Friday, September 28, 2007

Chawal Paratha

Not much of background of this dish.. but surely an invention lately while dealing with college, exams, assignments and cooking :D Better title for this post could be: cooking more quantity when u get time or husband cooks or cooking on weekends.. This rice paratha is a result of cooking more on a friday to have a lovely relaxed breakfast on Saturday.. My chawal/rice parathas prepared using leftover cooked rice hops over to Nandita for WBB#15-Leftovers

Chawal/Rice Paratha


4-5 parathas

Preparation Time:

20-30 mins

What you need:

For the cover:
2 cup Wheat flour (Atta)
1-2 tsp Salt
1 tbsp Oil

For the filling:
1.5-2 cups cooked Rice (Leftover stale rice is perfect)
4-5 Green Chillies
1 inch Ginger
3-4 cloves of Garlic
1 tsp Corriander Powder
1 tsp Cumin Powder
2-3 strands of Corriander, finely chopped
Juice of 1/2 lemon(optional)

How to proceed:

For the cover:
1) Mix all ingredients and knead into soft dough
2) Keep aside for 15-20 mins

For the filling:
1) Mash the rice properly to small pieces
2) Put chillies, ginger in blender and blend to a paste, add this to mashed rice
3) Add the remaining ingredients and mix well
4) Divide the filling into 4-5 balls of equal size

Putting it all together:
1)Divide the dough into 4-5 parts. [the size of each part should be nearly same to size of part of each filling]
2) Roll the dough to diameter of approx 4 inches
3) Put the stuffing/filling in the middle and get the ends of dough together and close so that the filling does not come out
4) Roll the parathas using wheat/rice flour
5) Roast on hot girdle on both sides till brown spots appear using oil/ghee/butter
6) Serve hot wit raitas, curd or pickles!

* The sticky rice works perfect for this! Btw, did I say that this is my first post from college PC drafted during lunch break! :D


Asha said...

Great recipe! I am into stuffed Parathas these days! Thanks A!:))

Mansi said...

nice one...we make them all the time!! I've also posted recipe about Rice bhajiyas on my blog:)

Roopa said...

wow never thought of it great one !

Nupur said...

Now that's the kind of breakfast for a carba-holic like me! Are you enjoying your classes?? Doing your homework like a good girl :D? (I'm teasing you because I am also taking classes and we are in the same boat...)

Tee said...

College is making you even more creative ;) Chawal paratha sounds delicious and you get best of both worlds ! :)

Padma said...

Wow that looks like normal wheat rotis to me...incredible Aarti!

TheCooker said...

Rice in a paratha...ajoon kay pahije?

Anonymous said...

Pretty nice one, I am poor at making parathas. When ever I see thin stuffed paratha, I wonder how do you make it. I may want to try this and will let you know, how it turned out.

truptim said...

rice paratha .. i didn't heard that first..but i will try it

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I have never eaten a chawal prantha. but i will surely try this. thanks for sharing such a good recipe, i had never listen.