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Lachha Paratha Recipe | Wheat Paratha Recipe

Lachha paratha recipe with step by step pictures. Flaky wheat paratha made with wheat flour, salt and water made into fleats to create flaky paratha.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Resting Time 30 mins
Total Time 42 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, North Indian
Servings 4 servings


  • Whole Wheat flour / Atta -3 cups + more for rolling and dusting
  • Oil-2 tblspn + More for pan frying and rolling
  • Salt to taste
  • Warm water as required


  • In a mixing bowl add flour, salt, oil and rub them together.
  • Gradually add warm water and mix it till it forms a dough..Knead the dough for 3 min.Apply oil on the dough and cover it with a bowl.Let it rest for 15 min.
  • Now divide the  dough into equal portions.Take a small ball and roll it into thin chapati. Apply oil on the chapati and spread it evenly.Dust some flour over the chapati and start folding it like a saree fleet.(check image).
  • Then Curl it to form a round shape.Apply a tsp of oil over the curled dough and let it rest until you make every dough like this.
  • Now take a curled dough and make chapatis out of it.Finish the entire dough like this.
  • Heat a tawa and put this chapati on to the tawa and cook on both sides by applying ghee or oil till done and golden.
  • Then remove it on to a plate and crush it with your hands, so that the flakes will separate.
  • Put this into a hot case so that it stays nice and warm.Serve it with any side dish..


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