April 05, 2013

Peas Paratha

  •  Frozen peas -  1 & 1/2 cups
  • Green chilli - 3
  • Ginger - 2 inch pieces
  • Garam masala powder – 3/4 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/8 tsp
  •  Ajwain/jeera  - 1 tsp
  • Chopped coriander leaves - 2 tblsp
  •  Lemon juice(optional)  - 1 tsp
  • Salt as needed

  • First make the dough and let it rest for 1/2 hour, mix  flour with salt and oil and add warm water to make a soft and smooth dough.
  • Pressure cook peas with a pinch of sugar mixed, don’t add water. Cool down. 
  • Grind green chilli and ginger first roughly and then add the green peas and grind coarsely.
  • Mix salt,garam masala,turmeric,ajwain,coriander leaves and lemon(if desired) with the peas and make equal sized balls out of both dough and peas stuffing.
  • Roll thick circle and keep the stuffing inside and cover the stuffing and make a ball. Roll it out with generous dusting with flour and make out thick parathas.
  • Cook on both sides until golden spots appear, with oil/ghee drizzled over. 

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