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Dal Paratha by Seema


Oct 11, 2010

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

2

PREPARATION LEVEL

Medium

Talk of having a sumptuous Indian meal and Parathas come to the fore instantly. Palata, Farata-just as its name varies from one region to another, the paratha too changes forms. In this video, Seema shares her recipe for the delicious Dal Paratha. So, stay tuned!!

INGREDIENTS

    2 cups of wheat flour
    Ghee for frying the parathas
    A bowl of any left over dal
    2 tbsp of oil
    Coriander leaves
    1 tsp of green chillies, chopped finely
    1 tsp of ginger, chopped finely
    1 tsp of ajwain seeds (carom seeds)
    Salt as per taste
    1 large onion, chopped finely
    ½ tsp of coriander powder
    A pinch of haldi (turmeric powder)
    ½ tsp of red chilli powder
    ½ tsp of amchur powder (raw mango powder)
    Water to knead the dough

DIRECTIONS

Procedure:

 

  • Take the flour into a big plate for kneading
  • Add the dal
  • Add the onions
  • Add the ajwain
  • Add the salt
  • Add the ginger
  • Add the green chillies
  • Add the coriander leaves
  • Add the red chilli powder, haldi (turmeric powder), coriander powder and the jeera powder (cumin seed powder)
  • Knead all the ingredients together
  • Add water little by little
  • When the dough is about to get done add little oil
  • Take a big portion of the dough and dip it into the dry flour
  • Roll out the dough into thick flat bread
  • Transfer it on to a hot tawa
  • Cook from both the sides
  • Add ghee and make a few pricks for ghee to seep in
  • Repeat process for the other side as well
  • Serve hot with dahi and pickle

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