Kerala Parotta Recipe | Malabar Paratha

Kerala Parotta Recipe | Malabar Paratha

What’s Cooking India? It’s a Kerala Parotta Recipe. Parotta or Malabar Paratha is very easy to make and can be prepared very easily at home.

This Recipe is very famous in Kerala, Sri Lanka, and Tamil Nadu. Parotta is a popular dish which is eaten in breakfast, Lunch as well as in Dinner.

Although it is very famous in Southern parts of India, in the North, it is also famous and is known as Lachha paratha.

The main difference between two is that Lachha Paratha is made by wheat and All-Purpose flour, whereas Malabar Parotta is made only by All-Purpose flour (Maida).

Parotta is more stretchy and is more crispy which makes it absolutely delicious to eat. You can eat it without any other dish.

Ingredients for Kerala Parotta

Ingredients Measurements
All-Purpose Flour (Maida) 2 Cup
Wheat Flour (Optional) 1 Cup
Oil 1 Tbsp
Hot Water 1 Cup
Baking Powder ¼ Tsp
Salt ¾ Tsp or According to your requirement
Sugar 1 to 2 Tsp

Steps to make Kerala Parotta

How to make Malabar Paratha Dough?

Step 1: Take a large pan, add 1 cup All-purpose flour, and ¼ Tsp of baking soda and mix together.

Step 2: Now add 2 Tbsp Sugar, 1 Tbsp Oil, and ¾ Tsp Salt and mix well.

Step 3: Add 1 cup of hot water and mix it.

Step 4: Knead it and form a soft and smooth dough.

Step 5: Now keep the dough aside with a moist cloth covered.

You can also try Maddur Vada Recipe or Goli Baje Recipe.

How to make Kerala Parotta?

Step 1: Divide the dough into 8 to 9 equal balls.

Step 2: Apply some all-purpose flour on the surface of the Atta Roller.

Step 3: Now, start rolling the ball as thin as possible. Roll 1 dough ball at a time.

Step 4: Apply little oil on the surface of the rolled dough.

Step 5: Now, hold the rolled flat dough on the top and plate them until you reach the bottom.

Step 6: Roll them in a spiral shape.

Step 7: Mep 8ake all the dough in the same way and keep it aside by covering it with a moist cloth for 15 Minutes.

Step 8: Heat a Tawa, while it is heating, take 1 spiral ball, roll it and make it flat like a Chapati.

Step 9: Now, place the Parotta on the hot Tawa.

Step 10: Sprinkle some oil and cook both sides properly.

Step 11: Remove it on a plate and make the rest of the parottas in a similar way.

Serve hot with any vegetable curry or you can eat it without any dish.

Tips for a perfect Parotta Recipe

  1. Make the parottas crispy. It will taste best.
  2. You can also add 1 cup of wheat flour. 
  3. You can also eat it with coconut chutney.
  4. Use more oil while making the parotta.
  5. Keep the flame on medium to cook the Malabar paratha evenly.