peas paratha recipe
 
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peas paratha recipe, tasty healthy paratha recipe with green peas stuffing.
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 2 - 3
Ingredients
  • for dough:
  • whole wheat flour - 2 cups
  • salt - ½ teaspoon
  • oil - 1 tablespoon
  • water - as required
  • for peas stuffing:
  • green peas - 1 and ¼ cups
  • cumin seeds - ½ teaspoon
  • ginger - ½ teaspoon, grated
  • gram flour or besan - ½ tablespoon, roasted
  • green chili - 1, finely chopped
  • asafoetida powder or hing - a pinch
  • garam masala - ¼ teaspoon
  • coriander powder - ½ teaspoon
  • amchur powder - ½ teaspoon
  • coriander leaves - 1 tablespoon, finely chopped
  • salt - to taste
  • oil or ghee - for making paratha
Method
  1. Add wheat flour to a bowl along with salt, and mix well. Add water little by little and knead it to a smooth but firm dough. Cover the dough with a wet muslin cloth and keep it aside for 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. After 20 minutes, take the dough, add 1 tablespoon of oil, and knead well. Divide the dough into equal sized balls. Keep aside covered.
  3. Cook green peas with enough water, until they get soft and tender. Transfer the cooked peas to a colander and drain all the excess water.
  4. Transfer the green peas to a bowl, and mash well using a potato masher.
  5. Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and let it sizzle. Now add the green chili and saute for a few seconds.
  6. Add the green peas mixture, along with salt, coriander powder, garam masala, amchur powder, saute for a few minutes in a medium flame.
  7. Finally, add chopped coriander leaves, turn off the flame. You can also use lemon juice instead of amchur powder.
  8. Allow the mixture to cool, divide into equal sized balls. Keep aside.
  9. for making green peas paratha
  10. Take each dough ball, press it a little and make a disc shape. Place one ball of green peas stuffing at the center.
  11. Pull all the edges towards the center and seal them properly without leaving any gap. You will get a ball shape.
  12. Now, press the ball gently, dust it with wheat flour, and place it on a rolling board. Roll it to a ¼-inch thick circle.
  13. Meanwhile, heat a tawa on a medium flame. Place the rolled paratha onto the hot tawa and cook on a medium flame till bubbles appear on top. Then flip it to the other side.
  14. Apply oil or ghee on the upper surface. Flip it again and apply oil or ghee on that side too.
  15. Flip and cook the matar paratha on both the sides until golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
  16. Serve matar paratha with plain yogurt or with raita.
Recipe by Vegetarian Indian Recipes at http://vegetarianindianrecipes.com/peas-paratha-recipe-matar-paratha/