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Matar Ka Parantha

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Paratha stuffed with matar (green peas)

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Preparation Time : 26-30 minutes

Cooking time : 26-30 minutes

Servings : 4

Matar Ka Parantha

Main Ingredients

Whole wheat flour (atta), Salt

Cuisine

Punjabi

Course

Breads

Level Of Cooking

Medium

Ingredients

  • Whole wheat flour (atta)
    2 cups
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Ghee
    to shallow tablespoons
  • Green peas blanched shelled
    1 cup
  • Oil
    1 tablespoon
  • Onion chopped finely
    1 small
  • Ginger chopped finely
    1/2 inch pieces
  • Garlic chopped finely
    5-6 cloves
  • Asafoetida
    a pinch
  • Cumin powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder
    1 teaspoon

Method

Step 1


Place atta, salt and two tablespoons of ghee in a bowl and knead into a soft dough using water as required. Cover with a damp cloth and keep aside till needed. Heat oil in a pan.

Step 2


Add onion, ginger and garlic and sauté till light brown. Add asafoetida, cumin powder and red chilli powder. Add peas and salt to taste and cook till dry.

Step 3


Remove into a plate to cool. When cool, grind coarsely and divide into eight portions. Shape into small balls.

Step 4


Divide dough into eight portions and make pedas. Roll out each portion into a three-inch disc, place a ball of stuffing in the center.

Step 5


Gather edges and roll out into a thick parantha of five-inch diameter. Heat a tawa and cook parantha using ghee till light golden on both sides. Serve hot with pickle of your choice.

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