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simple paratha



Simple Paratha is a type of Indian bread that is a staple in many Indian households. It is often served for breakfast but can also be eaten for lunch or dinner. Parathas can be eaten with a variety of accompaniments, including yogurt, pickle, or any other savory dish. They are made from whole wheat flour and cooked on a tawa or griddle. A bit of oil or ghee is used to cook them until they are golden and crispy.

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whole wheat flour

2 cups


1/2 teaspoon

oil or ghee

1 tablespoon

Water as required

Extra oil or ghee for cooking



Step 1:

In a mixing bowl, combine the flour and salt. 2.Add oil or ghee and mix well.

Step 2:

Gradually add water and knead the mixture into a soft dough.

Step 3:

Cover the dough and leave it to rest for 15-20 minutes.

Step 4:

Divide the dough into equal-sized balls.

Step 5:

Roll out each ball into a circular shape with the help of a rolling pin.

Step 6:

Heat a tawa or griddle and place the rolled out paratha on it.

Step 7:

Cook for a couple of minutes until it turns golden brown. Flip and cook the other side in the same way.

Step 8:

Smear some oil or ghee on both sides of the paratha and cook till it turns crispy.

Step 9:

Serve hot with yogurt, pickle, or any side dish of your choice.

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