Garlic Paratha

Makes

7 garlic paratha

Nutrition of Each Serving

  • 130 calories
  • 4g fat
  • 6mg cholesterol
  • 44mg sodium
  • 31mg potassium
  • 20g carbohydrate
    • 1g fiber
    • 0g sugar
  • #3g protein

Ingredients

  • 1½ cup all purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons all purpose flour
  • 1½ teaspoon canola oil
  • ¼ teaspoon of kosher salt
  • ¾ cup warm water (80°F)
  • 4 teaspoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons fresh garlic
  • 2 cups fresh cilantro
  • ½ teaspoon red chili powder

Equipment

  • medium bowl
  • small bowl
  • rolling pin
  • large pan

Steps

Preparation

  • Measure
    • 1½ cup all purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon canola oil
    • ¼ teaspoon of kosher salt
    • ¾ cup warm water (80°F)
    • ½ teaspoon canola oil
    • 4 teaspoons melted butter
    • 2 teaspoons fresh garlic
    • 4 teaspoons all purpose flour
    • ½ teaspoon red chili powder
  • De-steam and Mince
    • 2 cups cilantro

Paratha Dough

  1. Mix the following ingredients in a medium bowl:
    • 1½ cup all purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon canola oil
    • ¼ teaspoon of kosher salt
    • ¾ cup warm water (80°F)
  2. Once the dough is play-dough like roll the dough into a ball and coat the exterior of the dough in ½ teaspoon canola oil.
  3. Then place the dough into a bowl and cover the bowl to keep the dough moist.

Garlic Paste

  1. Mix the following ingredients in a small bowl until you get a paste like consistency
    • 4 teaspoons melted butter
    • 2 teaspoons garlic
    • 4 teaspoons all purpose flour
    • 2 cups de-steamed minced cilantro
    • ½ teaspoon red chili powder

Paratha Making:

  1. Cut the paratha dough ball into 7 even smaller dough balls
  2. Coat the 7 dough balls in all purpose flour
  3. Repeat the following steps for each of the 7 dough balls:
    1. Using a rolling pin roll the dough balls as flat as possible (should be around 6″ in diameter)
    2. Cover the flattened paratha dough with the garlic paste
    3. Fold the dough into long pleats until the dough is in a rectangle shape folded on top of itself.
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    4. Then tightly roll the short end of pleated dough to create a circle
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    5. Then flatten the dough with your palms and coat all side with all purpose flour
    6. Using a rolling pin roll the dough balls as flat as possible (should be around 6″in diameter)
    7. Place the ready paratha on a plate and cover with a paper towel
  4. Bring a large pan to medium heat
  5. Once the pan is warm place one of the paratha into the pan cook on one side for a few minutes then flip to cook the other.
  6. Remove from heat once the paratha is crispy and brown on both sides.

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