Abhilasha April 26, 2017

Paratha made with left over dal and spices

Ingredients:
1 cup of whole meal (wheat) flour
1/4 cup gram flour (besan)
1 cup dal (left over from the previous day)
1 teaspoon garam masala powder
1 teaspoon kasoori methi (dry fenugreek leaves)
1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
1 tablespoon oil
Salt to taste
Water for kneading
Oil for shallow frying

Method:
1. Sieve wheat flour, gram flour and salt together. Mix red chilli powder, garam masala, kasoori methi, dal and oil well using your hands.
2. Add little water at a time and knead to make a stiff to medium dough. Cover with a muslin cloth and keep for 10 minutes.
3. Divide the dough into small balls of equal portions. Roll each ball into a shape of small round roti (puri).
4. Apply oil or ghee on one side and fold the roti into a semi circle and fold it inwards.
5. Again apply oil and fold into a triangle.
6. Apply a little dry flour and roll it into a full-sized paratha.
7. Greasing both sides with ghee, cook until both sides turn golden brown and paratha is cooked.

Cooking time: 20-25 minutes