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Suran stuuffed paratha

Recipe by Divya of Valsad, IN

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Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 500 gm suran (elephant's foot yam)
    • 2 tbsp ghee + for frying
    • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
    • 1 tbsp garlic paste
    • 1 tsp ginger paste
    • 1 tsp green chilly paste
    • 2 tsp red chilly pwd
    • 2 tsp coriander pwd
    • 1/2 tsp cumin pwd
    • 1/2 tsp turmeric pwd
    • 1 tsp garam masala pwd
    • 1 tsp sugar
    • 1 tbsp pwd of roasted ground nut
    • 1 tbsp dry coconut finely grated
    • 1 tbsp roasted sesame seeds
    • 1 tsp. lemon juice
    • 1/2 cup coriander leaves finely chopped
    • salt to taste
    For dough:
    • 3 cups wheat flour + 1 cup for rolling
    • 4 tbsp oil
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • water


    1. Make dough like chappati soft and pliable and keep aside for 30 min
    2. Pressure cook suran for 3 whistles
    3. Cool and grate
    4. In a non stick pan heat ghee and add mustard seeds.After spluttering add ginger paste + garlic paste + green chiily paste and turmeric. Fry for 10 sec and add suran and salt.
    5. Cook for 2 min and let moisture evaporate.
    6. Add remaining ingredients and cook for 5 min uncovered
    7. Take out in a plate and cool and make 12 equal balls
    8. Make equal 12 balls of the dough 
    9. Take a ball of the dough and make a bowl (katori) shape. Stuff the suran ball and cover from all side and press lightly
    10. Roll in dry flour and flatten with hand and then with a rolling pin about 5 inch in size
    11. Put it on a medium hot griddle, turn it and allow to cook from other side Put some ghee and fry from both sides till light brown
    12. Make rest of the parathas in the same manner
    13. Serve hot with plain curd or raita




    Dear Hanabee, it is from yam family and it is biggest in size with brown skin and it is light brown inside.Its appearance is like elephant's foot hence it is called elephant foot yam.


    What is elephant's foot????

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