Parathaaaa !!! Even Lachha Paratha !!!! This style of paratha turns out crispy and with several layers. Lachha paratha or lachhedar paratha is very popular recipe from north India. It’s a layered paratha, even layers can be seen on the paratha when it is cooked.

For all my blog readers this lachha paratha recipe will surely become an alternate to the lachha parathas made using maida, as this is a whole wheat flour lachha paratha. I am sure kids will love to have this paratha along with sabji.

This multi layer flat bread is a famous in Punjabi cuisine and its perfect accompaniment for any thick-gravied dish like chole or punjabi style sabjis.

Here I am presenting step by step photo recipe of layered lachha paratha employs extremely easy and unique technique to help you make perfectly layered paratha.

Lachha Paratha

Step-by-Step Lachha Paratha Recipe :

Step 1 : In a bowl take whole wheat flour. Add salt, oil and water.

Step 2 : Add water in small quantity at a time.

Step 3 : Mix and knead into smooth soft dough.

Lachha Paratha

Step 4 : Cover and keep the dough aside for 20-25 minutes.

Step 5 : Divide dough into 12 – 14 portion.

Step 6 : Take one portion. Make the ball from it.

Lachha Paratha

Step 7 : Flatten and dust it with some flour.

Lachha Paratha

Step 8 : With a rolling pin, roll into a circle of about 5 inches diameter.

Lachha Paratha

Step 9 : Spread some ghee on the dough circle.

Lachha Paratha

Step 10 : Dust some flour on the dough circle.

Lachha Paratha

Step 11 : Spread evenly with the help of brush or finger.

Lachha Paratha

Step 12 : From the edges start to fold & pleat the paratha till the end.

Lachha Paratha

Step 13 : Roll the pleated edges tightly. Join the edges.

Lachha Paratha

Step 14 : Flatten and dust it with some flour if required.

Lachha Paratha

Step 15 : With a rolling pin, roll into a circle of about 6 – 7 inches diameter.

Lachha Paratha

Step 16 : Heat tava and place the rolled lachha paratha on the tava. The tava should be medium hot.


Step 17 : You will soon see the paratha puffing up from the base at some places.

Step 18 : Flip the paratha when the base is ¼ cooked.


Step 19 : When the second side is about ½ cooked. Spread some ghee/oil on the upper side now.


Step 20 : Flip again a couple of times till you see more brown spots and the lachha paratha is cooked evenly.


Step 21 : Make all lachedar parathas this way. Either serve them hot or stack them in a roti basket.


Step 22 : Serve these Lachha Parathas with any indian dal or Punjabi Sabji or vegetable curry of your choice.

Lachha Paratha
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 12 - 14