Quiz: Pro at Parathas!

Parathas are a type of Indian flatbread that is very popular in the subcontinent. They are a staple food in many parts of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. Parathas are typically made by kneading flour, water, and salt together and then rolling out the dough into thin rounds before cooking them on a stove or tawa. The dough is often enriched with other ingredients such as ghee, spices, vegetables, or meat to create a variety of flavours and textures.

The lachcha paratha is perhaps the most popular and adored version of the dish due to its thickness and crunch. It is closer to malabari porotta prepared with maida and ghee. Mixing leftover dal with dough and spices is a perfect budget-friendly way to enjoy dal ka paratha. Some popular types of parathas include aloo paratha, which is stuffed with a spiced potato filling, gobi paratha, which is filled with spiced cauliflower, and paneer paratha, which is filled with spiced cottage cheese. 

The Lakhnavi special ulte tawe ka paratha stays true to its name and is cooked on an inverted tawa, It is usually made with a dough kneaded in milk and oil. They can be made with different types of flour, such as wheat, corn, or millet, along with a wide variety of fillings, ranging from vegetables and cheese to meats and eggs. They can also be seasoned with preferable spices, herbs, and condiments to create a unique flavour profile. Whether eaten plain or stuffed, parathas are a delicious and satisfying way to enjoy bread.

If you’re craving parathas now, this quiz is for you!

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