Wednesday, 12 October 2016

How to make Paratha from leftover moong dal

Recipe of Paratha from leftover moong dal | Leftover moong dal parantha

Paratha is an Indian flatbread cooked on tava (Indian griddle / Pan) with sprinkled oil. This paratha is a perfect way to use leftover moong dal/yellow dal resting in your fridge which you can use instead of wasting. You can make these healthy and quick parathas for lunch and serve with yogurt and pickle. This is yummy, easy to prepare paratha which can be made in jiffy.

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This paratha has richness of dal and filling for lunch. You can customize this paratha according yo your taste. You can add or remove onion and can adjust spice according to your taste.

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Lets start with the recipe :

Recipe Type : Flat-bread
Cuisine : Indian

Prep Time   Cooking time Total Time Yield
10 minutes5 minutes10 minutesServes 4

Ingredients :
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour / Atta
  • 1/2 cup leftover moong dal/yellow lentil
  • 1/2 finely chopped onion 
  • 2 cloves of garlic finely chopped
  • 1 finely chopped green chilly
  • 1/3 bowl chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilly
  • pinch of pepper
  • Salt according to taste
  • olive oil / refine oil
  • water 
Preparation : 
  1. Put whole wheat flour/atta in a bowl
  2. Add salt, pepper, red chilly, onion, green chilly, garlic, coriander leaves and leftover moong dal and start kneading
  3. Knead it together and make a smooth soft dough
  4. Take a small ball of dough, about a size of lemon and roll with the help of palms, make it like a small ball
  5. Put in a dry flour and  roll out a small round chapati using a rolling pin
  6. If it is sticky, add some dry flour
  7. When you roll out a chapati, spread some oil on it
  8. Fold from all the sides and make a square
  9. Sprinkle flour on square and roll out equally from all the sides
  10. Add some more flour if required while rolling
  11. Heat tava, and place the parantha
  12. Cook it on medium flame
  13. Apply oil on one side of paratha and let it cook
  14. Paratha will start puffing, flip it and now sprinkle/spread oil on the other side
  15. When paratha is cooked from both sides, it will turn golden from both the sides
  16. When it is cooked serve hot with yogurt and pickle.
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