How to make Malai Parantha - SK Khazana -

These paranthe are rich and sweet – ideal for your children

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Fresh cream (malai), Whole wheat flour

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Breads

Malai Parantha - SK Khazana

Malai Parantha - SK Khazana Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Malai Parantha - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Fresh cream (malai) 8 tablespoons

  • Whole wheat flour 3 cups + for dusting

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Ghee as required

  • Green cardamom powder to sprinkle

  • Jaggery grated 8 tablespoons


Step 1

Take flour in a bowl, add salt, oil and sufficient water and knead into soft dough. Cover with a moist muslin cloth and set aside for 20-25 minutes.

Step 2

Divide dough into 8 equal portions, dust the dough balls with flour and roll into 4 rotis slightly bigger than the remaining 4 rotis.

Step 3

Spread ½ tsp ghee evenly on top off one bigger roti, then apply 2 tbsps cream, sprinkle a little cardamom powder, 2 tbsps jaggery, place one smaller roti on top and fold the edges of the bigger roti over the smaller roti and press to seal. Make the remaining paranthe similarly.

Step 4

Heat a non-stick tawa, place one parantha on it and cook, turning sides, till brown specs appear. Drizzle ½ tbsp ghee all around and cook till both sides turn golden. Cook the remaining paranthe similarly.

Step 5

Serve hot.

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