PULSE Recipes Homemade Paratha

Homemade Paratha

2017 Feb 24

Cooking with Aunty D.

Craving delicious parata with some finger licking chicken curry and dhal? Get cooking!


  • All purpose flour 3 cups
  • Sugar 2 tbsp
  • Baking soda 1/4 tsp
  • Milk 1/4 cup
  • Water 1/2 cup
  • Egg 1
  • Salt 1/2 tsp
  • Fortune coconut oil


  1. Mix sugar, baking soda, salt, milk, water and egg in a bowl.
  2. Add flour little by little and knead well. 
  3. Apply Fortune coconut oil to prevent sticking.
  4. Put a wet cloth over the dough and set aside for 2 1/2 hours.
  5. Take small portions and roll into balls.
  6. Roll the small portions inwards many times and squeeze out into small balls as shown. 
  7. Cover the balls with a wet cloth and keep for 15 minutes. Apply oil to the counter-top and press balls using the bottom edge of your palm. 
  8. Slice through the middle edge and roll out into portions.
  9. Add 2-3 drops of oil and spread them out. 
  10. Grease the pan with Fortune Coconut Oil and cook on flow flame. 
  11. Brush the oil into it. Flip it over and do the same.


Aunty D. is a full time mom working a little magic in the kitchen whenever she’s got time on her hands. She brings to you easy and fast recipes with a twist of Sri Lankan spices and cooking techniques. Get Cooking!