Varkey Paratha ( Roti and Subzis)


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Varkey parathas are unique in their own way—you might never have heard of or tried these before, but here is your chance to master the technique! wheat rotis are greased with a rice flour paste, layered, rolled up and cooked crisp with ghee. Perfect for a cold day, it is sure to remind you of the famous ooty varkey!

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Makes 10 parathas
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Ingredients

1 1/2 cups plain flour (maida)
1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/4 cup rice flour (chawal ka atta)
4 tbsp ghee
1/2 cup milk
salt to taste
plain flour (maida) for rolling
ghee for cooking

Method
  1. Combine the rice flour and the ghee in a bowl and mix well to make a smooth paste. Keep aside.
  2. Combine the plain flour, whole wheat flour, milk and salt in a deep bowl and knead into a smooth, soft dough using enough water.
  3. Divide the dough into 10 equal portions and roll each portion into a roti of 250 mm. (10") diameter using a little plain flour for rolling.
  4. Place one roti on a flat surface and spread some rice flour paste on it.
  5. Place another roti on top and repeat the process till all the 10 rotis have been placed one on top of the other interlaced with the rice flour paste including the top most roti.
  6. Roll it tightly from end to the other end and cut it into 10 equal portions.
  7. Flatten one portion between your palms and again roll into a 150 mm. (6”)diameter circle using a little plain flour for rolling.
  8. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the paratha, using a little ghee, till it turns golden brown in colour from both sides.
  9. Repeat steps 7 and 8 to make 9 more parathas.
  10. Serve immediately.
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Loves FoodJanuary 17, 2013

This is a super rich, thick and yummy paratha. Good for a lazy Sunday and it can be had by itself. I had 3 parathas at one go and that was like a meal by itself.

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Reviewed January 17, 2013by Loves Food

This is a super rich, thick and yummy paratha. Good for a lazy Sunday and it can be had by itself. I had 3 parathas at one go and that was like a meal by itself.

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Reviewed January 01, 2011by Leena_Dhoot

Very unique mix of ingredients. makes for a supremely heavy and nutritious paratha! works well for winter.

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