One of the best things about paratha is the variety. One paratha place in my area has 99 different types on their menu. You can have it plain, stuff it with one of your favorite veggie, or two veggies or mix them all and call it a mix-veg paratha 🙂 Have also posted beetroot paratha previously. This is one of the many varieties you should try out some time. A spring onion or a green onion paratha.
Finely chopped spring onion(green part) – 1 cup
Finely chopped Onion – 1/2 cup
Wheat atta – 1 and 1/2 cup
Besan/Chickpeas flour – 2 tbsp
Chilli powder – 1 tsp
Garam masala powder – 1 tsp
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Salt – to taste
Moong dal(soaked for about 2 hours) [optional] – 1/2 cup
oil – 1 tbsp to knead the dough
Ghee – to fry the parathas
water – to knead the dough
Mix all the above ingredients and knead it into a soft dough with the same consistency as Chapathi dough. And let it rest for about 30 mins.
Pinch out required quantity of the dough to make a small ball. Dust the pinched out ball in wheat flour and roll it out using a rolling-pin to a round shape(or at least nearly round as in my case 🙂 ) . Then sprinkle some flour on it and lightly coat it with ghee/oil.
Fold it twice to make a triangle.
Now roll it out to make a nice paratha.
Heat a tawa and when heated put the rolled out paratha on the tawa and add ghee on one side. When done flip and apply ghee to the other side as well.
Once it is done properly on both the sides take it out and serve it hot with curds or pickle or tomato ketch and some potato chips as I did.
Happy Eating! 🙂