Egg Bhurji Paratha
by Tarla Dalal
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Everybody loves bhurji – be it of paneer or egg, because of its succulent mouth-feel and spicy taste.
Put your favourite bhurji into a whole wheat paratha and you get a filling and super-tasty dish! The Egg Bhurji Paratha is an all-time favourite Punjabi breakfast, which is crisp and buttery outside, with a soft and masaledar stuffing. Since the stuffing is soft and succulent, you need to be careful while rolling, or it will start coming out.
Enjoy this sumptuous paratha with a dollop of butter on it, accompanied by pickles and curds, or with green chutney and tomato ketchup, whichever way you like it!
Also try the Onion Paratha or Paneer Parathas .
- Beat the eggs in a deep bowl and whisk it using a fork. Keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
- Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
- Add the capsicum and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
- Add the tomatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes ,while stirring occasionally.
- Add the chilli powder, beaten egg mixture and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
- Add the coriander, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
- Keep aside to cool completely.
- Combine all the ingredients and knead into a soft, smooth dough using enough water.
- Keep aside for 30 minutes.
- Divide the dough and bhurji into 5 equal portions.
- Roll out one portion of the dough into a circle of 75 mm. (3") diameter using whole wheat flour for rolling.
- Place one portion of the bhurji in the centre of the circle.
- Bring together all the sides in the centre and seal tightly.
- Roll out again into a circle of 150 mm. (6") in diameter, using whole wheat flour for rolling.
- Cook on a hot tava (griddle), using a 1 tsp of ghee, till both sides are golden brown in colour.
- Repeat with the remaining dough and bhurji to make 4 more parathas.
- Serve hot with green chutney and tomato ketchup.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per paratha
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