Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Besan Paratha

Posted by sandhya at 8/07/2012 02:03:00 AM
Besan Paratha is a highly nutritious gram flour bread popular in Jain and Punjabi Cuisine. Learn how to make/prepare Besan Paratha by following this easy recipe.


• ½ cup Besan (Gram Flour)

• ½ cup Atta

• 1-1/2 tsp Red Chili Powder

• 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder

• 4 pinches Asafetida

• 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds

• 1 tbsp Coriander Leaves (finely chopped)

• 1 medium-sized Onion (finely chopped)

• Salt to taste

• Ghee to shallow fry

How to make Besan Paratha:

• Mix all the ingredients except ghee in a bowl and knead it into soft dough using warm water.

• Cover the dough with a muslin cloth and leave it for 15 minutes.

• After the desired time period, divide the dough into equal portions and roll out each portion into a small circle.

• Now apply a little ghee in the center of each circle and fold all the adjoining sides.

• Roll out the above into a bigger circle and place it on a heated griddle.

• Once paratha is cooked on one side, turn it over; apply ghee on the cooked side.

• Now allow to cook the other side and repeat the same process till both sides are properly cooked.

• Put off the flame and serve Besan Paratha with curd or pickle.

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