GARLIC PARATHA

Makes 5

This flaky paratha made with whole wheat flour is very indulgent, enjoyable and heavenly with a good dose of garlic herb butter. This is a good alternative to the refined flour parathas. If you are bored with the regular rotis and chapathis you must give this a try. It will definitely be worth all your time and effort. This layered buttery paratha will just melt in your mouth. Read further for a step by step process with photos.

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 Tbsp curd
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Water as required
  • 2-3 Tbsp melted salted butter
  • 2 cloves finely chopped garlic
  • 1 Tbsp finely chopped coriander
  • Cooking oil

Directions

1.In a mixing bowl, take whole wheat flour and salt. Mix well. Then add the curd and mix. Add required amount of water to make a nice soft dough.

2. Coat the dough with little oil. Cover and let it rest for 30 minutes.

3. Take the melted butter in a bowl and add the garlic and coriander. Mix well and keep it aside.

4. Make 5 medium sized balls.

5. Roll the dough as thin as possible using a rolling pin.

6. Apply about a spoon of the prepared butter mixture evenly on the rolled dough.

7. Fold like a paper fan. Stretch and twist gently.

8. Roll from one end to the other end and tuck in.

9. Flatten the dough using a rolling pin. Don’t make it too thin as the layers will disappear.

10. Heat a little oil in a tawa and cook the parathas on medium flame until both sides turn brown.

11. Serve it with pickle and curd or with a side dish of your choice.

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