Paratha Recipes - Pan Fried Flatbread Recipes

A Paratha is an unleavened, pan-fried Indian flatbread. Once you know how to make the basic one (for which you will find a step-by-step photo guide below) you can fill it with any stuffing you like! You can even add ingredients to the dough while kneading o end up with some really tasty versions of the basic Paratha! Team Parathas (plain or stuffed) with yogurt and pickle and you're in business!

  • 01 of 08

    Paratha - Plain Paratha Recipe

    Parathas (Pan-Fried Indian Flatbread)

    The Spruce / Abbey Littlejohn

    Parathas (pan-fried Indian flatbread) are for when you want to spoil yourself! Crispy and flaky, they go well with most Indian dishes be it a gravied curry or a dry stir-fry. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial.

  • 02 of 08

    Aaloo Paratha - Potato Paratha

    Extremely popular with North Indians, these are best eaten with chilled yogurt and your favorite pickle or chutney. Want to be naughty? Aaloo parathas taste delicious with fresh, thick cream or a knob of unsalted, homemade butter!

  • 03 of 08

    Lachcha Paratha - Layered Flaky Paratha

    This style of paratha turns out crispy and with several layers. It is the perfect accompaniment for any thick-gravied dish.

  • 04 of 08

    Methi Paratha - Fenugreek Paratha

    Healthy and yummy all in one neat little package! What more can you ask for? Serve Methi Parathas with chilled yogurt and a pickle of your choice.

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  • 05 of 08

    Palak Paratha - Spinach Paratha

    This delicious and nutritious Indian bread tastes great with yogurt and Aam Ka Achaar (mango pickle) or Andhra Tomato Pickle.

  • 06 of 08

    Kheema Paratha - Minced Meat Paratha

    Made Masala Kheema (spicy minced meat) and got some left over? Make Kheema Parathas then. It's meat and bread all rolled into one!

  • 07 of 08

    Ajwain Ka Paratha - Carom Seed Paratha

    I love these easy to make Parathas (pan-fried flatbread) and often eat them with pickle and yogurt! You can also serve them as an accompaniment to any main course vegetarian or non-vegetarian dish.

  • 08 of 08

    Mughlai Paratha

    Make a meal of this wholesome and tasty Mughlai-style stuffed bread. Serve it with your favorite chutney.