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Warm Butter Paratha
Cooking & Prep Time: 30 mins plus 15
50g/2oz Melted butter
Flour for dusting
Place the flour in a large mixing bowl, add the melted butter and salt and stir.
Add most of the water and knead well to form a medium soft dough, adding a
little more water or flour as necessary. Knead for 5 minutes.
Place it back into the bowl, cover with clingfilm and set aside for 20
Divide the mixture into two and roll out one piece into a circle about 15cm/5-inches in diameter.
Brush the circle with melted butter, fold into half, so it looks like a "D" then brush with
more melted butter or ghee then fold the “D” in half again so it looks like a triangle.
Roll it out into to about 3mm/1/8th inch in thickness. Repeat with the
remaining piece of dough
6. Heat a heavy frying pan until hot (do not add any oil or butter to the pan) then add a paratha and cook for
about 30 seconds. Brush the upper side with melted butter then turn and cook
the buttered side for 30 seconds whilst you brush the top with melted
7. Continue to cook as above for a total of 1-2 minutes, turning frequently.
Repeat with the second paratha. Serve hot.