February 10, 2012
Serve – 6
250 Gms chana dal (gram pulse)
100 Gms refined oil
500 Gms wheat flour
2 tsp salts
1 inch piece ginger (finely chopped)
2 green chili (finely chopped)
10 garlic cloves (finely chopped)
½ tsp cumin seeds
2 tbsp mustard oil
Wash dal, soak in water for 8-10 hours, and remove water. Set aside.
Heat mustard oil in a frying pan, add cumin seeds after few seconds add ginger, chili ,garlic, turmeric and dhania, fry it for one minute add soaked gram pulse and salt, stir it well, lower the flame, stir continually, cook it for 5 minutes. Off the flame. Cool it. Now crush roasted grain by hand to take the form of dough. Divide it in 10-12 parts. Set aside.
Mix wheat flour, ½ tsp salt, and 1 tbsp refined oil and water well until it forms to soft dough. Knead the dough to make it soft. Divide the dough in 10-12 equal parts approximately; roll each part of the dough into balls with the help of palms.
. Roll a ball to get a circle of 3-4 inch diameter. Put a part of crushed dal mixture in the center. Cover this mixture tightly by the dough. Form the shape of ball again. Roll it again to form circle of diameter of 5-6 inches. Put it on frying pan on medium flame. Cook using veg. oil so that two sides becomes light brown. Paratha is ready.
Serve hot with curd.