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A lentil stuffed protein rich paratha recipe, pulse paratha is a healthy and simple paratha recipe. The cooked and mashed pulses are stuffed into the wheat rotis which are then shallow fried till crispy golden.
- Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, mix well and knead into a soft dough, using enough water.
- Divide the dough into 3 equal portions and keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a kadhai, add the fennel seeds and saute on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
- Add the chana dal and cook for 2 t 3 minutes.
- Add the garam masala and salt and mix well. Cover and cook till the dal is cooked.
- Remove form the flame and keep aside to cool.
- Heat another pan and dry roast the coriander seeds , cumin seeds and red chilly for 2 minutes.
- Cool and blend in a mixer to a smooth powder. Keep aside.
- Combine the dal, grounded masala, onion, coriander annd green chillies and mix well.
- Divide the mixture into 3 equal portions and keep aside.
- Roll out a portion of the dough into a circle of 4” diameter.
- Place a portion of the stuffing at the centre and bring the edges together at the centre to seal tightly.
- Roll out again into a circle of 6” diameter, using little whole wheat flour.
- Heat a tava and cook each paratha, using little oil, till golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
- Repeat the same steps to make 2 more parathas.
- Serve hot.
This recipe was contributed by sanskruti18 on 05 Jul 2011
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