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Moong Dal Paratha

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Wheat flour 1 1/2 cup.
Moong Dal-1/2 cup.
Amchur Powder -1/2 tsp.
Jeera powder – 1/4 tsp
Dhania powder -1/4 tsp
Red Chilli powder – according to taste
Chopped Green Chilli 1/2 tsp.
Butter/Oil 1 tbsps.
Salt To taste


Sieve flour with 1/4 tsp. salt.
Boil moong dal, drain the water completely and let it cool.
Mix moong dal, amchur powder, red chilli powder, chopped green chilli,dhania powder, jeera powder and salt. Divide it into equal portions and make sure that there is no water in it. If needed mash the mixture a little bit.
Mix wheat flour with water, a little oil and then knead to make a dough. Cover with a wet cloth and keep aside for 45 minutes.
Divide it into equal portions and make balls.
Take a ball and flatten it by pressing and roll it up. Put some oil and dab it all over. Now place 2 tsp of moong mixture and fold the dough.
Flatten it, sprinkle a little flour and roll them with a rolling pin to approximately 6 inch diameter.
Cook on a Tawa (flat griddle plate) on moderate heat for three minutes. This is now, called a paratha. Turn it and pour half table spoon oil or butter. Spread it on the paratha and shallow fry over low heat. Turn it and again pour oil or butter on the other side. Cook on a low heat till golden brown.

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