Square Paratha.

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In northern Part of India,parathas are made almost daily to be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch or dinner. They are made by layering and rolling dough that is then cooked on a hot griddle until it turns golden brown on both sides. This process fills your kitchen with the wonderful aroma of freshly made paratha with the ghee melting over.

These can also be made in triangle shape,goes well with any north Indian gravy or Dal fry…

Ingredients:

1 Cup whole wheat Flour.

1/2 tsp salt.

1 tsp Oil.

Ghee.

Dry Aata.

Water to knead the dough.

Method:

Knead a soft dough with wheat flour,salt,water and oil.

IMG_20200808_222516Let it rest for 20 minutes.Divide it into 4 equal portions and make balls out of it. 

IMG_20200808_222457Roll to form a roti,smear some ghee and sprinkle some dry flour on it.

IMG_20200808_222444Fold all the sides one upon another to form a square.

PicsArt_08-08-10.34.29Roll out into square with soft hands applying minimum pressure.

IMG_20200808_222329Warm a griddle over medium-high heat. Once the griddle is hot, carefully place the rolled out paratha on the surface and cook until the bottom of the paratha turns lighter that the uncooked top, about 1 minute.

IMG_20200808_213233With a flat spatula, flip the paratha and top with 1/4 teaspoon of ghee, spreading it evenly over the surface with the back of the spoon. Cook the second side until it turns light brown, about 2 minutes.

IMG_20200808_222248Flip the paratha and top with 1/4 teaspoon ghee, spreading it evenly over the surface. Cook until light brown, 1 to 2 minutes.

IMG_20200808_222208Gently press the paratha with the spatula to help the paratha cook evenly; be sure to press gently for a soft, flaky paratha. Once both sides get spotty golden brown, transfer the paratha to a plate.

IMG_20200808_222310Follow the same process for remaining dough balls.

Serve hot with vegetables,dal or pickle of your choice.

Happy Cooking !!!

Sameera

Published by Sameera's Kitchen

A little blog about ordinary and extra ordinary cooking that I do on daily basis for me and my loving family,I am a working woman pursuing an exiting career in aviation industry,with a ten year old kid.. with whatever little time I have spare in my hand after doing day to day chores......I utilise it for cooking and baking......It refreshes me completely.

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