114.Parathas : Food Combining Hay Diet

Parathas are the staple bread of Northern India, quick to make, best eaten hot from the pan.

Makes enough for 4 people

8 oz / 225 g wholemeal flour

3 tablespoons olive oil

1/4 pint / 150 ml warm water

salt to taste

1 tablespoon melted butter

extra frying oil


  • Rub the oil into the flour.

  • Mix in the warm water to form a dough.

  • Knead the dough for 5 minutes.

  • Divide the dough into 8 portions.

  • Roll out each ball on a lightly floured board until 5 inches / 12 cm diameter. Brush the top surface with melted butter and fold in half and roll again.

  • Fold in half and roll again.

  • Heat a heavy based frying pan until hot. Add a little oil.

  • Cook one paratha at a time for 30 seconds each side. Add a little more frying oil round the edges as you turn the paratha. - until they turn brown in places.