Shahi paratha

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Roast Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 200 g - flour
  • 1 tbsp - ghee
  • 3/4 cup - ghee
  • 1.5 tbsp - castor sugar
  • Water to knead the dough
  • For the filling:
  • 50 g - khoya
  • 2 tbsp - coconut (grated)
  • 2 tbsp - cashew nuts, pistachio nuts, almonds and raisins (all chopped)
  • 2 tbsp - castor sugar
  • 1/4 tsp - cardamom powder
  • For garnishing:
  • Chopped nuts, silver foil, castor sugar
  • Ghee for frying the parathas
  • Fresh cream to serve

How to Make Shahi paratha

  • Mix the milk and castor sugar.
  • Sieve the flour and add ghee.
  • Mix with fingertips till the mixture looks like breadcrumbs.
  • Add the sweetened milk and knead into a smooth pliable dough, using water as required.
  • Allow to rest covered, for 20 minutes.
  • Combine the ingredients for the filling with a fork and keep aside.
  • Divide the dough into 8 portions and then roll into balls.
  • Roll out into discs with the help of the flour, prick with a fork and cook on a hot griddle till they are light golden, applying spoonful of ghee on both sides.
  • Place filling in the centre, roll tightly and put into a serving dish.
  • Sprinkle with castor sugar and garnish with nuts and silver foil.
  • Serve with fresh cream.