Save Time With This No-Rolling, Liquid Paratha Recipe

In the modern world, convenience is everything. This applies to almost every facet of life, but especially in the kitchen. Parathas and rotis are quintessential elements of Indian cuisine, enjoyed by millions as a staple food. We all know their delicious taste and versatility, however, the process of making parathas and rotis from scratch can often be a time-consuming and labour-intensive task, requiring meticulous kneading, rolling, and cooking on a hot griddle.

While making parathas and rotis from scratch can be a rewarding culinary experience, having an alternative option can be a game-changer in today's fast-paced world. It allows us to incorporate these beloved breads into their meals more easily, saving time and effort in the process. 

These simple no-roll, liquid parathas work on that concept. Almost like a dosa or a pancake, the batter can be quickly whisked up and then poured into a hot tawa (no more worries about making them perfectly round!) Whether it's a quick weekday dinner or a weekend brunch, these liquid parathas can provide a welcome respite and allow everyone to relish the flavours of Indian cuisine with utmost convenience.

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  • 1 cup atta (or plain flour)
  • 1 ¼ cup warm water
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • Handful of fresh coriander, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp chilli powder or minced fresh green chillies
  • Salt, to taste


  • In a large bowl, combine the chapatti flour (or plain flour), minced garlic, finely chopped coriander, chilli powder or minced green chillies, and salt (except the water).
  • Slowly pour in the warm water while whisking the mixture thoroughly to remove any lumps.
  • Allow the mixture to rest for 10 minutes.
  • Heat a pan over medium-high heat and brush it lightly with oil.
  • Ladle a generous amount of the mixture onto the pan and flatten it into a pancake shape.
  • Cook the pancake for a couple of minutes, then flip it and cook the other side for 1-2 minutes. Flip it again and press down gently with a spatula to achieve brown dots.
  • Serve the spicy chapatti pancakes immediately with some pickle on the side.