Paratha is a popular Indian bread. In north India it is most popular (in Punjab, Haryana, UttaraKhand, Himachal & UP) and people like it not only as a breakfast food but also they like to have this as main course food. In Punjab people usually have this with curd (dahi), raita, pickle (aachar) etc. Punjabi dhabas are very famous for paratha (or parantha) and delicious paneer dishes. But do you know – “How many types of parathas available in India?”
But nowadays across India it is preferable. Parathas are stuffed with various other vegetables and Indian spices to make it more delicious and spicy. Here is a list of popular ten parathas.
How many types of parathas in India? Do you know?
This is a normal paratha without any other ingredients or stuffing items. You can have this with any curry, shahi paneer, kadai paneer, paneer masala, aloo jeera, paneer bhurji, paneer butter masala, non vegetable dishes with gravy etc.
Aloo paratha is popular Indian bread. People have this with raita, curd, pickle etc. Spicy potato stuffing is added in paratha to make it delicious and heavy.
Gobi paratha is made of either cauliflower or cabbage with other spices. It is also equally popular paratha in North India.
Methi paratha is favorite in Punjab, Delhi & Haryana. Methi paratha with curd or pickle and a glass of lassi are favorite breakfast of many people.
Once people tasted this paratha then definitely he will try this paratha next time. You can have it with onion raita, curd or mixed pickle.
In winter it is often made in Punjab, Haryana & Delhi’s common households. It is tast, delicious and full of nutrition value.
It’s not a stuffed with any other ingredients. It has multiple layers and very soft paratha. You can easily scramble this paratha with your hands.
Another winter vegetable what is used for paratha stuffing. It’s tasty and flavor of mooli (daikon radish) makes it unique.
It’s not so popular as others. But some people like this paratha too.
All others parathas are stuffed with various ingredients. So what is a stuffed paratha separately mentioned here. Stuffed paratha is called what is heavily stuffed with other vegetables & spices. Only one stuffed paratha can be sufficient for breakfast.
So now if somebody will ask you “how many types of parathas are available in India?” then you can easily remember a few of those. You can even ask other about many types of parathas in India and check there knowledge. You can share your experience over here by leaving a comment below.
So now your turn : Tell others – which one did you not taste? or Which one you like most among this long list. Is there any other paratha that you have tasted but not mentioned in this list?