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Lachcha Paratha

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Crisp, flaky flatbreads with multiple layers ideal for lunch or dinner.

Lacha Paratha (or also known as Lachcha Paratha / Lachha Paratha) is a popular North Indian flaky, multi-layered paratha. Ideal for lunch or dinner, serve with a gravy side dish of choice.

A multi-layered paratha whose origin is from Punjab but now a days, it is very popular all over India. Since it is from Punjab, it is also called as Punjabi lachedar paratha / Punjabi lachha paratha.

Lachcha Paratha

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Lachcha Paratha
5 from 3 votes

Lachcha Paratha

Crisp, flaky flatbreads with multiple layers ideal for lunch or dinner.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: flaky, lachcha, Paratha, parotta
Servings: 2 people


  • 250 g Wheat Flour
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • Salt as per taste
  • Warm water as required


  • In a large and wide bowl, mix the wheat flour and salt.
  • Gradually add water and mix to a chapati dough consistency.
  • Keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Pinch a big lemon sized ball and flatten lightly.
  • Apply little oil on one side and roll to a thin disc.
  • Twist and roll this spirally into a ball.
  • Apply a little oil on top and roll it into a medium disc. Do not apply too much pressure else the layers will combine into one.
  • Heat a tawa over medium flame.
  • Cook the prepared paratha on both sides, applying little oil around the edges.
  • Repeat until all dough is used.
  • Serve with side dish of choice.

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