makka paratha recipe | makai paratha recipe | corn flour paratha recipe
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makka paratha or makai paratha is very tasty and goes well with any dry sabzi or curry sabzi. makai paratha or makka paratha is ideal for breakfast, lunch and dinner. they’re quite tasty, and your entire family would love the treat.
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 10 parathas
  • corn flour (makki atta)- 2 cups
  • carom seeds (ajwain) - 1 tsp
  • oil – to cook the parathas
  • asafetida (hing) - a pinch
  • salt – as per taste
  • lukewarm water - as required
  1. in a bowl add corn flour, salt, carom seeds, asafetida, and mix them well.
  2. add a little lukewarm water at a time and mix it with flour in a rotating motion from the center of the bowl to outward until it form a dough and it cleans the sides of the bowl.
  3. if the dough becomes sticky then add more flour or if the dough is dry then add some water.
  4. knead the dough for few minutes until the dough become firm and smooth, just the right rolling consistency.
  5. knead the dough with wet hands make a ball.
  6. prepare round rotis by patting the batter on a wooden board with hands or you can also roll by keeping the batter in between 2 sheets of polythene.
  7. or flatter the dough with your palm, and then roll it into a spread using the rolling pin.
  8. now pick the paratha, pat in between your hands to shake off the excess flour and place it on the hot tawa.
  9. in about 30 seconds the little bubble will start appearing, with the help of spatula turn the paratha over to the other side and cook for few seconds.
  10. drizzle ½ teaspoon of oil over the paratha and with the spatula spread evenly, and then turn it over to other side, drizzle and spread ½ teaspoon oil, and cook.
  11. with the spatula press down gently all over the surface of the paratha in circular motion on both the sides to make it crispy.
  12. keep flipping the paratha back and forth few times for 2 to 3 minutes or until both sides become light brown and you have the desired crispness take the paratha off the griddle.
  13. serve hot makka ka paratha or makai paratha with dhaba style aloo curry, arbi sabzi, aloo gobhi sabzi, bhandara aloo sabzi or arbi masala.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 paratha Calories: 133 cal Fat: 8 g
Recipe by Veg Recipe Book at