Stuffed Dal Paratha

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Total Time:
2 hours 45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 4 cups - wheat flour
  • 200 gm - yellow moong dal
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 glass - water
  • 2 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - mango powder
  • 12 tbsp - ghee
  • sufficient water to knead the dough
  • Salt.

How to Make Stuffed Dal Paratha

  • Wash and soak the dal in water for two hours. Drain the water. Place the dal in a heavy bottom vessel.
  • Add salt, turmeric powder and half a glass of water. Mix well.
  • Cook the dal on a low flame, stirring two to three times at regular intervals.
  • Cook till the dal is tender and the water dries.
  • Remove from gas and cool the dal completely.
  • Add red chilli powder, mango powder and mix well.
  • Make the dough with salt.
  • Divide the dough into equal portions.
  • Take each portion and roll it out a little.
  • Apply a little ghee on it.
  • Place about 2 tbsp of the dal in the centre of the chapatti.
  • Gather the edges.
  • Dip into flour and roll it out into a slightly thick roti.
  • Roast on a pre-heated tawa on a medium flame till both the sides are golden, applying ghee (approximately 1 tsp) when turning sides.
  • Parathas can be served with a dollop of butter on them.