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paratha

[ puh-rah-thuh ]

noun

  1. a layered, usually whole wheat flatbread from South Asia, made with ghee or oil, and often stuffed with lentils, potatoes, or other vegetables.


paratha

/ pəˈrɑːtə /

noun

  1. (in Indian cookery) a flat unleavened bread, resembling a small nan bread, that is fried on a griddle


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Word History and Origins

Origin of paratha1

First recorded in 1935–40; from Hindi parāṭhā

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Word History and Origins

Origin of paratha1

from Hindi parāthā

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