Laccha means layered and paratha is a Indian flat bread. The name of the bread says it all that it has many layers and it will be crispy and flaky. This paratha goes well with any Curry or simple pickle and yogurt.
Serves – 3
Preparation time – 10 mins
Resting time – 1 hr
Cooking time – 30 mins
- Whole Wheat Flour – 2 Cups
- Oil – 1/4 Cup
- Salt – 1/4 tsp
- Sugar – 1/2 tsp
- Whole Wheat Flour (for dusting and spreading on top of rolled paratha) – 1/4 Cup (approx)
- Warm Milk – less than 3/4 Cup
- In a mixing bowl add in flour, salt, sugar, 1 tsp oil and mix well till incorporated.
- Add milk little at a time and make a soft and pliable dough. Knead the dough for 10 mins.
- Grease with 1 tsp of oil all over the dough. Rest the dough for 1 hr.
- Divide the dough into 10 equal dumplings. Grease with 1 tsp oil and again cover and rest for 5 mins
- Take one of the dumpling and roll into 10 inch diameter thin roti. Spread 2 tsp of oil and 1/2 tsp dry four all over the rolled paratha.
- Make thin pleates and join them together. Make swirls and repeat the process with all the dumplings.
- Cover and rest the swirls for 5 mins.
- Then take one of the swirl and roll( if needed grease the rolling surface) into 4 inch diameter circle.
- Shallow fry the parathas on both the sides till golden in color on both the sides (use 1/2 tsp of oil for frying the parathas on each side)
- Serve immediately with curry and/ or yogurt, pickle.