Onion Parathas

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • For the dough:
  • 2 cups - wheat flour
  • water
  • Salt as required
  • 1 -2 tsp - oil
  • For filling:
  • 1 big - onion, chopped fine
  • 1/2 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp - coriander leaves, chopped fine
  • 1 tsp - kasuri methi
  • 1/2 tsp - chat masala (optional)
  • Salt

How to Make Onion Parathas

  • Add the flour, salt and a tsp or two of oil in a wide opened bowl.
  • Add with one cup of water and bring together the flour to make a dough.
  • Add more water (in quarter cupful) as required.
  • Knead the dough to the chapatti dough consistency and keep aside for 20 minutes.
  • For the filling, chop the onion and coriander leaves fine.
  • Add the chilli powder, salt, chat masala and kasuri methi to it.
  • Spread out in a piece of tissue paper or old newspaper for half an hour.
  • Divide the dough into small lemon sized balls. You might get around 6-8 dough balls. Dust them in flour and roll them into 4 inch circles with a rolling pin. Keep a tbsp of filling inside and bring together the edges into the centre so that the filling is enclosed.
  • Dust will flour again and roll them out again into 7 inch circles.
  • Heat a pan and cook the parathas on both sides adding half a tsp of ghee on both the sides while cooking. Serve hot with yogurt and pickle or with a simple dal.
  • Recipe courtesy: My Kitchen Trials