Nawabi Tawa Paratha Recipe

Ulta Tawa Paratha is quite famous in the streets of Lucknow. A dish made during the days of the Nawabs and served with kebabs and sheeks. Since olden days you find inverted dome shaped griddles all over Lucknow which are used to make different kinds of breads like rumali roti and ulta tawa ka paratha.  All Purpose Flour (Maida), Sooji (Semolina/ Rava), Salt, Sugar, Cardamom Powder (Elaichi), Rose water, Kewra Water, Saffron strands, Ghee, Milk, Ghee   2 cups All Purpose Flour (Maida) 1 teaspoon Sooji (Semolina/ Rava) Salt , a pinch Sugar , a pinch 1/4 teaspoon Cardamom Powder (Elaichi) 1 teaspoon Rose water 1 teaspoon Kewra Water 1/2 teaspoon Saffron strands 1 tablespoon Ghee Milk , for kneading Ghee , for cooking     30   10     To begin making Nawabi Tawa Paratha Recipe first soak the saffron strands, sooji,sugar, salt, cardamom powder, sooji, khewra water, rose water in a in glass of warm milk and keep them aside.Sift the maida into a big bowl, make a well in the center and add  ghee and saffron milk and mix. Add milk little at a time to make a soft dough. Cover and keep the dough aside for 15 minutes.After 15 minutes divide the dough into equal parts and roll into a circular ball.Place the Nawabi Tawa Paratha balls on a flat surface and flatten them into 6 inch diameter circle. Apply ghee all over the Nawabi Tawa Paratha and dust some flour over the ghee. Begin folding the lachha paratha dough like an accordion, similar to a saree pleat. Start from one end of the dough and reach the end. The dough is essentially made into a pleat. Once you have stacked up all the pleats one over the other, roll the dough into a swiss roll.Flatten the pleated swiss roll between the palm of your hands, dust in flour and roll into 6 inch diameter circle. Roll the Nawabi Tawa Paratha thin. .Place the Nawabi Tawa Paratha on the preheated skillet.Use a spatula or a cotton kitchen towel pad to lightly press the Nawabi Tawa Paratha to help cook well and also fluff up.Cook on medium heat on both sides of the Nawabi Tawa Paratha for a few seconds, then smear ghee and cook until golden brown and cooked through completely.Proceed the same way with the remaining portions of the Nawabi Tawa Paratha dough.Serve Nawabi Tawa Parathas along with Paneer Makhani, Veg Tunday Kabab and Kachumber Salad Recipe With Cucumber, Onion & Tomatoes fo