Paratha, a flat bread filled with grated radish and spices to makes a wholesome meal. Smeared with ghee and pan fried this paratha is savoured along with pickle and raita.
2 - White radish, finely grated
4 to 6 - Green chili, chopped finely
1'' piece - Ginger, finely grated
1/2 tsp - Ajwain
1/2 tsp - Garam masala powder
1/2 tsp - Coriander powder
3 tbsp - Coriander leaves, chopped finely
Salt to taste
For the dough
3 cup - Wheat flour
Water to knead the dough
1 ) Mix enough water with wheat flour and make a stiff dough. Place the dough in the refrigerator for 15 minutes. This will help to tightened the dough. You can use the water squeezed out of the radish to knead the dough, to get more radish flavor.
2 ) Squeeze water from the grated radish very well. Sprinkle little salt on the squeezed radish and keep it aside for 30 minutes. Again squeeze and take out the water. Then mix all the masala powders, chili, ginger, coriander leaves and salt. Mix and keep the filling ready.
3 ) Make small key lime size balls of the dough. To make one paratha, roll out 2 dough balls. In one rolled out dough, spread the filling. Place the other rolled out dough on top of the filled dough. Press the edges to seal in. Dust with flour and roll out the paratha.
4 ) Heat a tawa or a nonstick pan, on medium heat and place the paratha in it. Smear some ghee / oil on top and around the paratha. Flip and cook evenly on both sides, till it's golden brown in colour on both sides.
Serve with raita and pickle.
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