Plain Besan Paratha

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - besan
  • 1 - potato, boiled
  • 1 - green chilli, chopped
  • 25 g - cheese
  • 2 tbsp - dry Methi leaves
  • 2 tbsp - Lemon juice
  • 1/2 tbsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 tbsp - Turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • oil/ghee

How to Make Plain Besan Paratha

  • Mash the potato.
  • Mix all the ingredients, along with two tbsps of oil and prepare a dough.
  • Make small parathas.
  • Grease pan and heat.
  • When it gets hot, add the paratha and let it cook for a minute.
  • When the underside turns a little golden, apply ghee on the top and turn over.
  • Press gently and cover this side also with some ghee.
  • Keep turning and applying a little ghee until the paratha turns golden.
  • Serve it piping hot with a tbsp of butter and a bowl of seasoned curds/tomato sauce.