Apart from their taste and variety, what also appeals to Indians about parathas is that they conjure up nostalgic memories of home-cooked family meals, says a chef. Photo: Handout
Apart from their taste and variety, what also appeals to Indians about parathas is that they conjure up nostalgic memories of home-cooked family meals, says a chef. Photo: Handout
India

From Nepalese momos to pizza to noodles, Indian parathas are being reinvented by street food and celebrity chefs

  • The multilayered, shallow-fried flatbread is sold from humble street carts to five-star restaurants, served plain or stuffed with fillings
  • Innovations by Indian chefs include Calzone parathas shaped like a folded pizza, and in a nod to China, noodle parathas, which are increasingly popular among foodies

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Apart from their taste and variety, what also appeals to Indians about parathas is that they conjure up nostalgic memories of home-cooked family meals, says a chef. Photo: Handout
Apart from their taste and variety, what also appeals to Indians about parathas is that they conjure up nostalgic memories of home-cooked family meals, says a chef. Photo: Handout
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