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Whole wheat parathas cooked on a tava with melted ghee are perfect accompaniment with subzi and dal.

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The ultimate comfort food. Eat these plain parathas with subzis and raita and your family and you will surely enjoy it.

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Makes 12 parathas
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For The Dough
1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp oil

Other Ingredients
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
melted ghee for brushing and cooking

For Serving
fresh curd

  1. Combine all the ingredients of the dough in a bowl and knead into a semi-soft dough using enough water.
  2. Divide the dough into 12 equal portions.
  3. Roll out each portion into 125 mm. (5") diameter round and brush with melted ghee.
  4. Fold into half. Brush again with melted ghee and fold again.
  5. Roll out again and cook on a tava (griddle) on both the sides using ghee till brown spots appear on the surface.
  6. Repeat with the remaining dough to make 11 more parathas.
  7. Serve hot with fresh curds.
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