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Egg Paratha Recipe – Desi Style


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Know a Pakistani who doesn’t love Parathas? I think not!

My husband and in-laws love Paratha with egg for breakfast and when its Ramadan…this is a must for Sehri and to keep the charged for the rest of the day! How about a recipe that combines them both? Instead of Egg with Paratha how about an Egg Paratha Recipe? (Note: This recipe is not my original one and was received as a guest post from Mrs. Afreen Zia)

About Author:

Mrs. Afreen Zia has done her Master in Economics and is currently a housewife in Karachi, Pakistan. She has a passion for cooking and baking and has been kind enough to share her delicious recipe ideas with us. With a social media following of more than 20,000 people, Afreen has also started her cooking sessions and is also running a food group to encourage home chefs and Pakistani ladies to share their recipes and cooking tips. For more of her recipes, you can either visit her website here or email her for more information on afreen.zia1@gmail.com

Ingredients:

  • 4 Cup Wheat Flour
  • 1 Tsp Salt + Salt to taste for egg
  • 1 Tbsp Oil
  • Water to knead dough
  • Eggs – 1 egg per paratha
  • 1/2 Tsp Red chilli powder
  • Black pepper to sprinkle on egg

Method:

  • Knead a soft dough with wheat flour, 1 tsp salt, 1 tbsp oil and water
  • Let the dough rest for a while
  • Roll lachaa paratha and put on a hot griddle pan. After few seconds turn the side of paratha, add some oil to the pan and break an egg on the paratha
  • Sprinkle salt,red chilli powder and black pepper powder over the egg. Spread the egg and spices quickly over paratha and turn the side. (See picture above for reference)
  • Fry well on medium heat. Serve with the pickle of your choice.

Handy Tips:

(these are by me – result of me experimenting the recipe)

  • Knead the dough the night before to save you time during Sehri
  • For the egg, you can alternately beat it in a separate bowl with salt, red chilli, and black pepper and then spread the mixture over the paratha

11 thoughts on “Egg Paratha Recipe – Desi Style

  1. It’s always good to learn new recipes. Never heard of parathas but it does sound like a kind of pancake, is it?

    And your suggestion of kneading dough the night before is definitely wise.

  2. Hmmmmm sounds sooo good! I love the simplicity of it too… It’s also really good that the recipe includes the parata too…At home we usually just buy it from the shops.

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