Egg Paratha


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Egg Paratha

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A masaledar and filling snack, which can be had as a meal itself, the Egg Paratha is something unique.

On reading the name, you might have made many guesses about how the egg fits into the paratha – whether it is used as a stuffing, or whether it goes into the dough, etc.

But, this method is mind-boggling. It is so different but easy to prepare. A perfectly made whole wheat paratha with the aroma of carom seeds is layered with a chatpata egg mixture and cooked till the two layers fuse and give the paratha a unique taste and mouth-feel. Make sure you serve it immediately to get the best taste and texture!

Try other egg recipes like Hard Boiled Eggs or Vegetable Scrambled Eggs Topped with Feta .

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Egg Paratha recipe - How to make Egg Paratha

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 parathas
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Ingredients

For The Parathas
3/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/2 tsp carom seeds (ajwain)
salt to taste
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
1/2 tsp ghee for spreading
1 tsp oil for cooking

For The Egg Mixture
3 eggs
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1/4 cup finely chopped tomatoes
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
2 tsp oil for greasing
2 tsp oil for cooking
Method
For the parathas

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
  2. Divide the dough into 2 equal portions.
  3. Roll a portion of the dough into 150 mm. (6”) diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling. Spread ¼ tsp of ghee evenly over it.
  4. Fold over from one end to another end slightly overlapping each other.
  5. Then fold again from one end to another end overlapping each other.
  6. Roll again into a 175 mm. (7”) diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  7. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the paratha using ½ tsp of oil till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  8. Repeat steps 3 to 7 to make 1 more paratha. Keep aside.

For the egg mixture

  1. Break the eggs in a deep bowl and beat well using a fork.
  2. Add all the other ingredients and beat well. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and grease it using 1 tsp of oil. Pour half the egg mixture on it.
  2. Place a prepared paratha on it and press it lightly. Cook using 1 tsp of oil.
  3. Turnover and cook again till it is cooked.
  4. Cut into 4 equal portions using a cutter or a sharp knife.
  5. Repeat steps 1 to 4 to make 1 more egg paratha.
  6. Serve immediately.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per paratha
Energy432 cal
Protein16.4 g
Carbohydrates38.3 g
Fiber6.5 g
Fat24.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium14.7 mg

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Egg Paratha
5
 on 30 Dec 17 08:36 AM