Happy Onam... to my dear kerala friends!!!Have a great day........
. Wheat flour 1 cup
. Maida or all pourpose flour : 1/2 cup
. oil 1 tblsp
. Salt 1/2 tsp
. Water for needing the dough
1)Mix wheat and all purpose flour,salt and oil well and then add water enough to make a smooth dough.
2)Divide into equal balls. Roll into big circle. Then spread oil evenly on the top using your hands.
3)Sprinkle flour on top of it and again spread evenly and start making fleets as shown in the figure.Now hold it on both ends and drag it to form a lonf fleet.
4)After fully done, twist and roll to make a flat round(as shown in the figure).
5)Again roll in to big circle and Repeat step 2 to 4.Rest it for about 1/2 hr.
6)Now Roll carefully to from circle, without applying too much pressure to ensure the layers are still there. Heat tawa and drizzle oil and cook in medium flame both sides until golden brown. Use the spatula and gently press while cooking to ensure even cooking.
7)Pat gently the sides of the paratha with kitchen towel to highlight the layers.
Lacha Paratha or Layered paratha is ready to serve..