Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Matar Paratha/Stuffed Green Peas Paratha ..Version 2

Matar Paratha/Stuffed Green Peas Paratha ..Version 2

For the outer dough

  • Whole wheat flour ..2 cup's
  • Oil ..2 tsp
  •  Salt to taste
  • Water as needed to prepare a soft dough .

For stuffing

  • Green Peas .. 2 cup's
  • Besan /Gramflour .. 1 tblsp
  • Green chilly ..3
  •  Coriander leaves chopped ...2 tsp
  • Oil.. 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds ...1/2 tsp
  •  Hing/Asafoetida ..a generous pinch .
  • Salt to taste .

 Method for outer dough
 In a wide bottomed vessel add the wheat flour, oil,salt n mix ..add water n prepare a soft dough .Set aside for 1/2 an hour . Then make equal golf sized balls of the dough .

Method for stuffing
Wash n  pressure cook green peas just for a whistle .

 Pour the cooked green peas in a  colander ,so that all the water is drained n no moisture retains . Mash it well . 

In a kadai dry roast besan on sim flame , till warm dont burn it ... Remove it ..

In the same kadai add oil,add cumin seeds n stir till it gives a nice aroma ..Remove ..

Add the roasted besan n cumin seeds to the mashed cooked peas along with finely chopped green chilly n coriander leaves 'salt  n mix well ... Make lemon sized ball of it ...

 Divide the dough into equal sized balls . 

Take the dough ball , dust n roll into a disc , place the stuffing in the centre n close from all sides . 

Roll into thick paratha 

Heat a tawa n place the paratha n roast on both sides applying butter or ghee. 

Serve hot with curds n pickle . 

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