December 04, 2012

Mooli Paratha


For Dough:
Wheat Flour / Atta – 250 gms + for dusting
Salt -1 tsp
Water as needed
Oil-1 tsp + for frying

For Stuffing:
Onion-1 finely chopped
White Radish / Daikon Radish / Mullangi – 1 large grated in small grater
Green Chilli -1 finely chopped
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi – ½ tsp+ ½ tsp for tossing radish
Chilli Powder-1 tsp
Coriander Powder / Malli Podi -1 tblspn
Cumin Powder / Jeera Podi -1 tsp
Garam Masala Powder -1 tsp
Chat Masala Powder -1 tsp
Ajwain / Omam / Carom Seeds – ½ tsp
Salt to taste
Oil-1 tblspn


First make stuffing..Take grated radish in a colander and place it over a plate. Add ½ tsp of turmeric and some salt and mix well. Let it stand for 30 mins. Now squeeze all the water with your hands and set it aside..Now this can be used for your filling.

Heat oil in a kadai. Add in ajwain and let it sizzle..Add in onions and mix well.

Add green chillies and sauté for 2 mins…Now add in all the spice powders and mix well.

Add in the prepared radish and mix well.Let it cook for 5 mins untill it is cooked and all water has evaporated.

Remove it in a bowl and allow it to cool down.

Make dough by mixing atta and salt in a bowl. Slowly add in water and make into a dough. Apply some oil and let it stand for 30 mins covered.

Divide the dough and stuffing into equal portions.

Take one dough balls and roll it little bit. Take one portion of stuffing and seal the dough from all sides. Now roll this into chapattis. You can dip raw flour if needed.

Heat a tawa and put this on it. After 30 seconds flip it over and apply ghee or oil on top. Flip it again and cook on both sides till light golden and cooked.

Remove it and serve with pickle or raita.

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