May 30, 2013

MALABAR PARATHA





Ingredients

450 gm flour
2 eggs
150 ml milk
10 gm sugar
60 ml groundnut oil
100 gm butter
 A pinch of baking soda
Ghee to shaloow fry
Salt to taste
Method

  • Mix the flour with the baking soda in a shallow bowl.
  • Break the eggs in a bowl. Add milk sugar salt and oil and whisk.
  • In the flour, pour the egg and milk mixture and start mixing. Knead to a soft dough. Cover the dough with a moist cloth and leave for half an hour.
  • Divide the dough into six equal portion and make balls.  Make a roti shapped and greese the rolling surface with oil.
  • Place a disc and stretch evenly on all sides till it is very thin and approximately 12-15 inches in diameter.
  • Put melted butter over the surface. Then dust with flour. hold from two ends and gather while ensuring that there are many folds.
  • Take out one end and start rolling to make another disc.
  • Flatten each disc with a rolling pin into a round paratha, dusting with lour while rolling.
  • Place the paratha on a heated tawa and half bake turning it over once..
  • Put melted ghee all round and shallow fry both sides over low flame until golden brown.