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Chawli Ke Parathe Recipe

Chawli Ke Parathe is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 11 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • For Dough:
  • 2 cups - whole-wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • water to knead dough
  • For Filling:
  • 250 g - fresh string beans, finely chopped
  • 1 - small capsicum, finely chopped
  • 2 - green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 inch piece - ginger, grated
  • 4 flakes - garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp - gram flour
  • 1 tbsp - Rice flour
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • salt to taste
  • Other ingredients: Ghee or Butter to shallow fry
  • How to Make Chawli Ke Parathe:

    1. For Dough:
    2. Sieve flour and salt together.
    3. Add enough water to knead into a soft pliable dough.
    4. Knead well till it becomes smooth and elastic.
    5. Cover it with a moist cloth and keep it aside till required.
    6. Heat oil in a heavy pan.
    7. Add chilly, ginger, garlic and stir for a few seconds.
    8. Add beans, capsicum, saute for 4-5 minutes.
    9. Add salt, turmeric and stir.
    10. Cook till the beans become soft.
    11. Sprinkle both flours, stir and cook till they become soft and have a lumpy formation.
    12. Keep it aside to cool it.
    13. To Proceed:
    14. Divide the dough into 6 portions.
    15. Roll one into a round 4.5 wide, using dry flour to dust.
    16. Put some filling in the centre of the dough.
    17. Bring the edges together to form a pouch like shape.
    18. Press down at the centre with a flat palm.
    19. Dust it with flour and roll carefully to form a round 1/2 cm thick.
    20. Heat a griddle, roast paratha on medium flame, till golden spots appear on each side.
    21. Sprinkle it with ghee or butter, and roast to a crisp golden on both sides.
    22. Repeat it for the remaining dough and filling.
    23. Cut into fours with a pizza cutter, serve hot with ketchup or chutney.


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