carefully to a thick square paratha.
  • Put on a warmed griddle, roast on both sides till brown spots appear.
  • Drizzle fat on both sides, roasting till crisp and golden.
  • Sprinkle some roasted poppy seeds or sesame seeds on top.
  • Repeat for remaining dough and spinach.
  • Serve hot with curds or chutney.