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Moong Dal Paratha (Yellow Split Moong Dal Flat Bread)
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Moong Dal Paratha (Yellow Split Moong Dal Flat Bread)

A very soft, tasty and healthy parathas packed with the benefits of moong dal.
Course Breakfast, Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Keyword healthy, kids, lunchbox, mung, paratha, proteinrich
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 15 parathas
Calories 88kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup split moong dal boiled and mashed
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves chopped
  • 1/2 tbsp ginger paste
  • 1/2 tbsp garlic paste
  • 1 green chili finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp chat masala
  • 1 tsp dry mango powder (amchur)
  • 1 tsp cumin powder (roasted)
  • salt as per taste
  • oil for roasting the parathas
  • extra flour for dusting the parathas while rolling them.

Instructions

  • In a bowl take the boiled and mashed moong dal. Add all the spices ( turmeric powder, asafoetida, red chili powder, garam masala powder, chat masala powder, dry mango or amchur powder, cumin powder and salt), sesame seeds, ginger garlic paste and oil.
    Moong Dal Paratha (Yellow Split Moong Dal Flat Bread)
  • Add the wheat flour and chopped mint leaves and chopped green chili. Mix well.
    Moong Dal Paratha (Yellow Split Moong Dal Flat Bread)
  • Knead the dough. The dough will be kneaded with the boiled moong dal. No water is needed. Rest it for 5 minutes.
    Moong Dal Paratha (Yellow Split Moong Dal Flat Bread)
  • Take a ball and flatten it. Dust it with the flour and roll it into a circle.
    Moong Dal Paratha (Yellow Split Moong Dal Flat Bread)
  • Roast the paratha on the heated flat pan.
    Moong Dal Paratha (Yellow Split Moong Dal Flat Bread)
  • Flip it on the other side and apply oil.
  • Roast it on both the sides till golden spots appear. Similary make the other parathas.
  • The parathas are ready to serve.

Notes

Generally the dough of the parathas is kneaded without adding water. The moisture in the moong dal helps in binding the dough while kneading. However, if you feel the dough is dry then use very little water or curd for kneading into soft dough.

Nutrition

Calories: 88kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0.001g | Cholesterol: 0.1mg | Sodium: 1080mg | Potassium: 86mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.9mg