Plain Paratha

Preparation info
  • Makes


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr

Appears in
Chilli & Mint: Indian Home Cooking from A British Kitchen

By Torie True

Published 2021

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Paratha are soft unleavened flatbreads like a chapati or roti, but they have multiple layers of dough which add a touch of flakiness. They are best made with chapati flour for the right texture. Plain flour won’t give you as good results, so it is worth sourcing chapati flour. If you find this tricky, wholemeal flour is the best substitute. There are so many folding techniques for paratha, but I think the first one below is the easiest if you haven’t made them before. I have also suggested