• 1 cup maida
  • ½ teaspoon carom seeds (ajwain)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup milk
  • A pinch of baking soda

Who doesn’t like the famous Indian Parathas? A soft bread roti made from maida / refined flour that is popular in North Indian cuisine and is ususally made in a tandoor oven. This simpified version is made at home on a tava pan resulting in the same delicious feel. This tava paratha will give a restaurant feel to your dinner.


  1. Mix all the ingredients.
  2. Knead the batter.
  3. Cover it with a moist cloth for ½ an hour.
  4. Make 8 equal size balls
  5. Roll out the balls into triangular shape.
  6. Sprinkle little water on the surface of the paratha.
  7. Roast the paratha on the wet side first. Then turn the side till half cooked.
  8. Now roast the paratha directly on the flame, like you roast a phulka.
  9. Apply ghee or butter on it. The Tava paratha is ready to be served hot.
Tava Nan Paratha

Tava Nan Paratha