3 Parathas

Indian griddle fried bread with potato

1 cup or 2 large Potatoes boiled and grated 2 tablespoons Cilantro/Coriander leaves, finely chopped
1/2 cup Wheat flour 1 table spoon Lemon juice
1/4th cup Plain flour 1 teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons melted butter or oil All purpose flour for rolling
1 teaspoon Ginger paste 2 tablespoons Butter or Oil for basting
2 Green chillies, finely grated


  1. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly, adding enough flour to make soft dough.
  2. Divide the dough into 6 equal portioned balls.
  3. Roll each ball onto a lightly floured surface and flatten with a rolling pin into a round disc approximately 1/4th inch thick and 6 to 8 in diameter.
  4. Place the disc ("paratha") on a heated pan and cook for one minute. Turn over and cook the other side for another minute.
  5. Brush melted butter or oil on the cooked Paratha and all around and shallow fry both sides over low heat until both sides are lightly toasted and golden brown.
  6. Remove and serve hot with plain yoghurt or "Indian pickles".
Nutrient Composition Per Serving
Energy (Kcal) 308 Carotene (μg) 757.4
Protein (g) 3.93 Vitamin C (mg) 21.12
Carbohydrate (g) 27.05 Mg (mg) 57.4
Fat (g) 20.5 Na (mg) 13.12
Fibre (g) 0.83 K (mg) 179.6
Minerals (g) 0.8 Mn (mg) 0.67
Calcium (mg) 35.32 Zn (mg) 0.80
Phosphorus (mg) 85.7 Cr (mg) 0.008
Iron (mg) 1.63