Bikaneri Parantha


Bikaneri Parantha

Bikaneri Parantha (can be called paratha or porotta)
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 6 people



  • Mix together maida, salt, 2 tbsp of oil along with some water and knead it to make a smooth dough.
  • Soak Bengal gram for 6 hours.
  • Boil it in a pressure cooker with a glassful of water and cook for 1 whistle.
  • Drain off the excess water and grind the dal.
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan or a kadai.
  • Add dal paste and roast it for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add red chilly powder, coriander powder and the garam masala powder and cook again to get rid of the raw smell of the powders.
  • Allow this mixture to cool.
  • Stuff this paste into maida balls.
  • The paranthas should be as thin as a papad.
  • Make soft paranthas an hour before serving.
  • :- Serve with Aloo Dum Masala, Raita and Chutney. :- Makes about 50 thin paranthas.
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