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May 25, 2013, Word of the Day
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Definition

A South Asian flatbread, consisting of whole wheat flour (or a blend of whole wheat flour and white flour) and ghee, fried on a tava.

Parathas are typically stuffed with potatoes, peas, onions, or other vegetables (including, on occasion, minced lamb) and served with other dishes, including yogurt.

Usage

This road-side dhaba serves delicious aloo parathas for breakfast.
Added 2011-06-25 by mainmacha

Root

Hindi

Categories

Food and Drink

Terms referencing this

Kerala Paratha, Porotta