Recipe type: Breakfast
Chilkewale parathe, not just kids but adults too need a fair amount of protein to make up for the wear and tear of body cells, boost immunity as well as for body building. Hence , what can be more right than these parathas, which are not only healthy and delicious but also filling! serve with curds to further raise the protein quotient of your meal.
- 1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
- ¼ cup green moong dal (split green gram)
- ¼ cup finely chopped onions
- 2 tsp coarsely powdered coriander (dhania) seeds
- 1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
- ¼ cup boiled , peeled and mashed potatoes
- ½ tsp oil
- salt to taste
- Other Ingredients
- ½ tsp oil for kneading
- whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
- 1 tbsp oil for cooking
- Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and knead into soft dough using enough water. Cover with a wet muslin cloth and keep aside for 10 minutes.
- Knead again using oil till smooth and divide it into 6 equal portions.
- Roll out each portion into 150 mm (6”) diameter thick circles using wheat flour for rolling.
- Cook on a tava (griddle), using ½ tsp of oil, till light brown spots appear on both the sides. Serve hot.
Soak ½ cup of green moong dal in enough water for 2 hours. Drain the water along with the skin using a sieve. Discard the water and use ¼ cup of the skin as mentioned in the above recipe. Soaked dal can be used to make any other recipe.