Onion paratha.

by - January 24, 2011



Ingredients:

For Dough:

Whole wheat flour - 1cup
Water 1/2 cup or as required
Salt - A pinch

For Filling

Onion - 2 ( big, chopped finely)
Potato - 1 ( boiled & mashed)
Fennel seed powder - 1/4tsp
Jeera powder - 1/4tsp
Garam masala powder - 1/4tsp
Red chili powder - 11/2tsp or to taste
Corainder powder - 1tsp or to taste
Turmeric powder - 2 pinch
Green chili - 1 (minced)
Cilantro - As required minced
Salt - To taste
Oil - 1tbsp

Extra Flour for Dusting & Oil for cooking

Method:



  • Mix dough ingredients together and make a soft dough as we do for chapati dough & knead it for sometime.
  • Apply oil on the dough & cover it with wet cloth & rest it for minimum 15mins.
  • Heat Oil in a pan & fry Onion & green chili til transparent.
  • Add All powders & saute it for a minute along with salt.
  • Adjust Salt & spice.
  • Finely add mashed potato & cilantro to this mixture.
  • Turn off the heat & allow it to cool.
  • Meanwhile Knead the dough for a 2 minutes & divide it in to 6 equal portion balls.
  • Once Onion mixture cooled down, divide it in to 6 equal portion & make sure masala portion is bigger than dough portion balls.
  • Dust little flour on the rolling surface, Take dough ball & roll it into 5' circle and place the Onion masala ball in center & lift the edges of the dough together to seal the masala ball. Press it in center & flat the stuffed ball. 
  • Do the same with rest of the balls & keep it aside for 10mins.
  • Again Roll the stuffed balls into 8' circle & make sure sealed surface is on top while rolling and roll it gently to avoid filling oozes out from the dough.
  • Heat the skillet hot & place the paratha over the skillet.
  • When paratha puff up slightly, flip to other side & drizzle oil or ghee over and edges of the paratha.
  • Gently press with spatula to balloon up the paratha & both sides are cooked well & in golden brown colour.
  • Serve hot with yogurt or any pickle.

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12 comments

  1. finely you cooked something I heard of all the ingredients :))
    looks do good, bet it was delicious.
    thanks for sharing

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  2. Mouthwatering here..very tempting parathas..

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  3. Stuffed paratha... the tricky part is to roll it out perfectly... You have done it perfectly... Lovely yummy parathas..
    Reva

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  4. Love all kinds of parathas.. and these are looking absolutely yummy

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  5. A fav in my household ... looks delicious

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  6. Sooo good looking onion parathas..well explained recipe!

    US Masala

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  7. nice pictorials saras. And nice blog - first time here - also check out blog and my event and see if you can send in an entry - look forward

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  8. Lovely clicks..looks perfect and delicious!

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