Paratha is a flatbread native to the Indian subcontinent, prevalent throughout the modern-day nations of India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Maldives and Myanmar, where wheat is the traditional staple. Paratha is an amalgamation of the words parat and atta, which literally means layers of cooked dough.
Börek is a family of baked filled pastries made of a thin flaky dough such as phyllo or yufka. Common fillings are made with meat, cheese, leafy greens or potatoes. Börek are found in the cuisines of the Balkans, the South Caucasus, the Levant, Central Asia, and some Eastern and Central European countries.