Parathas & Rotis

How to make Malabar Paratha

Malabar Paratha or Kerala Parottas are a street food originating from the Malabar region along the coast of Southern India. Some secrets can’t always remain hidden, and this bread has made it’s way all over the country and the world. It’s flaky, crispy and crumbly nature makes it a favorite amongst all age-groups. Try your hand at it and trust us, you will not be disappointed.


Malabar Paratha Recipe

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4


  • 1 tsp desi ghee
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 100 ml milk
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 250 gms maida

Step of Instructions:

  • Put maida into a bowl, add vanaspati ghee, milk, sugar, salt, sufficient lukewarm water and knead into a hard dough. Cover it with a damp muslin cloth and rest for 15 minutes.
  • Divide into equal portions and roll into balls. Oil a plate, place the balls on them and cover again with damp muslin cloth for some time.
  • Spread a little oil on table top, place each ball on it and spread with your fingers to a roti. Apply little ghee over it. Make small pleats and roll into a round ball.


  • Heat a non stick tawa. Spread the balls into parathas with your fingers, and place on the tawa. Drizzle little oil on the paratha. Cook turning sides till light brown and crisp on both sides.
  • Serve hot.

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