ONION PARATHA






Onion is a quintessential ingredient used in Indian cooking to prepare curries, sauces, chutneys, rice varieties, etc. Today's recipe is a simple recipe of paratha with onion as the main ingredient. This recipe does not require many ingredients or hours of preparation and hence is a perfect recipe you can turn to when you have little time and yet wish to have a change from your regular routine.

Ingredients

2 cups whole wheat flour
2 tbsp oil
1 onion thinly sliced
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp salt (or to taste)
¼ tsp turmeric powder
½ tsp garam masala powder
½ tsp dry mango powder (amchur)
Water as required
Butter

Method
  • Heat a tbsp of oil in a non stick pan and saute the onions till golden.
  • Add salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, dry mango powder and saute for a few seconds till the raw smell goes. Allow it to cool down slightly.
  • Take a bowl, add flour and the sauteed onion mix and mix well.
  • Add water little by little and knead to form a smooth dough.
  • Add a tbsp of oil and knead again till the dough turns soft.
  • Cover with a lid and set aside for an hour.
  • Divide the dough into 6 or 8 equal balls and keep ready.
  • Lightly dust with flour and roll out each ball to form a medium sized paratha.
  • Heat a tava and cook the paratha on both sides applying butter till nice brown patches are seen.
  • In the same way prepare the remaining parathas.
  • Serve hot with curd, dal, mutter paneer or any gravy of your choice.


15 comments:

  1. Really I use it almost every day cooking..Onion is any forms is an imp ingredient in our house...Yummy paratha

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  2. The parathas should have tasted delicious with the onions..

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  3. lovely idea...flavorful and tasty paratha..thanks for sharing!

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  4. Looks very inviting :) Nice clicks and a great recipe :)

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  5. During my hostel days in Delhi a roommate used to make these and I loved them......never tried myself.

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  6. looks delicious, Amina, I love the additions of the onions, very flavourful.

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  7. i would love to try this out...yummy recipe

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  8. Assalam-O-Alaikum dear,
    We use onions almost every day cooking thought never tried onion pratha, new to me.
    Take care and have a lovely week ahead!

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  9. nice parathas Amina. good clicks too

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  11. yummmy! mouth watering..I am an onion lover actually!! love onion recipes & this pratha is new to me actually!!

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