Chawli Ke Parathe

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

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