How to Make Lachha Paratha: Step by Step Recipe

See the process of making lachha paratha recipe at home with step by step pictorial guide in Urdu presented by cooking expert Naushaba Ahmed of Karachi Pakistan. Lacha paratha is considered as a nice evening snack with doodh patti chai. We can find a paratha spot at every corner and street of Karachi; tea restaurants are offering chai paratha and sometimes omelette (anda) as a set of light meal as morning or evening breakfast.

Now after acting upon the instructions in the following recipe, you can make a soft, no-oil and crispy paratha at home.

Let's explore how to make laccha paratha with images and instructions in Urdu and English.

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Dough ingredients

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Add maida flour, salt, ghee, milk and water. Mix well and knead with fingers.

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Paratha dough is ready. Keep covered for 10 minutes.

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Make dough balls.

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Flatten the balls using rolling pin, apply ghee and maida flour and fold making a semi circle.

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Apply ghee and maida, fold to another step making a strip. Apply ghee and maida and then roll from one point to other.

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Prepare all parathas similarly.

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Roll out all parathas. Place paratha into pan without adding ghee, turn side after 2 seconds.
Dab little amount of ghee and press with wooden spatula and revert after 2 seconds.
Dab ghee again, press and cook. Keep reverting until cooked.

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Soft crispy lachha paratha is ready.

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Lachha Paratha Recipe in English


  • Maida Flour: 2 cups
  • Salt: 1/2 tsp
  • Milk: 1/2 cup
  • Lukewarm Water: 1/2 cup
  • Ghee: 2 tbsp
  • Ghee: for frying



Preparing Paratha Dough:
  • Add maida to a bowl and form space in the middle. Add salt, ghee, milk and water to the space, mix well and knead to form dough.
  • Keep covered for 10 minutes.
  • Paratha dough is ready.

How to Make Paratha:

  1. Add madia to a tray and put ghee in a small mug. Roll paratha dough and cut into pieces. Roll each piece with palm and form ball.
  2. Apply maida and roll out with rolling pin.
  3. Apply ghee, sprinkle maida and fold inwards forming a semi circle.
  4. Apply ghee and maida again, and fold one more step inwards forming a strip.
  5. Apply ghee and maida again and roll the strip from one end to the other.
  6. Prepare all paratha similarly (Ghee and maida will be applied on each layer after folding).
  7. Apply maida on all parathas before rolling. Also sprinkle maida flour on rolling place and flatten out all parathas.
  8. Put rolled paratha into pan without putting ghee and revert instantly after 2 to 3 seconds.
  9. Then apply little ghee, press gently with spoon or spatula and revert again.
  10. Apply ghee, press and cook for a while.
  11. Keep reverting and cook parathas the same way.
  12. Prepare all parathas and enjoy hot soft lachha parathas with tea or other suitable food.


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  • Jaweria - Lahore Mar 28, 2017

    wow very nice. First time seen this type of recipe , so beautiful with each step described very well. Will be having it soon , i will cook it with my younger sister , she is also an avid cook.

  • Abdul Khaliq - Karachi Mar 20, 2017

    I like lachha paratha same as it is offered at famous restaurants like Alamgir Hotel Bahadurabad, Karachi. It is soft, rich in taste and provides an awesome breakfast experience. I like the same, whether it is large or big in size, no matter, taste and softness matters.