Mooli Paratha Recipe (Stuffed Mooli Paratha)
Recipe type: Paratha
Cuisine: Punjabi
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Serves: 4 parathas
Stuffed mooli paratha - A delicious punjabi flat-bread recipe of whole wheat flour stuffed with radish filling.
For Paratha Dough
  • Wheat flour (atta) : 1 1/2 cups
  • Oil : 1 tsp
  • Salt : 1 tsp or to taste
  • Water : 2/3 cup or as required
For Mooli Stuffing
  • White radish (mooli) : 1 cup, grated
  • Jeera : 1 tsp
  • Hing : 1/4 tsp
  • Red chili powder: 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder : 2 tsp
  • Aamchur powder : 2 tsp
  • Garam masala powder : 1 tsp
  • Salt : 1 tsp
  • Fresh coriander (hara dhaniya) : 2 tbsp
Other ingredients
  • Oil : 1/2 cup for roasting
For Mooli Stuffing
  1. Grate the radish or mooli finely and squeeze the water out from the mooli completely and keep aside.
  2. In a pan heat oil and once its hot add cumin seeds and hing. Cook for about 30 sec.
  3. Then add the grated radish / mooli to oil and stir well.
  4. Add the dry Indian spices like red chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, amchur powder, ginger, green chilies and fresh coriander leaves. Give a quick stir.
  5. Cook the mooli mixture for about 4-5 min.
For Paratha Dough
  1. In a bowl sieve the wheat flour and add oil and salt. Mix well all the ingredients.
  2. Add water to the flour and knead into paratha dough.
  3. Then rest the dough for about 10 min and the dough is ready to make paratha.
To stuff mooli filling in paratha
  1. Divide the dough into equal size balls.
  2. Take two equal size balls and using a rolling pin and board roll into two medium size rotis.
  3. Keep one roti on the rolling board and spread the mooli stuffing evenly and leave some space on the edges. Apply some oil on the corners so that the second roti sticks.
  4. Now cover it with the second roti and seal the sides properly.
  5. Sprinkle some dry flour on the board and again roll gently.
To roast/fry the mooli paratha
  1. Heat a tawa/skillet and grease tawa/skillet with some oil.
  2. Now place the mooli paratha on tawa and drizzle some oil, cook for about 1 min till golden brown.
  3. Turn to other side and again cook for 1 min till golden brown.
  4. Repeat above steps for rest of paratha.
  5. Delicious stuffed mooli paratha are ready to serve. Serve mooli paratha with chutney, pickle, dahi raita or masala dahi.
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