Monday, October 20, 2008

Chana Daal Paratha

Dal Paratha is one of the recipes which you would like to have in lunch time when you feel very hungry specially in office time, served along with chutney/ raita/ pickles, taste is great and recipe can be said as a complete food, so lets move on to prepare Chana dal paratha


  1. Maida 500 gms

  2. Salt & Red chilly powder to taste

  3. 200 gms Oil

  4. 1/2 tsp Dhaniya powder

  5. 250 gms Chana dal

  6. 1/2 tsp Garam masala


  • Add salt and 2 tbsp oil to maida.

  • Add water and make a soft dough.

  • Soak chana dal for 6 hours.

  • Boil it in a pressure cooker with a glassful of water. Wait for 1 whistle. Turn off the gas.

  • Drain away the water and grind the dal.

  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a kadahi.

  • Add dal paste and roast it for 3-4 minutes.

  • Add all the masala powder.

  • When it cools down stuff this paste into maida balls.

  • The paranthas should be as thin as a papad.

  • Make soft paranthas an hour before serving.

  • Serve chana dal paratha with aloo dum , raita and chutney.