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3 Aug 2014

Double Decker Paratha





Ingredients
For The Dough
2 cups whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1 tbsp ghee
salt to taste

For The Carrot Stuffing
1 1/2 cups grated carrot
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste

For The Green Peas Stuffing
1 1/2 cups boiled green peas
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
ghee for cooking
Method 
For the dough
Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a semi-soft dough using enough warm water. Cover and keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes. .

For the carrot stuffing
Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
When the seeds crackle, add the green chillies, carrots, lemon juice, coriander and
Salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
Divide the stuffing into 4 equal portions and keep aside.

For the green peas stuffing
Heat the oil in a non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
When the seeds crackle, add the green chillies, green peas, coriander and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while mashing the green peas lightly with a potato masher.
Divide the stuffing into 4 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed
Divide the dough into 12 equal portions and roll each portion into a 150 mm. (6”) diameter roti using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
Cook 3 rotis lightly on a hot tava (griddle) and keep aside.
Place 1 semi-cooked roti on a flat, dry surface and spread 1 portion of the carrot stuffing evenly over it. Cover it with 1 more semi-cooked roti and spread 1 portion of the green peas stuffing over it. Again place 1 more semi-cooked roti over it and press it firmly to seal the edges so that the stu
Cook the parathas on a hot non-stick tava (griddle), using a little ghee, till it turns golden brown in colour from both sides.
Repeat the steps 2 to 4 to make 3 more parathas.
Serve immediately

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