|Garlic Lacha Paratha|
Wheat flour - 2 cups heaped
( i have used multi grain atta)
Salt to taste
Water as needed to make the dough
Ingredients to sprinkle on paratha
Kashmiri red chilly powder as needed
Jeera powder as needed
Turmeric powder as needed
Salt to taste
Finely chopped Garlic - 8
Finely chopped spring onion - 1/4 cup
Melted butter - 2 tbsp
Oil as needed to cook the paratha
|1st method to roll paratha|
Take wheat flour and salt in a bowl,pour water little by little and form a soft dough.
Divide the dough into equal size balls.Dust the board with some flour and roll out a ball into a thin paratha.Brush some melted butter on top and sprinkle some red chilly powder,jeera powder,turmeric powder and a pinch of salt,using your fingers spread the masala powders evenly on the paratha.
Dust some flour on top and from one corner start to pleat the dough till you reach the end ( see picture).Slightly stretch the pleated dough and roll it into a coil and tuck the end under the coil and press.Sprinkle some garlic and spring onions in the middle of the coiled dough and press,dust the coil with flour and gently roll it out to a semi thick paratha.Do not give pressure while rolling.
|2nd method to roll paratha|
Heat a tawa cook the paratha both sides till crisp,flaky and brown by adding oil around.
Enjoy these paratha with pickle or curd.
|Garlic Lachha Paratha|
a) Do not roll the paratha hard then you layers will not be visible.
b) Instead of spring onions you can add kalonji seeds.
c) You can add ghee instead of butter in this recipe.
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