Saturday, November 27, 2010

Besan Paratha

My Entry for the Event "Complete My Thali" by Jagruti of Joy Of Cooking and its being guest hosted by Akheela of Torview.

Ingredients :
Gram Flour (Besan) - 1 Cup
Whole Wheat Flour - 1/3 Cup
Onion - 1 Small - Chopped
Ajwain - 1/2 tsp
Green Chilli - 1 Finely Chopped
Ginger - 1/2 inch Grated
Garlic - 2 cloves Finely Chopped
Coriander Leaves - 1 tbsp Chopped
Salt : To Taste
Oil - 2 tbsp

Recipe :
Take a bowl. Gather all the above ingredients, except water, in the bowl. Mix it well. Now add very little water, just about 2-3 tbsp and knead it into a dough. The dough should NOT be watery or too soft.

Divide the dough into equal portions. Take 1 portion and grease it mildly. Alternatively, you can also dip it into flour. I prefer greasing thou. Make the greased portion into a round shaped chapati / paratha with a rolling pin. Now make a hole in centre of the paratha. This will ensure that the paratha gets cooked well from inside.

Heat a pan (tava) on simmer flame. Place the paratha on the pan. Put little oil in the centre hole and on the sides of the paratha. Let it get cooked till light brown. Now turn it over and again put little oil on the sides and cook it till light brown.

Remove from pan. Grease with 1 tsp butter. Serve hot with Galka, Coriander Chutney, Pickle or just by itself.

1 comment:

  1. delicious and flavourful never had paratha with besan looks yummy