Sattu Paratha

Recipe by
Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Bread Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Sattu Parantha is a type of Indian bread relished popularly by vegetarians in Bihar region. The sattu parantha is a popular snack among Biharis and is made easily by shallow frying it.

Sattu is a staple food of Bihar region of India. The ingredient is known for its health properties especially it imparts strength to the body. Sattu, which is made up of roasted chana gram, is made into flour and is filled with ingredients like ginger, ajwain etc and rolled into a regular parantha which can be fried afterwards.

To know how to make this delight, simply follow the detailed instructions given for the recipe.

Take a look at more Bread Recipes. You may also want to try British Cheese and Onion Bread, Fiesta Cheese Bread, Gakhar (Baked Parathas), Cheese and Spinach Quesadillas

Rate This Recipe


  • For stuffing:
  • 2 cups - roasted chana dal powder (sattu)
  • 5 - cloves garlic, chopped fine or grated
  • 2 - onions, medium-sized, finely chopped
  • 1 inch - ginger, cleaned and grated
  • 3 - green chillies, chopped
  • 2 tsp - coriander leaves, chopped
  • 2 tsp - lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp - ajwain
  • 2 pieces - mango pickle, mashed or 1 mashed red mirch filling pickle or 1 tsp amchur powder
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tsp - mustard oil
  • For atta dough:
  • 3 cups - wheat flour
  • 2 tsp- oil/ghee
  • 1/4 tsp - salt

How to Make Sattu Paratha

  • For stuffing:
  • Mix all the stuffing ingredients with sattu, add 1 to 2 tsp water to make the stuffing moist and easy to fill.
  • For atta dough:
  • Knead wheat flour, ghee and salt, adding the required amount of water to make a soft dough.
  • For making sattu paratha:
  • Divide the dough into small portions.
  • Place a portion of the sattu mixture (approx 2 tsp) in the middle, enfold the filling and pinch off the excess dough.
  • Then, roll out the paratha.
  • Cook on hot tawa or flat pan, applying oil/ghee till both sides are cooked and golden brown in colour.
  • Serve hot with chutney, curd or sauce.
  • It can be served for breakfast, lunch or dinner.