Oats and Spring Onion Parathas Video by Tarla Dalal

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These paratha are made with a combination of oats and wheat flour to initiate you to the taste of fibre filled oats. I have used the spring onion filling as it helps to disguise the raw taste of oats. These ar best served hot.

  

Recipe Description for Oats and Spring Onion Parathas

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Makes 2 parathas
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Ingredients


For The Dough
3/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/3 cup coarsely ground quick cooking rolled oats
2 tbsp curds (dahi)
salt to taste

For The Spring Onion Filling
1/2 cup finely chopped spring onions whites
1/2 cup finely chopped spring onion greens
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 tsp green chilli paste
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/2 tsp oil
salt to taste

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

Method
For the dough

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and make a dough using enough water. Keep aside.

For the spring onion filling

  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the garlic, green-chilli paste, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for a few more seconds.
  3. Add the spring onion whites seeds and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add the spring onion greens and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for a minute.
  5. Divide the stuffing into 2 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Roll out 2 portions of the dough, each into a 125 mm. (5") diameter circle, using a little wheat flour.
  2. Place a dough circle on a flat, dry surface and spread a portion of the filling over it.
  3. Place the other dough circle over it and seal it tightly.
  4. Cook the paratha on a non-stick tava (griddle), using 1/4 tsp of oil, till it is golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  5. Repeat with the remaining dough and filling to make 1 more paratha.
  6. Serve hot.