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17 May 2015

Mushroom Paratha

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Mushroom Paratha




Mushroom 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 Mushroom stuffing:
  1. Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
  2. Green chilies,finely chopped - 1/2 to 1 tsp ( or according to taste)
  3. Ginger - Garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
  4. Onion,finely chopped - 1/4 cup
  5. Kashmiri chili powder- 1/2 tsp( or to taste)
  6. Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  7. Black pepper powder - 1/4 to 1/2 tsp( according to taste)
  8. Cumin powder - 1/4 tsp
  9. Garam masala powder- 1/4 tsp
  10. Mushroom,finely chopped- 2 cups
  11. Coriander leaves,chopped - 2 tbsp( optional)
  12. Salt- to taste
  13. Oil- as required
Instructions:

  • In a bowl,combine together whole wheat flour,salt and sufficient quantity of water ,mix well.Knead to form a soft dough.Cover and keep aside for at least 20 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a pan,add cumin seeds and saute for few seconds.Add green chilies , ginger -garlic paste and onion.Saute until onion turns golden brown.
  • Next add kashmiri chili powder,turmeric powder,black pepper powder,cumin powder and garam masala powder.Saute for few seconds.
  • Add chopped mushrooms and mix well.Cook stirring well in between until the mixture turns almost dry. Add salt to taste and mix well.
  • 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)


    5 comments:

    1. Yum! These look delicious! Thanks for sharing!

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    2. This looks so delicious!! Totally making it for breakfast!!

      Ami || NaiveCookCooks.com

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    3. It looks really delicious! Seems quite simple and hopefully quick :) Now I know what to have for lunch tomorrow :P

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    4. Drooling pic........
      I think you mistakenly write cauluflwr stuffiing instead of mushroom

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      1. Thank you Indhu!!did make he correction...

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