Definition of paratha in English:

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Pronunciation: /pəˈrɑːtə/


(In Indian cooking) a flat, thick piece of unleavened bread fried on a griddle.
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.


From Hindi parāṭhā.

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