Green Chana Parathas

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: One-Dish Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • For dough:
  • 2 cups - whole wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • For filling:
  • 2 cup - fresh green Channa (or)
  • 1/2 cup - dry green Channa
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 1/2 cup - onion - finely chopped
  • 1 tsp - ginger, grated
  • 2 tsp - green chillies, minced
  • 1 tsp - Garam Masala powder
  • 2 tbsp - lime juice
  • Oil or Ghee
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Green Chana Parathas

  • Combine all the dough ingredients.
  • Add water as needed and mix to a soft but non-sticky dough.
  • Knead well and keep covered.
  • For filling, if using dry Chana, soak overnight in water.
  • Cook fresh or soaked dry Chana till very soft and drain away the excess water.
  • Mash the Chana.
  • Heat oil in a Kadai, add onion and fry till light brown.
  • Add rest of the ingredients except lime juice.
  • Fry for few seconds.
  • Add mashed Chana and salt to taste. Mix well.
  • Remove from fire and stir in the lime juice. Allow to cool.
  • Divide the dough into 16 parts and roll out each part into 6 cm discs.
  • Divide Chana filling into 8 parts.
  • Sandwich 2 discs with a portion of Chana filling. Roll out carefully to a disc about 3 mm thick.
  • Cook the stuffed Parathas on a hot Tawa (griddle) with Ghee or oil.
  • Serve hot with mixed vegetable Raitha.