Besan Parantha

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • Wheat dough (from 1 cup flour)
  • 1 tbsp - gram flour (besan)
  • 2 tsp - vegetable oil
  • 3-4 - dry mint leaves
  • salt to taste
  • Red chilli powder to taste

How to Make Besan Parantha

  • Mash the mint leaves using your fingers.
  • In a small bowl, mix besan, salt, red chilli powder and the mint leaves.
  • Dissolve the mixture in oil, make a thick paste and keep aside.
  • Roll out the wheat dough into a chapatti.
  • Add half tsp of the besan mixture and spread it onto the chapatti.
  • Fold the chapatti slowly and tightly, as if you were making a French Roll, making sure the besan mixture does not fall off.
  • Fold the roll again, to give it a round shape.
  • Make sure to fold the corners first so that the besan mixture doesn't come out.
  • Roll out the dough ball again to make a chapatti.
  • Shallow-fry in a pan to prepare the parantha.