Tiranga Paratha


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A perfect tri-coloured paratha. . . With a blend of flavours of dals, veggies and spices!

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Tiranga Paratha recipe - How to make Tiranga Paratha

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 parathas
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For The Dough
4 cups plain flour (maida)
1 tsp oil
1 tsp salt

For The Stuffing
2 tsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 pinch asafoetida (hing)
1 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
1 tsp chilli powder
1/3 cup cooked yellow moong dal (split yellow gram)
1/2 cup boiled and mashed green peas
1/2 cup grated carrot
1 tsp coriander (dhania)
1/2 tsp pomegranate (anardana) powder
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
plain flour (maida) for rolling
oil 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. Cover and keep aside for 30 minutes.
  3. Divide the dough into 9 equal portions and keep aside.

For the stuffing

    For the stuffing
  1. Heat the oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida, ginger-green chilli paste, chilli powder and anardana powder, mix well and saute for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the moong dal, mix well and cook for 3 minutes.
  4. Remove from the flame, divide the mixture into 3 equal portions and keep aside to cool.
  5. Combine the peas with salt and coriander in another bowl, mix well, divide the mixture into 3 equal portions and keep aside.
  6. Combine the carrots with salt in a separate bowl, mix well, divide the mixture into 3 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Roll out each portion of the dough into a circle of 4” diameter.
  2. Spread a little oil on one circle and spread the moong dal mixture evenly on top.
  3. Place another circle on top and spread the green peas mixture evenly on top.
  4. Place the 3rd circle on top of green peas and spread the carrots mixture evenly on top.
  5. Seal the edges gently and roll out again into a circle of 6” diameter, using little whole wheat flour.
  6. Repeat the same to make 2 more parathas.
  7. Heat a tava and cook each paratha, using little oil, till golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
  8. Serve hot with chutney or tea.

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