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Dal Paratha

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Soft paratha stuffed with moong dal

Dal Paratha

Dal Paratha
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Dal Paratha

Soft paratha stuffed with moong dal
Prep Time1 hour 15 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2 people


  • 1 cup Wheat flour
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • Salt To Taste

For the filling

  • 1/2 cup Yellow moong dal uncooked/raw
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 pinch Turmeric powder
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • Salt To Taste
  • Oil As needed


  • Sieve the wheat flour and knead to a soft dough by adding enough water. Keep aside.
  • Soak moong dal for one hour. Wash and drain all the water.
  • Cook the moong dal in 1 cup of water.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add the cumin seeds, asafoetida. Fry till they pop up. Add the cooked dal, salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and mix well.
  • Cook until the dal mixture is dry. Let it cool.
  • Take some portion of dough , make a small puri. Put some moong dal stuffing in center. Close from all sides and roll again into thick, round paratha.
  • Heat a tawa ( griddle), put the daal ka paratha and cook on both sides by adding some oil.
  • Serve dal paratha hot with curry.





1 comment

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Kavitha May 17, 2008 - 4:46 am

This is the first time i have tried out a recipe from the net. This was very tasty and turned out very nice.

Thank you for this wonderful recipe.


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