Channa Dal Parathas

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Total Time:
45-60 mins
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • For Filling:
  • 1 cup - channa dal, washed
  • 2 to 3 green chillies, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp - ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • For Dough:
  • 2 cups - wheat flour
  • 1 tbsp - milk
  • Salt to taste
  • Other Ingredients: butter or oil for shallow frying

How to Make Channa Dal Parathas

  • For Filling:
  • Boil channa dal in plenty of water till it gets firmly cooked.
  • Drain out all the water, pass the dal through almond crusher.
  • Heat ghee, add chillies, dal and stir fry till all leftover moisture gets absorbed.
  • Cool the mixture a bit.
  • For Dough:
  • Sieve flour and salt.
  • Add milk, knead into a soft pliable dough, using enough water.
  • Knead for 3-4 mins, till the dough becomes smooth and elastic.
  • Cover it with moist cloth and keep it aside for 20 mins
  • To Proceed:
  • Divide dough into 8 portions and form balls of each portion.
  • Then divide the mixture into 8 portions and form patties from each portion.
  • Take a portion of dough and make a round shape of it.
  • Place patties in the centre of it, fold the dough from the sides to the centre over the patties.
  • Press gently with your palm and roll in some dry flour.
  • Roll carefully to 7 inch wide paratha.
  • Shallow fry on both sides, till they become crisp and gets a golden tinge.
  • Serve hot