Region: Indian Dish: Vegetarian - Breakfast/Tiffins/Snacks

Whole Wheat Flour (Atta) as per consumption
1 tbsp Oil
Salt as per taste
Butter/Ghee (Pure ghee) for frying
Water for kneading

* Make dough out of whole-wheat flour (atta), 1tbsp oil & salt, as you would do for any paratha/roti.
* Make dough 30 minutes before and cover it with moist muslin cloth.
* Take a Ping-Pong ball size lump of dough. Now roll it into a circle of appox. 5 to 6 " diameter using dry flour.
* Heat the ghee so that it turns to liquid.
* Now spread the ghee properly over entire surface.
* Using a knife make a 2" cut lengthways and fold it inwards .
* Spread Oil on every fold. Now press it lightly towards the center to show the layers clearly and roll like a paratha. (Refer the picture).
* Cook on a pre-heated Tawa (flat griddle plate).
* Turn the lachha paratha and pour half tablespoon oil or butter.
* Spread it on the paratha and shallow fry over low heat.
* Turn it and again pour oil or butter on the other side. Cook the lachha parata on a low heat till golden brown.

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