Checkered Paratha | How to make Checkered Paratha

By Akhilah Idhrees  |  1st Mar 2017  |  
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About Checkered Paratha Recipe

Acolorful and a nutritious bread

Checkered Paratha is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Checkered Paratha in your kitchen. This recipe requires 20 minutes for preparation and 5 minutes to cook. The Checkered Paratha by Akhilah Idhrees has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Checkered Paratha at home without any difficulty. Checkered Paratha is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Checkered Paratha would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Checkered Paratha this weekend. Share your Checkered Paratha cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Akhilah Idhrees for inputs. In case you have any queries for Checkered Paratha you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Akhilah Idhrees. You can also rate the Checkered Paratha and give feedback.

Checkered Paratha

Ingredients to make Checkered Paratha

  • A large handful of spinach leaves, stemmed
  • A small handful coriander leaves
  • 1-1/2cups whole wheat flour (add more or less as required)
  • 2 green chillies
  • salt to taste
  • 1cup whole wheat flour (add more or less as required)
  • 1small beetroot (washed, peeled , blanched and pureed)
  • oil

How to make Checkered Paratha

  1. Wash the Spinach, Coriander, green chillies.
  2. Chop them roughly and grind them to a fine paste using minimum water.
  3. In a food processor add the paste, salt to taste and first add about a cup of flour. Give a quick pulse to mix the flour with the paste.
  4. if the dough appears to be sticky, add more wheat flour and run on the slowest speed of the processor.
  5. Once the mix starts forming a shape, put a few drops of oil. Remove and cover the dough. Rest it for about 15 minutes.
  6. The green dough is ready.
  7. Puree the beetroot in a food processor and add little flour into the food processor to make a fine paste.
  8. Remove it from the mixer and add enough flour to make a dough. Add little oil in the end.
  9. Pull out equal sized red and green pieces dough and smoothen them to make balls.
  10. Roll green and red ball separately using wheat flour to a not so thin flatbread.
  11. Place the two flatbreads over each other and cut around the edges to give a square shape. Remove the cut edges and place them over each other. These are to be used later.
  12. Cut equal size strips of the rectangular flatbreads.
  13. Remove the strips of top colour.
  14. Put one horizontal strip of green colour on the vertical strips of pink colour. Place one end of the horizontal strip under the first vertical strip and apply water on it so that they stick.
  15. Now push the horizontal strip under the third and fifth vertical strip and stick using water. The first row gets completed this way.
  16. For the second row, stick the horizontal green strip on the first pink strip hugging the top row so that there are no gaps. Now over turn the 2nd, 4th and 6th pink strip (alternate strips).
  17. Apply water on the green strip and then turn the pink strips straight over it, leaving no gaps. This way second row is completed.
  18. Do the third row same as the first row. (alternate rows are done in similar fashion)
  19. Do the fourth row same as the second row.
  20. Complete the entire flatbread in the similar fashion. Normally all the horizontal strips do not get used. If the edges are uneven, shape them.
  21. Lift the flatbread gently and transfer to the griddle. Roast it on the hot griddle on both the sides using some oil, till it’s cooked and light brown spots are seen.

Reviews for Checkered Paratha (1)

Preeti Gurung2 years ago

Beautiful check colours! So mesmerising!

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