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Paratha Recipes - Pan Fried Flatbread Recipes


A Paratha is an unleavened, pan fried Indian flatbread. Once you know how to make the basic one (for which you will find a step-by-step photo guide below) you can fill it with any stuffing you like! You can even add ingredients to the dough while kneading o end up with some really tasty versions of the basic Paratha! Team Parathas (plain or stuffed) with yogurt and pickle and you're in business!

Paratha - Plain Paratha Recipe

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Parathas (pan-fried Indian flatbread) are for when you want to spoil yourself! Crispy and flaky, they go well with most Indian dishes be it a gravied curry or a dry stir-fry. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial.

Aaloo Paratha - Potato Paratha

Extremely popular with North Indians, these are best eaten with chilled yoghurt and your favourite pickle or chutney. Want to be naughty? Aaloo parathas taste delicious with fresh, thick cream or a knob of unsalted, home-made butter!

Lachcha Paratha - Layered Flaky Paratha

This style of paratha turns out crispy and with several layers. It is the perfect accompaniment for any thick-gravied dish.

Paneer Paratha - Cottage Cheese Paratha

Use fresh crumbly Paneer for this to get a lovely creamy taste! Can't find Paneer in your local store? Make some at home!

Methi Paratha - Fenugreek Paratha

Healthy and yummy all in one neat little package! What more can you ask for? Serve Methi Parathas with chilled yogurt and a pickle of your choice.

Palak Paratha - Spinach Paratha

This delicious and nutritious Indian bread tastes great with yogurt and Aam Ka Achaar (mango pickle) or Andhra Tomato Pickle.

Kheema Paratha - Minced Meat Paratha

Made Masala Kheema (spicy minced meat) and got some left over? Make Kheema Parathas then. It's meat and bread all rolled into one!

Daal Paratha - Lentil Paratha

Made from any leftover Daal, this tasty bread is great with your favorite pickle.

Ajwain Ka Paratha - Carom Seed Paratha

I love these easy to make Parathas (pan fried flatbread) and often eat them with pickle and yogurt! You can also serve them as an accompaniment to any main course vegetarian or non-vegetarian dish.

Mughlai Paratha

Make a meal of this wholesome and tasty Mughlai-style stuffed bread. Serve it with your favorite chuntey.
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