Parathas – Simple lightly fried “roti” bread accompaniment made from whole wheat
4 cups of whole wheat flour
Water to knead
Oil to shallow fry
1.Mix flour and water and knead to a pliable dough.
2.Heat a large heavy flat pan, such as a frying pan.
3.Make 3-4 cm. diameter balls (about 1.5 inch)
4.Roll each ball with rolling pin to a thin disc. Use some dry flour to help to roll.
5.Place the paratha on the pan for 10 seconds, then turn over.
6.Spread a teaspoon of oil on the surface, and turn over. Spread another teaspoon of oil on the second surface.
7.Cook both sides, turning occasionally.
8.Keep the parathas in a deep cloth lined dish, and serve.
A typical North Indian roti. Ghee is the traditional method of cooking this paratha. Consider using it to cook, which will give a unique flavour.
An offering from the Heart – a Deepak Singh recipe. www.SpiritualJourneys.net