Easy Moong Dal Paratha


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Moong dal paratha offer a simple way of reusing left over dals and also adding proteins in the form of moong dal on the table. The cooked and mashed moong dal is stuffed in the wheat rotis are shallow fried till crispy golden.

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Easy Moong Dal Paratha recipe - How to make Easy Moong Dal Paratha

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 parathas
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For The Stuffing
1 cup moong dal (split green gram)
salt to taste
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp dried mango powder (amchur)
2 tsp garam masala
1 tsp coriander-cumin seeds (dhania-jeera) powder
2 tsp chopped coriander (dhania)

To Be Kneaded Into A Soft Dough
2 cups plain flour (maida)
1/4 cup melted ghee
salt to taste
water as required
For the stuffing

    For the stuffing
  1. Clean, wash and soak the moong dal for 3-4 hours.
  2. Drain and boil the moong dal till soft and cooked. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds.
  4. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and the cooked moong dal and mix well.
  5. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well and saute for 4 minutes.
  6. Remove from the flame, cool and divide the stuffing into 4 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Divide the dough into 4 equal portions and roll out each portion into a circle of 4" diameter.
  2. Place a portion of the stuffing at the centre and bring the corners together to seal the edges.
  3. Roll out again into a circle of 6" diameter.
  4. Heat a tava and cook the paratha using little oil till golden brown form both the sides.
  5. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make more 3 parathas.
  6. Serve hot.

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This recipe was contributed by dimple_davda on 01 Aug 2011

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