Daal Parantha

August 3, 2011

Ingredients:
1 cup Wheat flour
2 tsp Oil
Salt To Taste
For the filling
1/2 cup Yellow moong dal
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
1 pinch Turmeric powder
1 pinch Asafoetida
1/2 tsp Red chilli powder
2 tsp Oil
Salt To Taste
Oil As needed
Preparation:
  • Sieve the wheat flour and knead to a soft dough by adding enough water. Keep aside.
  • Soak moong dal for one hour. Wash and drain all the water.
  • Cook the moong dal 1 cup of water.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add the cumin seeds, asafoetida. Fry till they pop up. Add the cooked dal, salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and mix well.
  • Cook until the dal mixture is dry. Let it cool.
  • Take some portion of dough , make a small puri. Put some moong dal stuffing in center. Close from all sides and roll again into thick, round paratha.
  • Heat a tawa ( griddle), put the daal ka paratha and cook on both sides by adding some oil.
  • Serve daal paratha hot with curry.

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