Chilkewale Parathe ( Protein Rich Recipes )


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Chilkewale parathe, not just kids but adults too need a fair amount of protein to make up for the wear and tear of body cells, boost immunity as well as for body building. Hence , what can be more right than these parathas, which are not only healthy and delicious but also filling! serve with curds to further raise the protein quotient of your meal.

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Makes 6 parathas
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1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/4 cup green moong dal (split green gram)
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
2 tsp coarsely powdered coriander (dhania) seeds
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/4 cup boiled , peeled and mashed potatoes
1/2 tsp oil
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
1/2 tsp oil for kneading
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
1 tbsp oil for cooking

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and knead into soft dough using enough water. Cover with a wet muslin cloth and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  2. Knead again using oil till smooth and divide it into 6 equal portions.
  3. Roll out each portion into 150 mm (6”) diameter thick circles using wheat flour for rolling.
  4. Cook on a tava (griddle), using ½ tsp of oil, till light brown spots appear on both the sides. Serve hot.

Handy tip

  1. Soak ½ cup of green moong dal in enough water for 2 hours. Drain the water along with the skin using a sieve. Discard the water and use ¼ cup of the skin as mentioned in the above recipe. Soaked dal can be used to make any other recipe.
Nutrient values Per serving
5.3 gm
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