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12 May 2015

Mooli Paratha | Radish Paratha

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Mooli Paratha





Radish masala stuffed Indian flat bread.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Makes: 4  parathas
Ingredients:
  1. Whole wheat flour- 1 Cup(+ extra for dusting)
  2. Water - as required
  3. Salt - to taste
  4. Oil / Ghee - as required
For Radish stuffing:
  1. Radish,grated- 1  cup,packed( 2 medium)
  2. Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
  3. Onion,finely chopped - 1/8 cup
  4. Green chilies,finely chopped - 1 ( or according to taste)
  5. Ginger and Garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
  6. Kashmiri chili powder- 1/4 tsp( or to taste)
  7. Turmeric powder - 1/8 tsp
  8. Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
  9. Cumin powder - 1/8 tsp
  10. Garam masala powder- 1/4 tsp
  11. Coriander leaves,chopped - 1 tbsp( optional)
  12. Salt- to taste
  13. Oil- as required
Instructions:

  • Sprinkle salt over grated radish .Keep aside for 10 minutes and squeeze out as much as water as you can from the grated radish.Reserve this water to prepare the dough.
  • In a bowl,combine together whole wheat flour,radish juice ,salt and sufficient quantity of water ,mix well.Knead to form a soft dough.Cover and keep aside for atleast 20 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a pan,add cumin seeds and saute for few seconds.Add onion,green chilies and ginger -garlic paste.Saute until onion turns golden brown.
  • Now add grated radish and salt to taste.Add kashmiri chili powder,turmeric powder,coriander powder ,cumin powder and garam masala powder.Saute for few seconds.
  • Cook until all the moisture evaporates . Add coriander leaves ( if using) and switch off the stove.Allow this filling to cool completely. 
  • Divide the dough into 8  equal parts. Roll a portion of the dough into a circle  on a lightly floured surface,keep aside.
  • Take another portion of the dough and roll it into a circle.Evenly spread 1 to 2 tbsp of the prepared filling over this( leaving 1/4" space around the edges.). 
  • Gently place the other paratha on top.Press the edges using your finger tips.
  • Roll paratha gently to seal completely.
  • Heat a nonstick /iron tawa ,place the paratha and let it cook until the color changes slightly for about 15 seconds over medium high heat.Flip the paratha and cook for few more seconds.Drizzle 1 tsp oil over the paratha.Flip the paratha again and gently press using a spatula.Cook until golden brown spots appear on both the sides.Repeat with the remaining dough and filling.Serve hot with pickle and yogurt.
  • NOTES
    • For best results, drizzle ghee over the parathas. 
    • I halved the recipe( as you can see in the step by step pics)

    4 comments:

    1. Do you think I make them with a different type of flour, i.e. corn? I know they'll not be the traditional flatbread then, but my gluten allergy is unmerciful ;) Btw I really appreciate the photo tutorials, they're very helpful.

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      1. Thank you !!!
        mm..not sure about corn flour ...Sorghum flour works well !!!check out " Jowar/Sorghum -Radish Paratha" for step by step recipe..
        Regards
        vidya

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