Traditional Parathas

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Bread Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 2 cups - flour (maida)
  • 1 - egg
  • water as required
  • salt to taste

How to Make Traditional Parathas

  • First beat the egg till it is soft and fluffy. Thereafter mix salt and flour and knead the mixture properly. Cover this mixed dough with a wet cloth and keep it for about 4 hours.
  • Thereafter, make small balls out of this dough.
  • Flatten one ball to a size of a chapatti and apply oil to the flattened surface.
  • Place another ball on top of this and flatten it.
  • Repeat this procedure with remaining balls.
  • Knead the resultant dough and make an elongated oblong piece 1/2" thick.
  • Cut it into small pieces of the size of table-tennis balls.
  • Flatten each ball to a size of a paratha.
  • Heat a flat tawa, grease its surface evenly with oil taking care not to use excess oil.
  • Put the uncooked pancake on it to make a nice paratha.
  • Serve it with any vegetarian or non-vegetarian dish as a complete meal.