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Paratha & Poori

Pooran Poli (Sweet Flat Bread)

Pooran Poli (Sweet Flat Bread)

Puran poli is a classical Marathi dish. It is a dessert served during important festivals such as Holi, Padwa in Maharashtra. The stuffing is known as pooran and the outer cover is known as poli. Ingredients: Chana dal – 1 cup Jaggery (Gur)  – 1 cup Green cardamom powder (chhoti elaichi) – 1/2 tsp Maida

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Bhatura

Bhatura

Ingredients: For six bhaturas All purpose flour (Maida) – 2 cups Semolina (sooji) – 4 tbsps Dry yeast (Baker’s yeast) – 2 tsps Sugar -1 tsp Salt – 1 tsp Curd – 3 tbsps Oil -2 tbsps Water – around 3/4 cup Directions: Add yeast (leavening agent), sugar and salt to lukewarm water (3/4 cup)

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Paneer Onion Kulcha

Paneer Onion Kulcha

Ingredients: For Dough All purpose flour (Maida) – 2 cups Baking powder – 1/2 tsp Sugar – 1/2 tbsp Curd – 1/4 cup Salt as per taste Oil – 4-5 tbsp For filling Cottage cheese (Paneer), mashed – 1 cup Zeera (Cumin seeds) – 1/2 tsp Saunf  (Fennel seeds) – 1/2 tsp Ginger paste - 

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Sattu Paratha

Sattu Paratha

Ingredients: Wheat flour – 250 g Cooking oil  For stuffing Sattu (Roasted chana dal powder) – 1 cup Onions – one medium, finely chopped Green chillies – 2-3, finely chopped Coriander leaves – 1/2 cup, finely chopped Lemon juice – 2 tbsp Ajwain (Carom seeds) – 1/2 tsp Garlic – 3-4 cloves Masala of red

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Palak Poori (Fried Spinach Indian Bread)

Palak Poori (Fried Spinach Indian Bread)

Ingredients: For dough Whole wheat flour (Atta): 1 cup Spinach (Palak): 1 cup, coarsely chopped Mangrail or kalonji (Nigella): ½  tsp Red chili powder: 1/2 tsp Asfoetida (Heeng) Cooking oil : 1 tsp Salt to taste Directions: Cut palak coarsely and steam it to soften them so that they are easily mashed up. Make stiff

Singhare Ki Kachori (Water Cheshnut Flour’s Kachori)

Singhare Ki Kachori (Water Cheshnut Flour’s Kachori)

Ingredients: Singhare ka attaa (Water cheshnut flour) -1 cup Boiled and mashed potatoes -1/2 cup Ginger paste –1 tsp, grated Green chilies – 3-4 Coriander leaves Red chili powder per taste Black pepper per taste Salt to taste Cooking oil Directions: Mix singhara atta and boiled , mashed potatoes in 2:1 ratio. Add ginger, chopped

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Paneer Paratha (Cottage Cheese Paratha)

Paneer Paratha (Cottage Cheese Paratha)

Ingredients: For dough Whole wheat flour (Atta): 1 cup Salt to taste Cooking oil For stuffing: Cottage cheese (Paneer), mashed :1 cup Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp, crushed coarsely Coriander seeds – 1/2 tbsp, crushed coarsely Ginger paste : ½  tbsp Onion : one small,very finely minced Green chilies : 1 tbsp, finely chopped Coriander

Aloo and Gobhi Paratha (Potato and Cauliflower Parathas)

Aloo and Gobhi Paratha (Potato and Cauliflower Parathas)

Ingredients: Potatoes: 2 medium sized, boiled and mashed Cauliflower : 2-3 cup, grated Ginger paste –2 tsps Onion- one small, very finely chopped Green chilies – 3-4 Cumin seeds (Zeera powder)- ½ tsp Coriander leaves – 2-3 tbsps Asfoetida (heeng) : 2 to 3 pinches Red chili powder  to taste Roasted cumin (Zeera) seed powder- 

Pyaz Ka Paratha (Onion Paratha)

Pyaz Ka Paratha (Onion Paratha)

Ingredients: Whole wheat flour (Atta):  2cups Green onions or red onions : ½ cup, very finely chopped Green chilies: 1 tbsp Turmeric powder (Haldi) – ½ tsp Asafoetida (Heeng) –  ½ tsp Red chilli powder – 1-2 tsp Ginger paste – 1 tbsp Salt to taste Cooking oil Directions: Combine all the ingredients in a bowl

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Palak Paneer Paratha (Spinach Cheese Paratha)

Palak Paneer Paratha (Spinach Cheese Paratha)

Ingredients: For dough Whole wheat flour (Atta): 1 cup Spinach (Palak): 1 cup, coarsely chopped Cumin seeds (Zeera): ½  tsp Red chili powder: 1 tsp Cooking oil : 1 tsp Salt to taste For stuffing: Cottage cheese (Paneer), mashed :1 cup Ginger paste : ½  tbsp Onion : one small, finely chopped Green chilies :

Methi Thepla

Methi Thepla

Ingredients: Whole wheat flour (Atta): 1 cup Gram flour (Besan) : 3 tbsps Fresh chopped methi or Kasuri Methi (These are dried methi/fenugreek leaves available in Indian Grocery stores : ½ cup Curd : ½ cup Ajwain seeds (Carom seeds)  or cumin seeds (Zeera) : ½ tsp Green chilies : 2-3, finely chopped Ginger paste

Channa Dal Paratha

Channa Dal Paratha

Ingredients: Channa dal (Bengal gram) : ½ cup Onions :¼ , finely chopped Green chilies – 1 tsp, finely chopped Coriander leaves – 1-2 tbsp, finely chopped Ginger paste – 1 tbsp Red chili powder as per taste Roast cumin seeds (Zeera) and grind into a fine powder – 1-2 tsp Roast coriander seeds (Dhania)

Urad Dal Paratha

Urad Dal Paratha

Ingredients: For the dough Whole wheat flour (Atta): 3 cups Oil for making parathas For stuffing Urad dal – ½ cup Roast cumin seeds (Zeera) and grind into a fine powder – 2 tsps Roast coriander seeds (Dhania) and grind into a fine powder – 2 tsps Turmeric powder (Haldi) – ½ tsp Mango powder

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Mooli Paratha (Radish Bread)

Mooli Paratha (Radish Bread)

Ingredients: For stuffing Radish (Mooli) – 1 cup Green chilies – 2-3 Coriander leaves – 2-3 tbsp Cumin seeds (Zeera) – ½ tsp Ginger paste – 1 tsp Salt to taste Turmeric (Haldi) -  a pinch (optional ingredient) Red chilli powder  to taste For dough Whole wheat flour (Atta): 3 cups Cooking oil Directions: Grate

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Moong Dal Paratha

Moong Dal Paratha

Ingredients: For the dough Whole wheat flour (Atta): 3 cups Oil for making parathas For stuffing Mung bean (Yellow moong dal) – ½ cup Roast cumin seeds (Zeera) and grind into a fine powder – 2 tsp Roast coriander seeds (Dhania) and grind into a fine powder – 2 tsp Turmeric powder (Haldi) – ½

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