garlic paratha recipe | chilli garlic lachha paratha an easy and flavoured flatbread recipe made with wheat and chilli and garlic. it can be a healthy alternative to the traditional vegetable stuffed or mixed paratha for lunch and dinner. it can be easily served with pickle and curd as it contains all the necessary spices in it but can be served with any curry recipe.
paratha recipes are very common across india and each region has its own variation. the most common way of making paratha is to have cooked and mashed vegetable stuffed inside the bread and served with a choice of curry. but then there are other categories known as lachha or layered paratha and garlic paratha is one of them.
furthermore, i would like to highlight some of the easy and important tips, suggestions and variations for garlic paratha recipe. firstly, i have made this recipe with wheat flour as it is easy to digest and healthy. but you can also make with plain flour as it is served in restaurants and hotels. secondly, if you find layering is time-consuming and overwhelming, you can use the same dough to make plain roti from it. lastly, as an extension to this recipe, you can have a topping of finely chopped garlic and chillies with melted butter on top of the paratha. basically very similar to the garlic naan recipe. you may have to stick the paratha to tawa by applying water on one side and fry it like any naan.
Wheat flour -2 cups
Garlic cloves – 10 to 12
Butter – 2 tbsp
Oregano- 1/2 tsp
Chilli flakes -1 tsp
Coriander leaves – 1/4 cup
Cooking oil-2 tbsp
Salt to taste
firstly, in a large mixing bowl take 2 cup wheat flour, 2 tbsp oil and 1 tsp salt.
mix well making sure everything is well combined.
now add 1 cup hot warm and mix with the spoon.
rest for 5 minutes making sure the wheat flour turns moist.
add warm water as required and knead to the smooth and soft dough.
- roll it very thin and spread garlic butter on it.
prepare lachha paratha and roast on medium flame.
finally, serve garlic paratha immediately with curry or curd of your choice.
- for garlic butter –
- in a bowl take butter, grated garlic, oregano and chilli flakes and mix it well.