Moong Dal Paratha Video

Moong Dal Paratha Video

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Healthful moong dal takes the form of a tasteful paratha here! Cooked moong dal, along with potato for binding, onions for crunch and a range of spices for added flavour, makes a great paratha that is soft and crunchy in texture.


Recipe Description for Moong Dal Paratha

Soaking time:  3 hours
Preparation Time: 
Cooking Time: 
Makes 12 parathas
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For The Moong Dal Paratha
1/2 cup green moong dal (split green gram) with skin , soaked for 3 hours
1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/2 cup boiled , peeled and mashed potatoes
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
2 tsp coarsely powdered coriander (dhania) seeds
1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1/2 tsp garam masala
1 tsp powdered sugar
1 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp dried mango powder (amchur)
6 tsp oil for cooking
salt to taste
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
3 tsp oil for cooking


To make moong dal paratha

  1. To make {span class="bold1"}moong dal paratha{/span}, heat water in a deep non-stick pan, add the green moong dal to it and boil it for 5-6 minutes. Drain and keep aside to cool completely.
  2. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
  3. Divide the dough into 12 equal portions and roll each portion into a 150 mm. (6”) diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  4. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook each paratha, using ½ tsp of oil, till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  5. Allow the {span class="bold1"}moong dal parathas{/span} to cool completely, wrap in an aluminium foil and pack in a tiffin box.

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