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Plain Parantha



A plain paratha is a type of flatbread popular in India and other parts of South Asia. It is made from whole wheat flour, salt, and water, and is usually cooked on a hot griddle. The dough is rolled out into a thin circle and then folded into a triangle or square shape. The paratha is then cooked on a hot griddle until it is golden brown. It is usually served with a variety of accompaniments such as yogurt, pickles, chutneys, and curries.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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whole wheat flour

2 cups


1 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

warm water

1/2 cup

Ghee or oil for cooking



Step 1:

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

Step 2:

Add the oil and mix until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

Step 3:

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

Step 4:

Cover the dough and let it rest for 15 minutes.

Step 5:

Divide the dough into 8 equal portions.

Step 6:

Roll each portion into a circle of about 6 inches in diameter.

Step 7:

Heat a griddle or tawa over medium heat.

Step 8:

Place the rolled parantha on the griddle and cook for a few seconds.

Step 9:

Flip the parantha and apply some ghee or oil on the top.

Step 10:

Cook for a few more seconds until the parantha is golden brown.

Step 11:

Flip the parantha again and apply some more ghee or oil.

Step 12:

Cook for a few more seconds until the parantha is golden brown on both sides.

Step 13:

Serve hot with pickle or chutney.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 32809 users have chowed down on Plain Parantha a whopping 83046 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chandigarh, Delhi, Lucknow, Indore, Pune are the top 5 cities gobbling up Plain Parantha like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Plain Parantha, our users are head over heels in september, but the interest cools down in december.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Plain Parantha is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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