How to prepare Dal Paratha

How to make Dal Paratha

Preparation Time: 10 mins

Cooking Time: 25 Mins

Makes: 3 parathas



Atta | Wheat Flour: 1/2 cup

Red Chilli powder: 3/4 tbsp-1 tbsp

Cumin powder: 1/4 tbsp

Garam masala: 2 pinches

Turmeric powder: a pinch

Salt: To taste

Moong dal: 3 tbsp

Onion: 1

Coriander leaves: Few

Red Chilli powder: 1/4 tbsp

Green Chilli: 1

Jeera | Cumin: 1/8 tbsp

Oil | ghee | Butter: as needed.



Into a wide bowl add atta, red chilli powder, cumin powder, garam masala and salt.

Add enough water and make into a pliable dough.

Soak moong dal for about 10 mins. Pressure cook it with little water for about 2 whistles. Ensure it not to be over cooked.

Chop onions finely. Into a pan add little oil cumin seeds and onions. When adding green chillies finely chop it and

add at this stage.

Add red chilli powder and salt into this.

When onions turns pink and add cooked moong dal into the pan. If dal which has water to drain it completely and then add it. Else parathas which will become soggy.

Combine well and add chopped coriander leaves

Combine well and allow to cool completely. Make a roti dough into 3 equal sized balls.

Dust it with dry atta and make it ready.

Roll into this into a small disc. Place a tbsp of filling at the center. Seal it completely.

Dust it with little flour and roll it gently to thick parathas.

Heat a tawa and cook it up parathas on both sides. Smear oil /ghee/ butter on the top.

Repeat this for rest of dough. Stuffing was perfect for 3 parathas.



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