Lifafa(Envelop) Egg Paratha

One of the best Egg paratha recipes you will ever find. We call it Lifafa (envelop) paratha due to the way it is folded.

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  • Atta (Flour) 2 Cups
  • Namak (Salt) ¼ tsp or to taste
  • Cheeni (Sugar) ½ tbs
  • Anda (Egg) 1
  • Oil/Ghee 3-4 tbs
  • Pani (Water) as required
  • Anday (Eggs) 2
  • Pyaz (Onion) 2 tbs
  • Hari mirch (Green chilies) Chopped 1 (Optional)
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) ½ tsp
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Zeera powder (Cumin powder) ½ tsp
  • Tamatar (Tomato) Chopped 2
  • Hara dhania (Green coriander)
  • Ghee/Oil for frying
  • Mozzarella cheese (Grated) as required


In bowl,add flour,salt,sugar,egg,oil and mix.

Add water and knead well to form a dough,cover and let it rest for 20 minutes.

In bowl,add eggs,onion,green chilies,red chili powder,salt,cumin powder,tomato and green coriander, whisk well.

Apply oil and knead again to make smooth dough.

Take a small dough and coat in dry flour,roll out dough into round shape with the help of rolling pin.

Spread oil and dry flour evenly,fold from both opposite sides,apply oil and again fold both opposite sides,it will be square.

Dust in dry flour and roll out dough with the help of rolling pin.

On griddle,keep flame low,place dough,add egg mixture and mozzarella cheese,apply ghee/oil and fold the paratha from both sides and again fold the remaining sides,it should be sealed completely.

Fry paratha from both sides with ghee/oil.

Serve hot with spicy chutney.

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