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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  • Nadra - Quetta Jul 08, 2017

    I am here to upload a review of lacha paratha that I atried a day ago, it was a good tr, actually the result wasn’t expected but still I am satisfied with my try and I am positive about keep on practicing in future.

  • yasmeen - Balakot Jun 30, 2017

    Yesterday I just thought to bring some kind of variation in the breakfast. I made this lachha paratha for my family and all of them adored it a lot. I must appreciate your efforts to make this website more helpful and easy for the user like me.

  • Tazeen - Faisalabad Jun 22, 2017

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  • Gaitey - Bahawalpur Jun 20, 2017

    I always like to try new dishes and this time you are the only one who provides me with new and easy recipes. This time I tried this and it was really up the mark. Thank you ?

  • horiyah - Murree Jun 14, 2017

    I am 16 years old teenager and I have no idea of making desi food. But I tried this one and found that paratha is really good to eat and easy to cook. Thank you

  • gazala - rawalpindi Jun 12, 2017

    lachha paratha! Who doesn’t love it? Especially in breakfast and when your mother makes it for you. The love and care increases when you love such things.

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  • Umaima - Isb Jun 04, 2017

    I always wanted to make lachha paratha, I tried so much but everytime I didn’t cope up with the expectations. By these directions anybody can make lachaa paratha at home.

  • Ambar - Thatta May 29, 2017

    My family really liked it very much as I made these for them. I must say that you have given me the best way to make lachha paratha that are made within no time almost.

  • Nadia - Nawab Shah May 25, 2017

    My sister who lives in America came back to Karachi pakistan and then I send it to her from Lahore as there is no such kind of desi food available in America. She really liked it very much.

  • Sanam - KARACHI May 19, 2017

    hell yes, lachha paratha is my favorite paratha. I don’t do breakfast when my mother ask me to make it myself. But now I think I should stop doing this from onwards.

  • Naeema - Mirpur khaas May 18, 2017

    lachha paratha.... wow I am literally surprised and I really really want to try this recipe at least once. I am seriously dumbfounded by seeing it at once.

  • Bano - larkana May 12, 2017

    Nowadays children love to eat each paratha so I learn this recipe from this useful website and now my children eat happily this paratha daily in breakfast.thanks a lot.

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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.