Saturday, September 19, 2009

LACHCHA PARATHA WITH ROASTED CHANADAL POWDER

Lachcha paratha is one of the Famous paratha recipes of Punjab,the name is peculiar because of the method of paratha we make,dough ball is rolled like chapathi and folded like frills,and then rolled like swiss roll,this is further rolled like chapathi, you can see the layers on the paratha even after cooking the paratha,I made with chanadal powder which is very tasty.The recipe as follows
INGREDIENTS FOR THE DOUGH
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  1. Maida/all purpose flour-1 cup
  2. Wheat flour-2 cups
  3. Oil/butter-1 table spoon
  4. Salt-pinch

Add all ingredients together and make stiff dough,keep it a side for 30 minutes

INGREDIENTS FOR CHANADAL POWDER:
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  1. Roasted chanadal powder/ putnalu-1 cup
  2. Red chili powder-1/2 teaspoon
  3. Cumin-1/4Th teaspoon
  4. Salt-to taste
  5. Dry grated coconut powder-2 teaspoons
  6. Garlic pods-2
  7. Oil-2 teaspoons
  8. Cumin-1/4th teaspoon
  9. Mustard-1/4th teaspoon
  10. Curry leaves-10
Grind all ingredients to fine powder, and add seasoning



METHOD TO MAKE PARATHA:
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  1. Divide the dough into small balls
  2. Take each ball and roll like a circle
  3. Sprinkle the powder
  4. Apply oil and make frills
  5. Now Roll it like Swiss roll / or like a coil
  6. Now dip in the flour and again roll like small chapati
  7. Heat tawa and place the roti ,once the bubbles form then flip it
  8. Don't press too much
  9. Apply oil both sides and serve hot