Triangular Wheat Paratha

by Kamala on July 25, 2009


Wheat_Paratha_1 Wheat Paratha is a commonly prepared day to day dish in north India. Wheat Paratha remains softer for long time than chapatti or roti.

Serves: Five

Cooking time:

  • dough preparation time – approximately 35 minutes.
  • each paratha – approximately 5 minutes.


  • Whole wheat atta (flour) – 3 cups
  • Water – as required to make dough
  • Oil or ghee – 1/2 tea spoon for each paratha
  • Salt – as per taste if required


  • Mix flour, salt and make soft dough by adding water little by little as required.
  • Apply one teaspoon of oil on the surface of the dough and keep it covered for 30 minutes.
  • Now shape the dough into balls. You can make 12 to 15 pieces as shown in photograph.

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  • By using a chapatti roller and rolling pin, spread a dough ball in circular shape.
  • Use dry flour for dusting to avoid stickiness while rolling.
  • Apply oil or ghee on the surface; first fold it to a half circle; apply light oil again and further fold it to a quarter circle to look like a triangle.
  • Roll it again to shape it to a larger triangular shape as shown.

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  • Now put it on a hot tava (griddle), cook on both sides by applying light coat of ghee or oil. (See the photographs to know how the surface swells while cooking in tava).
  • Repeat the process for the remaining dough balls also.

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  • luke warm water can also be used to make softer dough.

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