Laccha Paratha

Laccha Paratha is a famous Indian bread from the northern part of India. It has multiple thin layers which makes it different in taste and looks from the regular paratha. It is prepared with whole wheat flour. Recipe is simple and a must try.

Refer to the step by step images in the end.

Also try: Gobi Paratha or Pudina Paratha.

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: North Indian

Time: Preparation โ€“ 25 mins, Cooking โ€“ 15 mins, Total โ€“ 45 mins

Servings: 2-3


  1. Whole Wheat Flour – 2 cups
  2. Water – for kneading the dough
  3. Oil or Ghee (Clarified Butter) – as required for shallow frying
  4. Salt to taste.

PS: 1 Cup = 250 ML.

How to make Laccha Paratha:

  1. Take a bowl. Add whole wheat flour, 2 tsp oil or ghee and salt. Mix
  2. Start adding water in portions and knead to make a soft smooth dough. Cover and keep aside for 20 mins
  3. Knead the dough again a little bit. Take a medium size ball from the dough
  4. Start rolling it with a rolling-pin. Make around 6 inches diameter circle
  5. Spread oil or ghee on the paratha. Sprinkle some wheat flour
  6. Now cut thin strips with the help of a knife. Stack the strips one on the other
  7. Now stretch this strip and make a circle again
  8. Dust it and roll it again to make a paratha of around 4-5 inches diameter
  9. Meanwhile heat a tawa. Place the paratha on it
  10. Fry it from both the sides with oil or ghee. Cook till you get the brown spots
  11. Remove it from the tawa and crush a little with your hands
  12. Your Laccha Paratha is ready.


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