Dal Paratha

Ingredients for Dal Paratha:

1. Bengal gram – 100 gm, soaked for 2 hours

    Turmeric powder – ½ small spoon

    Kashmiri chilli powder – ½ small spoon

    Cumin powder – ½ small spoon

    Ajwain – ½ small spoon

    Coriander leaves chopped – 1 small spoon

    Salt – As needed

2. Wheat flour/Atta – ½ kg

3. Salt and water – As needed

4. Butter – As needed

How to prepare Dal Paratha?

1. Mix ingredients no: 1 together in a bowl.

2. Mix ingredients no: 2 and knead the dough.

3. Make small balls and spread into small round shapes similar to puris. Edges should be thin comparing the centre portion.

4. Grease the chapatis with a little butter.

5. Place a little dal mixture at centre portion, wrap it fully, and make a small ball.

6. Continue the process and roll each ball in flour.

7. Spread it again to get chapati shapes.

8. Heat a tawa and place one chapati on it.

9. Flip both sides, grease with butter and cook till your dal paratha turns crispy.

10. Serve hot.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine, June 10 – 23, 2023

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