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Besan Parantha Recipe

Besan Parantha is a popular Indian Breakfast
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On :
Thursday, 22 June, 2017
Category :
Kid Friendly Recipe
Course :
Breakfast Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
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  • Wheat dough (from 1 cup flour)
  • 1 tbsp - gram flour (besan)
  • 2 tsp - vegetable oil
  • 3-4 - dry Mint leaves
  • salt to taste
  • Red Chilli powder to taste
  • How to Make Besan Parantha:

    1. Mash the mint leaves using your fingers.
    2. In a small bowl, mix besan, salt, red chilli powder and the mint leaves.
    3. Dissolve the mixture in oil, make a thick paste and keep aside.
    4. Roll out the wheat dough into a chapatti.
    5. Add half tsp of the besan mixture and spread it onto the chapatti.
    6. Fold the chapatti slowly and tightly, as if you were making a French Roll, making sure the besan mixture does not fall off.
    7. Fold the roll again, to give it a round shape.
    8. Make sure to fold the corners first so that the besan mixture doesn't come out.
    9. Roll out the dough ball again to make a chapatti.
    10. Shallow-fry in a pan to prepare the parantha.


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