Thursday, February 24, 2011

Cucumber Paratha


Whole wheat flour (atta) - 1 1/2 cups
Sesame seed / yellu - 1tbs
Salt to taste
Grated Cucumber - 1/2 cup
Chopped Coriander - 2tbs
Red chili powder - 1 tsp
Water if required
Oil - 2 tbsps
Ghee as required

1. Take whole-wheat flour in a bowl, add Grated Cucumber(with Skin), Chopped Coriander, Sesame seed, salt, chilli powder, and water if required and knead into a dough. Cover and set aside for fifteen minutes.
2. Divide the dough into eight equal portions. Roll into balls. Roll the balls in dry flour and Roll out into medium thick paranthas.
3. Heat a tawa and place a parantha on it. Cook on medium heat for two minutes. Turn and apply ghee on the cooked side. Turn again and apply some more ghee on the other side too. Cook till both sides turn a golden brown.
4. Serve hot with chutney.