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Malabari Parotta

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Malabari Parotta
  • Recipe Servings: 8
  • Cook Time:
  • Crisp thin parantha served hot with melted ghee, usually served with South Indian gravy dishes.


  • 2 cups maida
  • Water to knead
  • 1/2 cup ghee
  • Dry flour- for dusting


  1. Knead the flour into soft and pliable dough with the water.
  2. Cover and let rest for 30 minutes. Make 8 round and smooth balls.
  3. Roll into a round of about 1/4 cm/1/8" thickness.
  4. Smear the surface of this round, with ghee.
  5. Fold in 1/2, smear the surface with ghee again, and make another fold from corner to corner.
  6. Roll thinly without tearing.
  7. Heat the griddle (tava), and place one parantha on to it.
  8. When the edges start lifting, slightly, smear some ghee over it letting it trickle under it.
  9. Brown on both sides and serve.
Key Ingredients: flour, clarified butter