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parotta recipe, malabar parotta recipe | How to make kerala parotta

parotta recipe, easy to make malabar parotta recipe with easy steps and ingredients
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Calories: 514kcal
Author: Harini


  • 1 cup all purpose flour or maida
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • salt
  • water as needed
  • oil for cooking parottas


  • mix flour, salt, oil and sugar well. Add required water and make a soft dough. Knead the dough really well for 10 minutes. Rest the dough for 30 minutes for gluten to develop.
  • After 30 minutes, divide the dough into 4 balls.
  • take a ball and roll into very very thin large circle. Add oil for rolling. never use flour to dust the parottas.
  • Now start pleating from one edge just like making paper fan. Now make a disc. Similarly make 4 discs. Apply some oil and rest for 10 minutes.
  • Now take a disc and roll into a thick circle very gently.
  • Cook the parotta with oil in a cast iron pan until golden and some spots appear on both sides. Once cooked, fluff up the parottas by tapping them hard in between your palms. Serve parotta with salna or kurma


1. Make sure the dough is really soft and pliable.
2. Cook parotta in medium flame.
3. Do rest the discs after pleating and rolling.


Calories: 514kcal