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Spicy peas paratha

Spicy peas paratha is a popular Indian Breakfast
Author :
Category :
Family Friendly
Course :
Breakfast
Cuisine :
Indian
Technique :
Shallow Fry
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
4

Ingredients

1 cup Green peas

3 cups Wheat flour

1 Onion

3 Green chillies

1/2 tsp Red Chilli powder

Fresh Coriander leaves (a handful)

1 tbsp Ghee

1 tbsp Butter

salt to taste

Method

  1. Soak green peas overnight.
  2. Cook for 3 whistles in a pressure cooker and mash it coarsely.
  3. Heat oil in a fry pan.
  4. Add chopped onion, green chillies and saute for a minute.
  5. Add mashed peas and combine.
  6. Add salt, red chilli powder and saute well.
  7. Add chopped fresh coriander leaves and remove from heat.
  8. Knead wheat flour, ghee and salt into a soft dough, adding warm water.
  9. Divide the kneaded dough into big lemon-sized balls.
  10. Roll out each ball into a disc shape, sprinkling wheat flour when needed.
  11. Spread the peas stuffing inside. Cover it with another flattened dough.
  12. Seal the edges so that the stuffing does not come out.
  13. Heat a flat pan. When it turns hot, place the stuffed paratha.
  14. Cook one side of the paratha to golden.
  15. Turn it over and add a little butter to the first cooked side.
  16. After a few seconds, turn the other side over and apply butter to it and cook it too.
  17. Serve hot with spicy yogurt and pickle.
 

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Bridget White-Kumar is a cookery book author, food consultant and culinary historian. Colonial Anglo-Indian food is her area of expertise. She has brought out 7 recipe books specialising in Anglo-Indian cuisine.

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