Moong- Methi Paratha


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A delicious fiber rich paratha recipe.

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Moong- Methi Paratha recipe - How to make Moong- Methi Paratha

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 5 parathas
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For The Dough
1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1 cup plain flour (maida)
2 tbsp oil
salt to taste

For The Stuffing
1/2 cup moong dal (split green gram) , cooked
250 gms fenugreek (methi) leaves , chopped
1 tsp chaat masala
1 tsp chilli powder
1 onion , finely chopped
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
ghee for cooking
For the dough

    For the dough
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, mix well and knead into a soft dough, using enough water.
  2. Divide the dough into 5 equal portions and keep aside.

For the stuffing

    For the stuffing
  1. Blend the dal in a mixer till smooth.
  2. Heat the oil in a pan, add the onions and saute for 3 minutes.
  3. Add the methi and dal, mix well and saute till the mixture becomes dry.
  4. Cool and add the chaat masala, chilli powder and salt and mix well.
  5. Divide the stuffing into 5 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Roll out a portion of the dough into a circle of 4” diameter.
  2. Place a portion of the stuffing at the centre and bring the edges together at the centre to seal tightly.
  3. Roll out again into a circle of 6” diameter, using little whole wheat flour.
  4. Heat a tava and cook each paratha, using little oil, till golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
  5. Repeat the same steps to make 4 more parathas.
  6. Serve hot.

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This recipe was contributed by mbaslas on 05 Jul 2011

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