Plain Paratha Recipe

How to Make Plain Paratha (Plain Paratha Recipe)

Crispy as well as soft, what it is – unleavened flat Indian whole wheat bread (Roti or Plain Paratha).  Paratha is famous in North India as popular as Biryani in Hyderabad. Paratha goes with dal makhani, pickle and sometimes vegetable dishes etc.

Today I am going to share with you plain paratha recipe. Dough with a pinch of salt, oil and carom seeds which makes the paratha tasty and healthy.

In India, paratha is not all about whole wheat flour stuffed paratha and plain paratha. Many varieties of flour and lots of recipes are there. Some of the dishes like aloo paratha, gobhi paratha, mooli paratha, paneer paratha, onion paratha, methi paratha etc.

Ingredients for Plain Paratha Recipe

  1. ½ kg whole wheat flour
  2. Two tablespoons of oil or ghee
  3. Water as required for kneading
  4. Oil for roasting
  5. Carom Seed
  6. Pinch of salt

How to Make Plain Paratha

Kneading process for paratha dough:

  1. In dough kneading plate take whole wheat flour. Add salt, ghee or oil and carom seeds.
  2. Mix it properly and make a well in the centre.
  3. Add water little by little and knead the dough into smooth and soft.
  4. Apply some ghee or oil after finishing the kneading process.
  5. Cover and keep the dough aside for 30 minutes.

Guys, today I am going to share with you three-technique of making plain paratha recipe.

  1. Triangular
  2. Circular
  3. Square

Method of Making Triangular Folded Paratha

  1. A medium sized ball from the dough. Dust with some flour and flatten the dough.
  2. With the help of a rolling pin, roll into a circular shape for about 4-5 inches in diameter.
  3. Apply some oil or ghee into the circular flatten shape dough and folded in halves.
  4. Then again apply some oil or ghee into the halves folded dough.
  5. Then fold sideways, and you will get a folded triangular shape.
  6. Now dust some flour and roll the dough into a triangular shape.

Method of Making Circular Shape Paratha

  1. A medium sized ball from the dough.
  2. Dust with some flour and flatten it.
  3. With the help of a rolling pin, roll into a circular shape for about 4-5 inches in diameter.

Method for Making Square Folded Paratha

  1. A small sized ball from the dough, dust with some flour.
  2. Flatten it and with the help of rolling pin roll into a circular shape.
  3. Apply some ghee or oil then fold from one side to the centre and press it.
  4. Now fold from the other side to the centre and press it.
  5. Apply some oil or ghee then fold from the centre, and you will get square folded paratha.
  6. Dust with some flour then roll the paratha into square shape.

Roasting of Paratha on Tawa

  1. Heat the griddle (tawa).
  2. The flame should be medium then place the paratha.
  3. Paratha is puffing from one side then flip the paratha from another side.
  4. Apply some ghee or oil into it.
  5. Flip again and apply some ghee or oil into the other side.
  6. Cook evenly from all sides.
  7. Cook all the paratha and stack them in a basket or serve hot with pickle or any other rich gravy preparation.

How to Make Plain Paratha Recipe

Kneading Dough for Parantha

1. In dough kneading plate take whole wheat flour. Add salt, ghee or oil and carom seeds.

add all ingredients together - plain paratha recipe

2. Mix it properly and make a well in the centre.

3. Add water little by little and knead the dough into smooth and soft.

kneed the dough for plain paratha recipe

4. Apply some ghee or oil after finishing the kneading process.

apply some ghee or oil after kneading - plain paratha recipe

5. Cover and keep the dough aside for 30 minutes.

cover the dough and keep aside - plain paratha recipe

Triangular Folded Plain Parantha Method

1. A medium sized ball from the dough. Dust with some flour and flatten the dough.

medium size ball and flatten - plain paratha recipe

2. With the help of a rolling pin, roll into a circular shape for about 4-5 inches in diameter.

roll with the help of rolling pin - plain paratha recipe

3. Apply some oil or ghee into the circular flatten shape dough and folded in halves.

apply ghee and folded in halves - plain paratha recipe

4. Then again apply some oil or ghee into the halves folded dough. Then fold sideways, and you will get a folded triangular shape.

fold sideways and get triangular shape - plain paratha recipe

5. Dust with some flour and begin to roll the folded triangle and you will get a triangular shape.

roll in triangular shape - plain paratha recipe

Circular Plain Parantha Method

1. A medium sized ball from the dough. Dust with some flour and flatten it.

medium size ball and flatten - plain paratha recipe

2. With the help of a rolling pin, roll into a circular shape for about 6-7 inches in diameter and you will get a circular shape.

roll in circular shape and get circular shape - plain paratha recipe

Square Folded Plain Parantha Method

1. A small sized ball from the dough, dust with some flour.

small size ball and flatten - plain paratha recipe

2. Flatten it and with the help of rolling pin roll into a circular shape. Apply some ghee or oil.

roll in circular shape and apply ghee - plain paratha recipe

3. Now fold from one side to the centre and press it, fold from the other side to the centre and press it.

fold one side to the centre and other side also and apply ghee - plain paratha recipe

4. Apply some oil or ghee then fold from the centre.

fold from the centre - plain paratha recipe

5. Dust with some flour then roll the paratha into square shape and you will get a square folded paratha.

roll the dough in square shape - plain paratha recipe

Roasting of Paratha on Tawa

1. Heat the griddle (tawa).

heat the tawa - plain paratha recipe

2. The flame should be medium then place the paratha.

place the paratha on tawa - plain paratha recipe

3. Paratha is puffing from one side then flip the paratha from another side. Apply some ghee or oil into it.

puffing from one side, flip it and apply ghee - plain paratha recipe

4. Flip again and apply some ghee or oil into the other side. Cook evenly from all sides.

roast the paratha evenly from both side - plain paratha recipe

5. In the same way, circular and triangular parathas are cooked.

same way circular paratha roasted - plain paratha recipe

same way triangular paratha roasted - plain paratha recipe

6. Stack them in a basket or serve hot with pickle or any other rich gravy preparation.

serve hot plain paratha recipe with pickle or rich gravy

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