Chapati is the most common breakfast in India. This whole wheat flat bread can be made interesting by stuffing it with different ingredients.
Any stuffing can be used to make paratha. Here the step by step pic pictorial procedure for onion stuffed wheat paratha. parathas can be had for breakfast or a quick brunch or lunch. These parathas make for a complete meal.
As far as onion paratha is concerned it is very easy to make. on top of it, onions are easily available in any kitchen and more so in an Indian kitchen. onions are always there in my kitchen, except on days when we fast and abstain from onion & garlic.
It can be accompanied with vegetable curry, raita, thick curd or any kind of pickle as side dish.
- Wheat flour – 1 12 cups
- Onion – (1 – 2)
- Salt – 14 tsp
- Red chili powder – 1 tsp
- Cumin powder – 12 tsp
- Garam masala powder – 12 tsp
- Curry leaves – 2 sprigs
- Coriander leaves – 3 sprigs
- Water – 34 cup
- Oil / Ghee – 1 tbsp
- Take a wide bottomed vessel. Add wheat flour, salt and little ghee (optional) to it.
- Add water little by little to it and knead it well. Let it rest for 20-30 minutes.
- Meanwhile finely chop the onion, curry leaves and coriander leaves. Mix the onion, curry leaves, coriander leaves, little salt, red chili powder, cumin powder and garam masala powder.
- Now take a small ball sized dough and dust with wheat flour. Roll out the dough into small round shape using rolling pin. Keep a spoon full of onion mix in the center of the dough.
- Join the edges and make a flat round.
- Roll out the onion stuffed wheat dough carefully.
- Heat a tawa. Place the paratha on it. Drizzle some oil or ghee on it.
- Flip the paratha and cook it on the other side. Repeat it till the paratha is cooked well on both the sides. Serve hot.
- Chopped green chili can also added if preferred. It might disturb u while eating :p
- Any other combination of masala can also be used.