Whole Wheat Plain Paratha

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Aug. 29, 2012

Plain parathas for everyday.


Whole wheat flour 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Lukewarm water 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)
Oil 5 Tablespoon
Baking powder 1 Teaspoon (Optional)



1. In a bowl, mix whole wheat flour, salt to taste, baking powder if desired and oil well.

2. Add little water at a time, mix and then knead to get semi-soft consistency in the dough.

3. Cover the dough with a plastic wrap and leave it for about 15-20 minutes.

4. Remove the dough from the plastic wrap, apply a little oil over it and knead a bit.

5. Pull out a golf ball sized portion of the dough and roll on the rolling block with the pin.

6. Heat a flat griddle and roast the paratha over it.

7. Flip once bubbles form and let it cook.

8. Smear oil on the edges, let the paratha puff up and continue flipping until the paratha obtains a golden brown color.

9. Then remove and place over a paper towel lined plate.


10. Serve the parathas with hot curries like lentil chunks curry.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 663Calories from Fat 347

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g60%

Saturated Fat 5 g25%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1174 mg48.92%

Total Carbohydrates 71 g23.7%

Dietary Fiber 11 g44%


Protein 13 g26%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet