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dal ka paratha
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3.84 from 6 votes

Dal ka paratha - Mung dal stuffed flatbread

Mung dal paratha is a great way to use left-over dal.Healthy & protein-packed.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: dal ka paratha, dal paratha
Servings: 4



  • 1 cup moong dal soaked for few hours in water
  • 1 teaspoon amchur dry mango powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon green chillies
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 small bunch of coriander chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala powder optional

for flatbread dough

  • wholemeal flour
  • salt as per taste
  • water to knead a soft dough
  • oil to cook the breadbread
  • Makes 9-10 paratha


  • Boil the mung dal for 15-20 minutes or until soft,do not overcook it.
  • Drain the excess water and allow to cool down.
  • Heat oil,add ginger & chillies,saute for few minutes.
  • Add the cooked dal with spices,cook for few minutes,turn off the heat.
  • Knead a soft dough,roll a portion of dough into a small round flatbread
  • Add 2 tablespoon of stuffing and gently close from all ends.
  • Roll it slowly into a stuffed flatbread
  • Cook on an iron pan using 1 teaspoon oil on both sides
  • Serve hot with mint chutney
    if vegan or with some yogurt raita.


Serving: 2g