Besan ka Parantha

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Besan ka Parantha is a type of Indian bread made with gram flour (besan) combined with wheat flour and added with spices. This is cooked on griddle with oil or ghee. This is a rich source of iron as it is made with gram flour. A healthy and filling start to a perfect day.

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Procedure for making Besan ka Parantha

  1. Take a bowl and put besan, wheat flour, coriander, chili, onion, ghee, salt, haldi and ajwain in it.
  2. Add water to knead and make soft dough. Let it rest for 10 minutes.
  3. Make 4 equal portions of the dough, take one and make shape of a ball.
  4. Dust the dough ball in dry flour and roll with the help of a rolling pin in a round shape.
  5. Place a non-stick tawa or griddle on flame.

Note: You may use this non-stick tawa.

  1. When heated grease with oil and put the parantha on it.
  2. Bake on medium heat till it cooks from lower side then flip it.
  3. Put some oil on it and spread all around, flip the parantha with greased side down.
  4. Repeat on the top now.
  5. When cooked from both sides shift the ready parantha to a serving plate and serve hot with butter and pickle or curry of choice.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Serves: 2

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