Spicy Cauliflower Parathas

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Total Time:
1 hour 10 mins
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • For Filling:
  • 1 - cauliflower, medium size
  • Oil
  • Cumin seeds
  • A pinch - asafoetida powder
  • 2 pinches - turmeric powder
  • 3-4 tbsp - dhania powder
  • 2 tsp - cumin powder
  • Red chilli powder - to taste
  • 2-3 tbsp - gram flour (besan)
  • Salt - to taste
  • 1 tsp - sugar
  • For Parathas:
  • Wheat flour - as needed
  • Ghee

How to Make Spicy Cauliflower Parathas

  • To Make filling:
  • Wash one medium sized cauliflower and chop it finely. Keep in a bowl of water and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, fry cumin seeds. When it starts to change colour add a pinch of asafoetida powder, and 2 pinches of turmeric powder.
  • Drain the cauliflower and add it to this. Cook covered till cauliflower is soft. Stir occasionally.
  • Add dhania powder and cumin powder, some red chilli powder and gram flour (besan) to the cooked cauliflower.
  • Stir fry till the cauliflower is coated well and dry.
  • Then add a little salt and 1 tsp sugar.
  • Remove from fire and set aside to cool.
  • To Make Paratha:
  • Make paratha dough by kneading the flour and water. Keep aside.
  • Once the filling has cooled, make balls with the dough, make a hole in the center and fill it with the mixture.
  • Roll into 5- to 6-inch round parathas.
  • Shallow fry with oil or ghee.
  • Serve hot with chutney or curd.