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lachcha paratha
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How To Make Lachcha Paratha

Lachcha Paratha-Crispy, flaky and multi layered wheat flour Indian bread
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course, Roti,paratha,poori ,Breads
Cuisine: North Indian Cuisine
Keyword: jalebi paratha, lachcha paratha
Servings: 4 people
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 3 cup Wheat Flour/aata
  • 3 tbsp Cooking Oil or ghee
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • Enough oil To Shallow fry


  • Take a big and deep vessel and add flour,oil and salt. Mix everything very well.
  • Add water to make a medium soft dough. Cover the dough with a moist cloth and keep aside for 15 minutes.
  • Now make medium size ball from the dough
  • Dust the dough ball and roll to make a medium thick roti/disc
  • In a small bowl take 3 tbsp of cooking oil and add 2 tbsp of flour and mix well.
  • Now apply 1.5 tsp of this oil and flour mixture over the rolled roti /disc.
  •  Fold the roti the way we make a paper fan or pleat a saree.
  • When completely folded, slightly stretch the folded dough and pull it lengthwise to give it a slight stretch.
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  • Now roll it to make a circle.
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  • Dust it with some dry flour and roll it gently to make paratha of medium thickness ,don’t roll it too thin,it should be medium thick
  • Now put the rolled paratha on a medium hot tawa/griddle and cook for a minute.
  • turn the side and cook till few brown spot appears on it.. Apply some oil or ghee all over the paratha and flip the side.
  • Press paratha with a spatula and cook till it become golden in colour.. Repeat the same process with other side too.
  • Remove from the tawa/griddle and crush it slightly from the sides with your hands or use a cloth
  • Serve hot with any curry of your choice.


Instead of wheat flour/atta you can also use refined flour/maida or multi grain flour to make this as malabar paratha.