Mooli (Raddish) Paratha

Sunday to Sunday we make paratha’s at house. And out of many Mooli Paratha is my hubby’s most favorite paratha. He wants them well done as Mummyji’s style. This specific recipe straight comes from my Mother in-laws (Mummyji’s)  kitchen. Follow the steps as below  to get it right.

Ingredients for Dough:

  • Wheat Flour – 2 cups
  • Water as per consistency (stiff dough)
  • 1tbsp oil (In my version I have not used it but if you would like you can add it)
  • Ajwain seeds
  • Salt to taste

Ingredients for Stuffing:

  • 3 medium Mooli (Raddish) grated
  • 1/2 tbsp Jeera (Cumin seeds)
  • 1/2 tbsp Coriander/Jeera powder
  • 4 Green chillies, chopped finely
  • 1/2 tbsp ginger grated
  • 2 tbsp Coriander leaves
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric (Its optional if you want to maintain the mooli color than don’t add)

Preparations:

I have included all the steps with the image so you can relate  with the picture posted.

Wheat Dough

Sieve the wheat flour add salt & Ajwain. Add water and knead to stiff dough. Cover and keep aside.

  • Peel the skin off from radish and grate it.Mix with salt and set it aside.
  • After few minutes squeeze the excess water from the radish mixture thoroughly.
  • Heat a pan with oil and splutter jeera, than add green chilli,ginger and fry well for few seconds.
  • Add the squeezed radish to the mixture and also add all other ingredients for stuffing.
  • Mix well and let it be on stove till all the moisture evaporates and the stuffing becomes dry on medium flame.(for 10-15mins)
  • Once stuffing is ready, let is cool down. Below is the picture of the mixture.
Mooli

Mooli (Raddish) stuffing is ready

Make Dough Balls

Make Dough Balls

Dust the dough balls

Dust the dough balls liberally and roll out.

Roti

Roll out two individual roti for two layer of paratha.

Paratha

Now place one roti in bottom, spread the Mooli stuffing evenly on roti.

Paratha

Now cover the top with the other layer of roti we made previously. And press all over the sides.

Paratha

Place the paratha on hot skillet/ tava and cook untill you seelight brown spots appearing and than turn over to other side.

Paratha

Spread oil over the parantha and press to make it crispy well done and brown on both sides.

Paratha

Mooli Layer Paratha is all ready and hot to be served with Raita , Yogurt/ Curd/ Dahi or Pickle or Chutney.

 

** Hope you enjoy the layer paratha recipe from my mother in law’s kitchen **

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