Sattu Paratha


For the dough:
Whole wheat flour – 1 cup
Oil – 1tsp
Turmeric powder – a pinch

For the filling:
Sattu powder – 3 to 4 tbsp
Onion – 1 big
Green chilli – 1
Garlic cloves – 2 to 3 cloves
Ginger – 1/2 inch
Coriander leaves – a handful
Pickle oil (optional) – 1 tsp
Lemon – 1/2
Mustard oil – 1 tsp
Ajwain /Carrom seeds – 1/2 tsp

Oil for shallow frying
Wheat flour for rolling parathas


Dough: In a large bowl, add wheat flour and all the ingredients except water. Mix well. Add water little by little and mix into a tight dough. Set the dough aside for half an hour.

Filling: Make a coarse paste of green chilli,ginger and garlic.
Chop the onion into small pieces.

In a bowl, add all the ingredients for the filling along with greenchilli+ginger+garlic paste and chopped onions.
Mix well and let it rest for 10 to 15 minutes.
Adding of salt to the filling mixture will leave out some moisture.
After 15 minutes, try to see if small ball can be made with the filling mixture.
If the filling mixture turns too moist, add a tsp or more of sattu powder,mix well and make small ball of all the mixture and set aside.

Take a small ball of the dough. Roll into a small disc. In the center, keep the filling ball,cover the filling with the dough fully.
Roll into large disc adding required wheat flour as and when required.

Heat a griddle .Once it hot, cook the parathas on both sides well by smearing little oil.

Serve the parathas with white butter or curd.


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