Malabar Paratha

by - March 26, 2010

All purpose flour(Maida) - 500 grams
Water - 150ml
Baking soda - Pinch
Oil as required
Salt to taste


  • Mix Flour, Salt & Baking soda well with required amount of water.
  • Knead the dough for 15mts to make a soft dough as we do for Chapathi and cover it with a wet muslin cloth & rest it.
  • After 1/2 hour, divide the dough in to equal portions like Golf balls (approximately 80 gms).
  • Apply little oil to these balls and cover it with wet cloth for another 10 minutes. 
  • Grease oil on the flat surface, Take one portion of the dough and roll as thin sheet in any shape.
  • Apply little oil over the thin sheet and fold it like a pleats & strech a bit.
  • Spin the pleats string spirally towards inside.
  • Do the same with rest of the balls & cover it with wet muslin cloth.
  • After 15mts, roll the spiral portions in to a circle like chapathi with medium thickness.
  • Place the paratha on the heated tawa, turn the paratha when small bubbles pop out.
  • Cook both side until golden brown spot appear. grease it with oil.
  • Follow the same with remaining portions.
  • Take 2 or 3 parathas between your palms and clap gently.
  • Serve hot with any kurmas.

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  1. saras, i am bookmarking this for week 1. looks yummy!!!!

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