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Saturday, June 5, 2010

Peas Parata

Ingredients:
2.5 cups Wheat flour
3 cups soaked Green Peas / frozen Green Peas
2 medium sized Potatoes / Aloo
12 - 15 Coriander leaves
Pinch of Turmeric powder
1/2 - 3/4 tsp Ginger Garlic paste
1/2 tsp Garam Masala
1 - 1.5 tsp Chilly powder
1/4 tsp Cumin seed powder
1/4 tsp Coriander seed powder
3/4 tsp Mango powder / Amchoor powder
Salt to taste
4 tsp Oil / Ghee
Butter

Recipe:
Cook the potatoes in a pressure cooker. (2-3 whistles) Once the pressure goes off, remove the outer cover of potatoes, grate them as shown in the picture below. Pressure cook the soaked/frozen green peas by adding very little amount of water. (2-3 whistles) Once the pressure goes off, drain the water and mash them properly as shown in the picture below. Chop the coriander leaves into small pieces.

Put 2 tsp oil in a pan and heat it. Add ginger garlic paste and fry them for about 1 min. Add chopped coriander leaves, turmeric powder and fry them for about 1-2 mins in medium flame. Add grated potato, mashed green peas, salt, garam masala, mango powder, chilly powder, cumin seed powder, coriander seed powder and mix them well. Keep the palya in low flame for about 2-3 mins.

Mix wheat flour, 2 tsp hot oil/ghee, salt and knead the dough by adding sufficient amount of warm water. Keep the dough aside by covering a lid for about 20-30 mins.

Take little amount of dough and make a round ball.

Roll the ball little bit by using sufficient amount of dry wheat flour as shown in the picture below. Take little amount of prepared masala and place it over the rolled chapathi as shown in the picture below.

Close up bringing the sides together carefully, shape into a ball again as shown in the picture below.

Roll the ball again by using sufficient amount of dry wheat flour as shown in the picture below.

Heat the tava and cook the parata by putting butter on both the sides of parata as shown in the picture below.

Serve hot along with curd masala and pickle or any curries. The above mentioned ingredients will serve 10-12 Peas Paratas.

4 comments:

Dipika said...

Greem peas paratas look perfect..
it reminds me of my first experiment i did after my marriage...I directly mixed the frozen peas and made stuffed paratas....mann it was not at all tasty....This method I am sure adds lots of spice n taste to the paratas....
Thanks for shraing...

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Leena said...

Paratas looks perfect and yummy!

ಸಾಗರದಾಚೆಯ ಇಂಚರ said...

yummy yummy

Greeshma said...

have to try this once! can we make out the peas taste?