Thursday, 11 May 2017

How to make Moong Dal Stuffed Paratha

Recipe of Moong Dal Stuffed Paratha | Moong Dal ka bharwa Parathe


Moong dal stuffed paratha is an Indian flatbread stuffed with roasted moong dal and spiced up with the aromatic Indian spices cooked on tava (Indian griddle / Pan) with sprinkled oil. This paratha is a perfect way to add dal/pulses in your kid's diet. You can make these healthy and quick parathas for breakfast/lunch and serve with yogurt, pickle or chutney.

Moong dal paratha, Bharwa Parathe,flatbread,roti,puri

This is one lentil which gives great nutrition to the body and is a rich source of protein. It can also be made as a puri by deep frying. You can make the stuffing and store it for a week.

Moong dal paratha, Bharwa Parathe,flatbread,roti,puri

Lets start with the recipe :

Recipe Type : Flat-bread
Cuisine : Indian

Prep Time   Cooking time Total Time Yield
10 minutes20 minutes30 minutesServes 4

Ingredients :
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour / Atta
  • 1 cup Moong dal (spilt yellow lentil/dhuli mung dal)
  • Pinch of jeera (cumin seeds)
  • Pinch of ajwain (Carom seeds)
  • Pinch of hing (Asafoetida)
  • Salt according to taste
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon chaat masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilly
  • pinch of pepper
  • Salt according to taste
  • olive oil / refine oil
  • water 
Preparation : 


Moong dal paratha, Bharwa Parathe,flatbread,roti,puri
  1. Soak Moong dal (yellow lentil) for 4 to 5 hours in water
  2. Drain water from the dal and crush it in a grinder for a 2 second, don't form a paste. It should be thick enough.
  3. Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add jeera, ajwain, hing and wait till it splutter
  4. Add dal and roast it for 10 minutes on low flame. When it will turn brown in color, it is done.
  5. Add salt, garam masala, red chilly and chaat masala in the same
  6. Keep it aside 
  7. Put whole wheat flour/atta in a bowl
  8. Knead it and make a smooth dough
  9. Take a small ball of dough, about a size of lemon and roll with the help of palms, make it like a small ball
  10. Put in a dry flour and  roll out a small round chapati using a rolling pin
  11. If it is sticky, add some dry flour
  12. Stuff with roasted moong dal (yellow lentil)
  13. Heat tava, and place the paratha
  14. Cook it on medium flame
  15. Apply oil on one side of paratha and let it cook
  16. Paratha will start puffing, flip it and now sprinkle/spread oil on the other side
  17. When paratha is cooked from both sides, it will turn golden from both the sides
  18. When it is cooked serve hot with yogurt, pickle or chutney.
Note : Filling/stuffing can be stored for a week in a refrigerator 


Moong dal paratha, Bharwa Parathe,flatbread,roti,puri

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6 comments:

  1. Nice to see ur dish after a long time dear... Lovely moong dal paratha preparation... Healthy as well as delicious

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  2. These stuffed flatbread look super duper delicious!

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  3. Nice. Though I think I have hardly made paratha which most of the time is eaten outside, sure, a home made one, akin this stuffed flatbread is always a divine meal. Loved.

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  4. I love Moong dal paratha and this one looks so delish, Ritu. Hope you are doing good. :)

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  5. Such a great recipe! This looks fantastic!

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  6. what an interesting recipe! i've never eaten a stuffed flatbread but i'm sure i'd love it, especially with that kind of filling!

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