Mooli Paratha Recipe – How to make Mooli paratha

Mooli Paratha is a whole wheat flatbread stuffed with grated Mooli. It’s lightly seasoned with spices and makes a wholesome breakfast or lunch.

Ingredients to Make Mooli Paratha

  1. Mooli 6-7
  2. Coriander leaves
  3. Carrom Seeds
  4. Salt
  5. Green chillies 1-2
  6. Turmeric powder
  7. Red chilli powder

Method to make the stuffing for Mooli Paratha

  1. Peel the radish and grate it finely.
  2. Add 1 tsp salt and let it rest for 10 minutes.
  3. After 10 mins squeeze out all the water from the radish.
  4. Add 2 tsp crushed carrom seeds, chopped green chillies, ½ tsp turmeric powder, red chili powder ½ tsp and mix it all. Add salt just before making the paratha.

Method to make dough for Mooli Paratha

  1. Take 3 cups wheat flour.
  2. Add ½ tsp salt and 1 tsp oil. Mix it nicely.
  3. Add water slowly and knead a soft dough.
  4. Cover with a damp cloth and let it rest for 10-15 minutes.

Method to stuff and making paratha

  1. Divide the prepared dough into 5-6 balls. Take one of the dough balls and roll it into a round circle and sprinkle some flour on it.
  2. Put around 2 tablespoons of the prepared Mooli stuffing in the center. Don’t overfill else it will be difficult to roll.
  3. Bring all the edges together and pinch to seal the edges. Flatten the dough ball using your hands.
  4. Now using your rolling pin, roll the dough into a circle of 7-8-inch diameter. Apply equal pressure while rolling, to make a round paratha.
  5. Transfer the rolled paratha onto the hot tawa. Cook the side for a minute or two and then flip over. Apply oil on the half-cooked side and flip again.
  6. Now apply oil on the other side as well. Press with a spatula and cook the paratha until both sides have golden brown spots on them. Repeat with the remaining dough balls.
  7. Serve Mooli paratha with pickle or chutney of your choice.

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