Definition of paratha in English:

paratha

Line breaks: par|atha
Pronunciation: /pəˈrɑːtə
 
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noun

  • (In Indian cookery) a flat, thick piece of unleavened bread fried on a griddle.
    More example sentences
    • Then there is the whole spectrum of tandoori breads, including silky roomali rotis, naans and parathas.
    • However, there is no need to feel let down, for our naan, roti, parathas and chappatis are a form of bread too.
    • The stuffed paratha - a fried bread stuffed with vegetables - was a delight, if slightly hard and a little too greasy.

Origin

from Hindi parāṭhā.

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