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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 tsp
Asafoetida (Heeng) –  ½ tsp
Mango powder (Aamchur) – 1 tsp
Red chilli powder – 1-2 tsp
Clove powder (Laung) – ½ tsp
Ginger paste – 1 tbsp
Powdered fennel seeds (saunf) –  1 tsp
Brown cardamom powder (Badi elaichi)  - ½  tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for frying

Directions:

  • Put dal in water and heat till it starts boiling. After one boil , turn off the flame. Close the lid for 15 -20 seconds.
  • Blend dal into grainy batter.
  • Add all the ingredients except mango powder (mentioned under stuffing section) in the batter  and mix well.
  • Heat some oil in kadai.
  • Add dal batter and keep stirring till it dries up.
  • Add mango powder and mix well.
  • Let it cool down at room temperature.
  • Make dough out of wheat flour, 1tbsp ghee, salt and lukewarm water.
  • Make dough half an hour before and cover with a moist cloth.
  • Take a small ball of dough and make it in the shape of a small chapati.
  • Add the stuffing in the centre and wrap it and press it.
  • Then roll it into a paratha.
  • Cook them on tawa by applying ghee  until both sides are evenly brown.
  • Serve hot with curd or any chutney.

Serves/Makes:  3-4

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