Lachcha Paratha is originated from Punjab, India. This is very popular healthy breakfast in India. Crispy, flaky, flavored with spices totally delicious & healthy. Lachcha Paratha can be made by various methods and also using different flours like total wheat flour, total all purpose flour, 1/2 part wheat flour and 1/2 part all purpose flour.
- Whole wheat flour – 2 cup
- All purpose flour – 1 tbsp
- Salt – 1/2 tsp to taste
- Black paper powder – 1/2tsp
- Cumin powder – 1/2 tsp
- Chaat masala – 1tsp
- Cooking oil/butter/ghee – 2 tbs
Step1 – Take flour in a bowl, add 1 tsp oil, salt, cumin powder, black paper powder, chaat masala and make soft, smooth dough with water (knead 10 minutes) then cover it and keep aside for 20 minutes.
Step2 – Take lemon size ball from dough,dust little wheat flour on rolling board and roll it with the help of rolling pin make as possible as thin disc, spread oil /butter on top surface and sprinkle all purpose flour. Cut in to stripes with knife. Roll stripes one by one make and roll again. Cover it,make all similar way and cover it for 10 minutes.
Step3 –Take one rolled ball and flatten it with the help of rolling pin make thin disc.
Step4 – Heat nonstick pan place paratha on it and cook in medium flame, drizzle little oil /butter turn it. Cook both sides of paratha till it becomes golden brown and crispy. Make all paratha similar way.
Serve Lachcha Paratha hot with yogurt /fruit yogurt/any raita
- Do not make paratha thick otherwise layered will separate but it will not cooked inside.
- Sprinkle of all purpose flour gives softness to paratha and helps keeping layered separate easily.