Mix together maida and wheat flour in a vessel.
Add oil and the rest of the ingredients and make a soft dough. Make sure to pat the dough hard on a clean surface to make it soft.
Cover the dough with a wet cloth for aleast 4 hrs.
Before making the porottas, knead the dough once again with hands.
On a clean surface, rub oil.
Make small balls off the dough and roll them out like chappathis but in oval shape.
Make pleats so as to look like a hand made paper fan.
Roll it holding on one end to form a round. This is done to get the layers. Then roll out to make it like a chappathi.
:- Make sure to roll only on one side with the chappathi stick.
Put this on a pan on low flame till the kerala porotta (paratha) is ready.
Once done, use both hands and pat on the sides of the kerala porotta (paratha) to get the layers.
:- kerala porotta (paratha) is ready.
:- Serve kerala porotta (paratha) with beef or mutton or chicken curry.