Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Mooli - Radish Paratha




The stuffed parathas that I knew  while growing up were Aloo paratha and Gobi paratha.Once my daughter was born, I started using any of the vegetables that my daughter doesn't fancy as the stuffing ,since she loved  eating stuffed parathas irrespective of the stuffing used .This post is dedicted to my choosy daughter who made me a better cook through her own stubborn ways.
Ingredients:
White Radish-1(grated)
Green chillies-2(finely chopped)
Red chilli flakes-1 tsp(according to spice tolerance level)
Cumin powder-1/2 tsp
Garam masala-1/2 tsp
Salt-1/2tsp or to taste
Wheat flour-1 and 1/2 cups
Oil or Butter for buttering the finished parathas
Method:
Mix radish with 1/2 teasppon of salt and set aside for 10 minutes.Radish will leave some water. Squeeze it dry preserving the water that is squeezed out..Now use 1/2 cup and a tablespoon of this water and mix it with the wheat flour to make a smooth dough just like that for chapathi.Cover and keep the dough for 15 minutes. Meanwhile dry roast radish in a pan and to the dry radish add the remaining ingredients (except oil/butter). Divide dough into approx 8 balls. Divide Radish mixture into 8 equal portions.Roll out one dough ball into a small disc use enough dry flour to prevent sticking. Place one portion of Radish mixture at the center of the disc.Wrap the dough around the Radish mixture to form a ball. Roll out  ball to form the paratha. Shake off any excess dry flour and place the paratha on a hot skillet or tava.

When bubbles appear, flip the paratha over.Wait approx 30 – 40 secs . Flip the paratha back to the other side and gently press to cook. Continue this till both sides are cooked.Spread a little butter onto both sides once you remove from the skillet .Serve hot with pickle or yogurt.
Sending this over to A Veggie/ Fruit a Month,event  by Priya hosted by Sweet Artichoke.

23 comments:

  1. Prefect looking healthy parathas..

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  2. Mooli paratha tastes so good with plain curd..

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  3. indeed vidhya, the things we do to make them eat a few morsels of food esp veggies ! lovely post

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  4. looks very healthy paratha..

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  5. Delicious paratha..Love to have tih some pickle.

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  6. Yesterday I prepared radish paratha's for dinner !!! Ur paratha's look perfect and delicious !!!!

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  7. love it for breakfast with boondi raita..YUM :)

    US Masala

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  8. I love mooli parathas!!! Perfect with just plain curd or raita...
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  9. Oh, it sounds and looks fantastic!

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  10. Healthy and delicious paratha..Looks perfect!

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  11. Healthy Parathas !!! I have got an award for you. Please come by and collect it. :-)

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  12. I love this healthy parathas..urs luks so soft n inviting:)

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  13. first time here.....wow...u have such a wonderful space....I was going thru some of your recipes....u have quiet a collection dear !happy to follow u !

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  14. A very delicious looking paratha! Thanks for sending it to this month's event.

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  15. I've come across and even tasted parathas with quite a few veggies, but never raddish- lovely!

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