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Thursday, July 11, 2013

Coin parottas

This post was there in my drafts from a very long time.No idea what made this delay in posting this recipe.This is called coin parottas;I think it's because of its size and taste.These are comparatively small in size and taste almost like that of the Malabar layered parottas.The recipe for this is..

Ingredients
APF/Maida(plain flour)    21/2 cup(or more)
Milk                        1 cup
Egg                        1
Sugar                     2 tsp
Salt                       as needed
Ghee                     4 to 5 tbsp(or as needed) 

Method
-In a large bowl add the milk,egg,sugar and salt;mix well till the sugar dissolves and every thing gets mixed properly.
-Now add in the flour and knead into a soft,non sticky dough(like how we do for chapatis).Cover this and Keep aside for 10 minutes.
-Pinch out equal lemon sized balls from this dough. You can make around 12 or 13 balls out of this.
-Take one ball,flatten it using a rolling pin on a floured surface(make it as thin as you can)
-Now spread a little ghee on top and then start rolling it from one end to the other and keep aside.**
-Take another ball and again flatten it as thin as you can,spread ghee on the surface and take the previously rolled one** and keep it at one end of this flattened chapati and again roll this together with the previous one(you get a little thicker roll this time)
-Place this 'double roll' on the third 'flattened ghee spread' chapati and again roll all of this..
-Now place this on the 4th 'flattened ghee spread' chapati and this whole thing on the 5th and 6th chapatis and roll (see image below)you get a 'log' of chapatis.*
-Similarly make another 'log' with rest of the 6 or 7 balls. Now you have two rolls.
-From each 'roll' cut 11/2" thick pieces crosswise (you will get 7 to 9 pieces from each roll)..it depends on how long your roll is.. 
-Now again flatten these pieces using a rolling pin or palm of your hand.
-Heat a non stick pan,on medium heat(use a large one so that you can place 3-4 at a time) place these coin parottas and cook flipping twice or thrice till golden brown appears on both sides.
-Stack 3-4 parottas together and beat them gently on the sides to make them flaky.
      Soft and yummy coin parottas are ready to serve
*Don't mind the long post (just gave them in details)
while preparing its just simple and the taste is worth the effort.
*Rolling these flattened pieces one on top of the other helps in forming layers,also the ghee added makes them real soft. 
*Using a spatula gently press while cooking to ensure even cooking.

  RAMADAN KAREEM TO ALL MY READERS & FRIENDS!!

33 comments:

  1. coin parottas have turned out good.. Love to have it..

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  2. thanks for sharing this recipe.i love the layered parottas,lovely step by step clicks.

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  3. perfectly layered coin parottas, looks delicious...

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  4. That's quite like lachcha paratha I believe...wonderful!!!

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  5. I just love the way u have made the layers,super idea ! I feel like eating parottas.

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  6. coin parotta love this name :) lovely layered parotta's :) you made them so perfect :)

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  7. Parotas looks wonderful...
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  8. Wow.. They are soo perfect.. I am bookmarking this.. Shud definitely try this easy one !!

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  9. heard much about this coin parathas. Looks yummy.

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  10. Its' made to perfection and goes well with any kind of savory curry. I have never made and have been contented eating it from the shops.

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  11. Very cute looking parottas dear!!! Thank you so much for stopping over my space. You have a yummy space here too :)

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  12. These look fantastic! I would love to make this!

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  13. I can't wait to try this for one of my iftars, thanks for sharing Ruxana! Love the step by step :-)

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  14. perfect coin porottas..soo tempting. Do drop by my space too when you get the time.

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  15. Very yummy and healthy parathas..looks delicious.

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  16. Tempting porottas . Hey I am also hosting my first food event at http://weliciousdelicious.blogspot.in/2013/07/corn-mania-food-event.html.

    Please do participate. Would love to have your amazing recipes at my blog.

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  17. wow, totally loved the idea texture:) Well done:)
    www.merrytummy.blogspot.com

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  18. Beautifully made.. looks so yum.. i love parathas.. :) Would be perfect with salna :)

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  19. Ramadan Kareem to you! These parathas look so cute & yummy!

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  20. Perfectly made parottas.looks crispy & very inviting.
    shobha
    www.shobhapink.blogspot.in

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  21. scrumptious looking parathas, easy to follow steps, thanks for sharing
    HAVE A GREAT DAY !

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  22. I love coin Parata's & these look lovely. Happy following ur blog

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  23. Parottas are my favorite :) will try some time soon :)

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  24. Very good looking parottas! I am going to try these..

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  25. looking perfect and yummy..new way to make parottas...

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  26. Looks yummy and well done.. i can see the layers of the poratta.. i have tried to make them before.. but i always failed in making the layers...

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  27. awesome idea of getting the layers of parotta...will try this method!

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  28. so cute luking paratahas...lovely colour...

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