Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Punjabi Plain Paratha Recipe


Ingredients:

Wheat flour                             2 cups
Water                                      ½ cup
Oil                                           2 tbsps.
Ghee or butter                         3 tbsps.
Salt                                         1 tsp.

Procedure:

1.Sieve the flour in a flat dish, add half the quantity of water, mix well and kneadinto a soft dough.
2.Knead for 15 mins, gradually adding the remaining water.
3.Now add the 2 tbsps. of oil and keep aside for 1/2 hour or more.
4.Knead the dough again for 10 mins and divide them into 6 equal balls.
5.Flatten and roll out into flat disc about 5" diameter, smear it with a little
ghee and fold into a semi-circle.
6.Smear some more ghee over the upper surface and fold a second time.
7.Double fold it lenghtways, press gently with fingers and roll into a round circle
making the edge thinner than the centre.
8.Place it on a hot tava over once and smear with ghee again.
9.Cook for few seconds, turn over again and smear the other side with ghee as
well.
10.Cook further for a few seconds until paratha is golden brown on both sides.
11.Serve hot with any vegetable, dal etc.

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