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Parotta is a type of flatbread popular in Kerala region of South India. It is made from refined flour, salt, oil, and water. The dough is kneaded and then flattened into thin sheets. These sheets are then layered with oil and folded into a circular shape. The layered dough is then rolled out into a thin, round flatbread. Parottas are usually served with a variety of curries and gravies. They can also be served with chutneys, pickles, and other accompaniments.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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all-purpose flour

2 cups


1 teaspoon

vegetable oil

2 tablespoons

warm water

1/2 cup


2 tablespoons

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

fennel seeds

1 teaspoon

coriander seeds

1 teaspoon

black pepper

1 teaspoon

red chili powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

chopped cilantro

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

In a large bowl, mix together the flour, salt, and oil.

Step 2:

Slowly add the warm water and knead the dough until it is soft and pliable.

Step 3:

Cover the dough and let it rest for 30 minutes.

Step 4:

Heat the ghee in a pan over medium heat.

Step 5:

Add the cumin, fennel, coriander, black pepper, red chili powder, and garam masala.

Step 6:

Fry the spices for a few minutes until fragrant.

Step 7:

Remove the pan from the heat and let the spices cool.

Step 8:

Once the spices have cooled, add them to the dough and knead until the spices are evenly distributed.

Step 9:

Divide the dough into 8 equal portions.

Step 10:

Roll each portion into a thin circle.

Step 11:

Heat a tawa or griddle over medium heat.

Step 12:

Place the rolled parotta on the tawa and cook for a few minutes until golden brown.

Step 13:

Flip the parotta and cook the other side until golden brown.

Step 14:

Remove the parotta from the tawa and brush with ghee.

Step 15:

Sprinkle with chopped cilantro and serve hot.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 21478 users have chowed down on Parotta a whopping 32452 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Kolkata are the top 5 cities gobbling up Parotta like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Parotta, our users are head over heels in december, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Parotta is the food of choice for 15-18 male, with people of 15-20 BMI also on board.

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