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Coriander Paratha    Veg  HT  ACC  Pakistani  Indian  60mins


Makes approx 6      Hot  Vegetarian  Accompaniment  Bread Curry  Curries  Ind Pakistan  India Asian  Asia



225g/8oz Plain Flour

2 tbsp Melted butter

1/2 teasp Salt  

25g/1oz Freshly chopped Coriander

approx  8fl.oz. Water

Oil or melted butter or Ghee for brushing

Extra Flour for dusting




1. Place the flour in a large mixing bowl, add the melted butter, salt and coriander and stir.


2. Add most of the water and knead well to form a medium soft dough, adding a little more water or flour as necessary. Knead for 5 to 8 minutes.  Place it back into the bowl, cover with clingfilm and set aside for 20 minutes.


3. Divide the mixture into balls about 5cm/2-inches in diameter and roll out each ball into circles about 10cm/4-inches in diameter.


4. Brush each circle with oil/melted butter/ghee and dust lightly with  flour. Fold into half, so it looks like a "D" then brush with more oil/melted butter/ghee and lightly dust again with flour.


5. Fold the D in half so it looks like a triangle then roll it out into circles about 3mm/1/8th inch in thickness.


6. Heat a heavy frying pan until hot then add a paratha and cook for 30 seconds only. Turn and brush the cooked side with oil/melted butter/ghee whilst cooking the other side for 30 seconds.


7. Turn again and cook the first side until golden brown and beginning to crisp, brushing the top with oil/melted Butter/ghee, then turn once more and cook the other side until golden brown and beginning to crisp.  For best results, eat straight from the pan!




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