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Bikaneri Chana Dal Paratha

Recipe by Mariya chauhan of Modasa, IN


Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 500 g Maida
    • Salt & Red chilly powder, to taste
    • 200 g Oil 
    • ½ tsp. Dhaniya powder 
    • 250 g Chana dal
    • ½ tsp Garam masala


    1. Add salt and 2 tbsp oil to maida. Add water and make a soft dough. Soak chana dal for 6 hours. Boil it in a pressure cooker with a glassful of water. Wait for 1 whistle. Turn off the gas.
    2. Drain away the water and grind the dal. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a kadahi.
    3. Add dal paste and roast it for 3-4 minutes. Add all the masala powder.
    4. When it cools down stuff this paste into maida balls. The paranthas should be as thin as a papad.
    5. Make soft paranthas an hour before serving.
    6. Serve with Aloo Dum Masala, Raita and Chutney.



    same reipe as seen at tarla dalal's site, only some modification is done, name changed and picture copied from there.