Delicious Masala Paratha


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A paratha stuffed with spicy dal mixture.

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Delicious Masala Paratha recipe - How to make Delicious Masala Paratha

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 to 5 parathas
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For The Dough
500 gms whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1 tsp salt

For The Stuffing
200 gms chana dal (split bengal gram) , cooked
250 ml oil
2 tbsp besan (bengal gram flour)
1 tsp garam masala
a pinch of citric acid crystals
1 tsp sugar
salt to taste
chilli powder to taste
1/4 cup chopped coriander (dhania) leaves
1 tsp soy sauce

Other Ingredients
oil for cooking
whole wheat flour for rolling
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 4 equal portions and keep aside.

For the stuffing

    For the stuffing
  1. Drain the excess liquid from the dal and keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a pan and add the oil to the dal and mix well.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  4. Cool and divide the stuffing into 4 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. Serve hot.

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This recipe was contributed by anjanabh on 18 Jun 2011

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