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South Indian Parotta

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This layered parotta is one that would keep you going on and on. Try one and you are sure to be hooked on it.
  Baking powder 4 Pinch
  Baking soda 2 Pinch
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ghee 2 Tablespoon
  Oil 5 Tablespoon
  Maida 3 Cup (48 tbs) (All Purpose Flour)
  Egg 1

Preparation :

* To the maida add baking powder, salt, baking soda, nicely beaten egg, 2 tbsp ghee and mix all.

* Pour water and mix soft as chapatti and roti maav, add 2 tbsp oil and mix for nearly 20 mins. Pour 3 tbsp oil, mix and keep aside for 2 hrs.

* Then again beat and mix the maav in the slab for 10 mins.

* Make big lime size balls total of 8-9 balls and keep.

* Take a ball of maav and keep it in the slab and with the help of maida press it like chapatti as thin as you can.

* Spread 1 teaspoon of oil on it.

* Make some flits(Like doing in sarees).It will become become a strip.

* Hold the ends of the strip,beat sowly and stretch it gently.It will become long. (brush some oil in your hand)

* Hold one end as a centric and roll the other end.It will become like a wheel.This will give you the layers.

* Do the same thing for all other balls into small wheels.

* Now brush a little oil on top of each balls and keep aside.

Cooking Method:

* After 30 mins,heat the dosa pan.

* On the other hand take one wheel.Gently press it by the rolling bin into a thick circle(Like which you have eaten in the hotel).

* Spread 1/2 teaspoon oil in the pan and place the cirular dough.when one side gets golden color, turn over and cook other side with 1/2 tsp oil. After both sides get golden color take it from the pan.

* THIS IS THE ONE!!!! Do the samething for the other wheels.

* When you made 2 or 3,keep one on the other, pat the sides to seperate the layers.

* Serve the parotas with kurma and raita.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
South Indian
Main Dish
Christmas, Diwali, Wedding
Preparation Time: 
4 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
24 Minutes
South Indian layered tortilla or flat bread

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 787 Calories from Fat 333

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g58.1%

Saturated Fat 10.1 g50.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 97.3 mg32.4%

Sodium 538.7 mg22.4%

Total Carbohydrates 96 g31.9%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.5%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 15 g30%

Vitamin A 1.6% Vitamin C

Calcium 9.3% Iron 34.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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South Indian Parotta Recipe, South Indian Layered Tortilla Or Flat Bread