Traditional Onion paratha

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Bread Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 4 cups - flour
  • 3 - medium-sized onions (finely chopped)
  • 5 to 6 - green chillies (finely chopped)
  • handful of coriander leaves (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp - ghee (to be added when kneading the flour)
  • 5 to 6 tbsp - ghee (for roasting the paratha)
  • sufficient water to knead the dough
  • salt to taste

How to Make Traditional Onion paratha

  • Knead slightly stiff dough with onions, green chillies, coriander leaves, ghee and salt.
  • Divide the dough into equal portions.
  • Roll out each portion like a thick roti.
  • With the help of a knife make criss-cross diagonal lines across the paratha to ensure even cooking.
  • Pre-heat the tawa and rub it with a touch of ghee.
  • Roast the paratha on medium flame till both the sides are golden in colour, applying ghee (approximately 1 tsp) while turning the sides.
  • Serve hot with plain curds or boondi raitha and papad.