Faratha feuilletée

Author: @shademae1

Difficulty: moderate


for the dough:

  • 250 gram flour
  • salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • hot water as needed

For the butter mixture:

  • 150 gram unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 5 tablespoon plain flour


To make the butter mixture mix the butter and the flour together until you get a creamy mixture, then set aside.

Add the ingredients for the dough together and knead until you get a slightly firm dough.

Divide the dough into equal parts and roll them flat one by one (roll until paper thin).

Add 1 spoon of butter mixture and spread all over.

Fold the dough into squares and roll it flat one more time.

Brush s cooking pan with oil and heat it on a stove on medium.

Place the dough in the pan and cook then flip to cook the other side.

Remove and pull slightly with fingers to open up the layers.

Bon Apatite!


The story behind is à recipe that brings all the members of our family together. My grandparents were blessed with 12 children and yes we were a very large family. My grandma was a cook and often made faratha and several dishes to go with Just to see all her children and grand Kids. Laughter and family stories were shared.

  1. Hey! I just made them today for dinner. Here in India we call them parathas.
    Loved the story. God Bless!


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