Parathas are quite favoured at home and these quick onion parathas are a great option for either breakfast or dinner. Makes an excellent lunch box item as it tastes good even while cold.
My elder one is quite fond of parathas over plain rotis / chapatis anyday. And she loved this too.
Do make this and let me know how you enjoyed it.
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This goes to Day 2 of BM 84 Tawa dishes – event hosted by Archana
Prep time : 15 mins, cooking time : 20 mins, makes : 6
Atta / wholewheat flour – 1 cup (1 cup= 240 ml)
Salt – to taste
oil – 3 tsp
onions grated – 1/2 cup
ajwain / carrom seeds – 1/2 tsp
turmeric – 1/2 tsp
besan / gramflour – 2 tbsp
chopped chillies, coriander leaves – to taste
sift flours, add salt, oil (2 tsp) and mix well. now add the rest of the ingredients except the oil. Add warm water and make to a semi soft dough. cover and rest for 10 mins.
heat tava, roll out small parathas or the size you prefer from each equal sized roundel.
Lay it on the tava, smear a little oil on both sides and cook till golden spots appear.
serve hot with any raita or pickle or simply with curd.
PS: you can add umpteen ingredients to this simple mix-n-make paratha. like paneer, methi, alu or simply any other vegetable. You may also saute the onions and use it as a fillign to make stuffed paratha. Either way, its yummy and quick.