Lachha Paratha – How to Make Lachha Paratha (Indian Bread)

Lachha Paratha – multi-layer Indian flatbread that’s made using brown butter (ghee) and dry fenugreek leaves (methi). Goes perfectly with Indian curries. This recipe talks about the Ingredients needed to make the paratha along with the process.
Lachha Paratha – How to Make Lachha Paratha (Indian Bread)
 

Lachha Paratha – How to Make Lachha Paratha:

These are a hands-down favorite of any North Indian residing anywhere in the world.
 
It’s a multi-layer flatbread that’s filled with oil or butter (as per preference), sprinkled with some dried fenugreek leaves (watercress), then rolled into a bun and then it’s flattened to the size of your palm.
 
It’s then cooked with oil or butter over stop-top and served hot with any kind of curry or beans or simply plain yogurt.
 
So lets go and make them today 🙂
 
 

Serves: 3

Serving Suggestion:

Can be served with any entree/curry OR Can be eaten with plain yogurt.


Tools:

1 Medium Size flat nonstick  or  Indian Tava
Food Process / Kitchen Aid with Paddle Dough or By Hands
1 Rolling Pin (Belan)
1 Medium sized Bowl
Flat Base for Rolling Flatbread

 

Ingredients for Laccha Paratha:

2 Cup Whole Wheat Flour – For Dough
¼ Cup Flour – for rolling into Paratha
½ Cup Water – 2 Tbsp less (Luke Warm as they make the smoothest dough)
2 Tbsp Dry Fenugreek Leaves – Crushed (Kasoori Methi)
1½ Tsp Salt
¼ Cup Oil for Sautéing the Paratha

 

How to Make Lachha Paratha (Indian Bread):

  1. In a Food Process/Kitchen Aid, Add 2 cups whole wheat flour, Salt & Water and form a firm dough.
  2. Keep the dough in the medium sized bowl for 1/2 hr, as it will make the dough firmer & stretchable.
  3. After ½ hr, make medium size patty shaped balls (makes 15 balls).
  4. Roll the medium sized ball into a round shape disc/paratha, dab oil on the upper surface & sprinkle 2 pinches of Kasoori methi. Now Roll back the round disc/paratha into a ball again. (*As First Picture).
  5. Now roll out into medium sized disc/paratha. (* As Second Picture)
  6. Now heat the flat non-stick on high & reduce the heat, put the paratha and wait for 1 min.
  7. Now turn the paratha & dab little oil on side facing up & turn n follow the same for another surface.
  8. When both sides are slightly golden n browned, they are ready to be served. (* As Third Picture)
  9. Serve Hot.

 

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Yield: 7 Parathas

Lachha Paratha – How to Make Lachha Paratha

Lachha Paratha – How to Make Lachha Paratha
Lachha Paratha - multi-layer Indian flatbread that's made using brown butter (ghee) and dry fenugreek leaves (methi). Goes perfectly with Indian curries.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 Cup Whole Wheat Flour – For Dough
  • ¼ Cup Flour - for rolling into Paratha
  • ½ Cup Water – 2 Tbsp less (Luke Warm for the smoothest dough)
  • 2 Tbsp Dry Fenugreek Leaves – Crushed (Kasoori Methi)
  • 1½ Tsp Salt
  • ¼ Cup Oil - Making the Paratha

Instructions

  1. In a Food Process/Kitchen Aid, Add 2 cups whole wheat flour, Salt & Water and form a firm dough.
  2. Keep the dough in medium sized bowl for 1/2 hr, as it will make the dough firmer & stretchable.
  3. After ½ hr, make medium size patty shaped balls (makes 15 balls).
  4. Roll the medium sized ball into a round shape disc/paratha.
  5. Dab oil on the upper surface & sprinkle 2 pinches of Kasoori methi. Now Roll back the round disc/paratha into a ball again. (*As First Picture).
  6. Now roll out into medium sized disc/paratha. (* As Second Picture)
  7. Now heat the flat non-stick on high & reduce the heat, put the paratha and wait for 1 min.
  8. Now turn the paratha & dab little oil on side facing up & turn n follow the same for another surface.
  9. When both sides are slightly golden n browned, they are ready to be served. (* As Third Picture)
  10. Serve Hot.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

3

Serving Size:

2

Amount Per Serving:Calories: 310 Total Fat: 48g Saturated Fat: 12g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 31g Cholesterol: 1mg Sodium: 620mg Carbohydrates: 133g Fiber: 17g Sugar: 3g Protein: 19g

4 Replies to "Lachha Paratha – How to Make Lachha Paratha (Indian Bread)"

  • Molly Kumar November 13, 2013 (7:38 pm)

    Thanks Lydia !
    You can find dry fenugreek leaves in any indian grocery store under the dry spice aisle. They are also sold as "Kasoori Methi" by most of the Indian spice sellers.

  • Lydia M November 13, 2013 (5:51 pm)

    Love your easy simple recipe without the margarine or ghee. Where do you buy your dry fenugreek leaves? Can't wait to try them! Thank you.

  • Shobha Kamath May 18, 2012 (9:36 am)

    The Lacha Paratha looks so nice and crispy! I will try this out soon. Thanks for sharing.

    • Molly Kumar May 23, 2012 (8:47 pm)

      Thanks Shobha n I'm glad you liked the recipe. They really are super easy n yum.

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