Mughlai Paratha

Mughlai Paratha is a popular Indian Breakfast
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Serves 2
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Mughlai Paratha is a popular bengali street food recipe. This recipe uses egg as the filling but can be substituted with vegetables or chicken.


200 gms - all-purpose flour

1/2 tsp - baking powder

1/2 tsp - salt

1 tbsp - oil

85 - 100 gms - water ( to make dough )

1 - beaten Egg

1/4 cup - Extra flour

8 tsp - Extra oil


  1. Sieve together flour, baking powder and salt.
  2. Rub the sieved flour with 1 tbsp oil and slowly add water (85- 100 ml) to make a stiff dough.
  3. Divide the dough into 4 equal portions and shape them into round balls.
  4. Roll out each ball into a thick flat round (approximately 4 - 5 inches in diameter).
  5. Apply a little oil, sprinkle a little flour and fold it into semi-circle.
  6. Again apply oil and flour. Fold in lengthwise.
  7. Roll it, press down and roll out again into a square of 8 x 8 - inch.
  8. Brush the surface of each paratha with beaten egg and turn all four corners towards the centre.
  9. Heat griddle and apply a little oil.
  10. Put the paratha on it. Cook by adding oil around the edges.
  11. Turn and fry the other side by applying oil.
  12. When brown patches appear on both sides, remove from the griddle and serve hot with any Mughlai - North Indian dishes of your choice.
  13. Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World

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