Lachha / Multi layered Paratha!!!!!

Preparation Time : 10 minutes

Resting Time : 35 minutes

Cooking Time : 10 minutes

Recipes cuisine : North India

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Wheat flour / Atta – 1 cup

All purpose flour / Maida – 1 cup

Oil / Butter – 1tsp

Salt to required


  • Mix the wheat flour, maida, salt and oil/ butter in the bowl.

  • Now add generous amount of water to the mix and knead it into the soft dough.

  • Cover the dough with wet dam cloth keep it for 30 minutes in resting.

  • After resting it, knead the dough for 2 minutes and divide it into large size balls.

  • Now roll the dough into round shape, grease with oil over the dough and dust it with flour.

  • Fold the dough into pleats as shown in the picture above.

  • Then, Stretch the pleated dough little bit longer and make into swiss roll shape.

  • Follow the same procedure for the remaining dough and rest it for 5 more minutes.

  • Now roll the dough in to like parathas.

  • Heat the skillet to medium, cook the parathas on both the sides. After cooked fold the lachha paratha to get layer.

  • Serve hot and enjoy it.


I served Lachha parathas with Chennai chicken kurma  (refer link )



  • Lachha parathas , goes well with both veg and non-veg curries / kurmas .

  • Resting the dough, helps gluten formation and active the enzymes that transfers into sugar (which enhance its taste).

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