Mooli Ka Paratha

A pan fried Indian bread belonging to Punjabi cuisine , hot Mooli Paratha is a relish during cold winter mornings. In this recipe Indian bread made with whole wheat is stuffed with grated radish with very minimal seasoning.

  1. Radish... 2 cups , grated
  2. Nigella seeds or Kalonji...1/2 tsp
  3. Green Chili...4 , grated
  4. Whole wheat...2 cups
  5. All Purpose flour...1/4 cup
  6. Salt...to taste
  7. Oil...very little
  8. ...makes about 5 parathas
  1. Mix whole wheat , all purpose flour , pinch of salt with lukewarm water and knead into a soft dough.
  2. Cover the dough with damp cloth and keep for 15 minutes to allow the protein in all purpose flour to stretch.
  3. Heat very little oil in a Kadai , add nigella seeds and saute till mildly aromatic. Add grated radish , green chili , salt to taste and cook covered for 5 minutes in medium to low heat or till done.
  4. Divide the dough into equal portions , stuff with radish filing and roll into parathas.
  5. Drizzle a pan or tava with few drops of oil and pan fry the parathas to serve.