Onion Paratha | Pyaaz ke Parathe
Parathas are a perfect option for breakfast or for packing them in lunch box for kids or for office goers. Onion parathas can be made by stuffing the onion mixture into the parathas or adding the onion mixture into the dough and then rolling them out into parathas. We have prepared the parathas as per the latter method.
While preparing stuffing, make sure that onions are completely cooked and there is no moisture remaining in the mixture.
These onion parathas gets ready quickly and are easy-to-make. They are a great choice when you want to make something quickly with ingredients that are easily available in your kitchen.
Serve these onion parathas with plain curd or with masala dahi or any accompaniment.
You can also serve these parathas with any gravy sabzi/curry like –
Sev Tamatar ki Sabzi
Restaurant Style Mixed Vegetable Sabzi
Mixed Vegetables in Spinach Gravy
If you are looking for more Paratha recipes, do have a look at these recipes –
Stuffed Moong Dal Paratha
Leftover Dal Paratha
Whole Wheat Vegetable Pockets
Onion Paratha Recipe | Pyaaz ke Parathe
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Ingredients (1 cup = 240 ml)
- 1 cup whole wheat flour/gehun ka atta + flour for rolling
- 2 medium sized onions finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon oil + oil for making parathas
- 1 broken dry red chili deseeded
- ½ tsp cumin seeds/jeera
- 1 green chili cut into 2 pieces/finely chopped
- ½ teaspoon coriander powder/dhania powder
- ½ teaspoon jeera/cumin powder
- ¼ teaspoon garam masala powder
- ¼ teaspoon chaat masala
- water for kneading dough
- salt to taste
- Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add dry red chili and cumin seeds.
- Once it splutters, add green chilli and finely chopped onions and sprinkle a pinch of salt. Saute until onions turn transparent. Adding salt while cooking onions, prevents it from sticking and getting burnt.
- Then add coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder and chaat masala and saute for 1-2 minutes till everything gets blended well. Adjust salt level at this stage.
- Remove from flame and allow it cool for a while.
- In a wide bowl, add wheat flour, salt (just about a pinch) and prepared onion mixture. Mix well and prepare a soft and smooth dough adding water gradually. In the end add about a teaspoon oil and knead well. Cover and keep it aside for 10-15 minutes.
- Divide the dough into 5 equal parts and make balls out of it.
- Dust a little flour and roll out the dough into a paratha.
- Heat a tawa/non stick pan and place the paratha.
- Cook the paratha using little oil till golden brown spots appears on both sides.
- Repeat the same steps to make more parathas.
- Serve these yummy onion parathas hot with curd or chutney or pickle.
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