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parotta recipe | kerala paratha recipe | malabar paratha recipe

easy parotta recipe | kerala paratha recipe | malabar paratha recipe
Course paratha
Cuisine kerala
Prep Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 6 Servings


for dough:

  • 2 cup maida / plain flour / refined flour
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp + 2 tsp oil
  • water as required to knead

for roasting:

  • 4-5 tsp oil add as required


  • firstly, take maida, sugar, salt and oil.
  • give a good mix, add water as required and start to knead for 15 minutes.
  • cover and rest for atleast 1 hour.
  • further, pinch a small ball sized dough and flatten it.
  • roll the dough thinly.
  • now pull and stretch from sides making sure they are stretched as much as possible.
  • grease the parotta with oil.
  • now start creating pleats by folding with the help of fingers.
  • stretch the pleated dough as much as possible.
  • begin to roll the pleated dough like a swiss roll.
  • furthermore, secure the end by pressing gently.
  • start pressing the ball into slightly thin circle with the help of greased palm.
  • take hot chapathi tawa and place the rolled paratha.
  • after a minuter flip off and cook the other side.
  • once the golden brown spots start appearing on both sides grease with oil.
  • furthermore, flip and roast both sides.
  • then crush the paratha to form layers.
  • finally, serve hot kerala parotta immediately with curry of your choice.