How to Prepare Perfect Chana Dal Paratha

Chana Dal Paratha.

Chana Dal Paratha You can have Chana Dal Paratha using 17 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Chana Dal Paratha

  1. Prepare 1 cup of atta (whole wheat flour).
  2. Prepare to taste of salt.
  3. It's 1 tbsp. of oil.
  4. You need of Stuffing--.
  5. Prepare 1/2 cup of chana dal (Bengal gram lentil), soaked for 30 minutes.
  6. You need 2 tbsp. of oil.
  7. Prepare 1/2 tsp. of cumin seeds.
  8. It's 1/4 tsp. of asafoetida (hing).
  9. You need 1-2 of green chilies, chopped.
  10. It's 1 tsp. of ginger, grated.
  11. Prepare 1/2 tsp. of turmeric powder.
  12. You need to taste of salt.
  13. It's 1/2 tsp. of red chilli powder.
  14. Prepare 1 tsp. of roasted coriander-cumin powder.
  15. Prepare 1/2 tsp. of roasted panch phoron powder (opt).
  16. It's 1 tbsp. of kasuri methi (dry fenugreek leaves).
  17. Prepare of oil to shallow fry.

Chana Dal Paratha step by step

  1. Pressure cook the dal in 1/2 cup of water for 3-4 whistles. When cool, grind to a smooth paste by adding very little water. Keep aside. Knead a dough along with atta, salt, oil and required quantity of water. Keep aside..
  2. Heat oil in a non-stick pan and temper with cumin seeds. After it stops spluttering, add the asafoetida, green chilies and ginger and saute for a few seconds..
  3. Now add the ground chana dal paste, salt, turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder, cumin powder and the kasuri methi. Mix well and saute till all the moisture evaporates. Set aside to cool..
  4. Divide the dough into equal portions. Roll out each portion into a shape of a poori. Add 2-3 tbsp. of the stuffing in the centre and seal all the edges..
  5. Roll out gently with a sprinkle of some flour into a slightly bigger circle. Make similar stuffed parathas with the rest of the dough and the stuffing..
  6. Heat a tawa / griddle and shallow fry the parathas one at a time by drizzling a tsp. of oil. Fry till light golden brown on both sides..
  7. Fry the rest of the parathas in the same way. Serve hot along with some side dish and salad..

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