Chilkewale Parathe, Protein Rich Recipes

Chilkewale Parathe, Protein Rich Recipes

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Chilkewale Parathe, not just kids but adults too need a fair amount of protein to make up for the wear and tear of body cells, boost immunity as well as for body building.

Hence , what can be more right than these parathas, which are not only healthy and delicious but also filling! Serve with curds to further raise the protein quotient of your meal.

Chilkewale Parathe, Protein Rich Recipes recipe - How to make Chilkewale Parathe, Protein Rich Recipes

Soaking time:  2 hours   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 parathas
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1/4 cup green moong dal (split green gram) , soaked for 2 hours and drained
1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1/4 cup boiled , peeled and mashed potatoes
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
2 tsp coriander (dhania) powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp oil
salt to taste
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
3 1/2 tsp oil for kneading and cooking

For Serving
fresh curd (dahii)

  1. Combine the green moong dal and 1 cup of water in a deep non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 13 to 14 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Do not drain it.
  2. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, including the cooked green moong dal (along with the water remaining behind) and knead into a soft dough without using any water.
  3. Cover with a lid and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  4. Knead the dough again using ½ tsp of oil till it is smooth and divide it into 6 equal portions.
  5. Roll out each portion into 150 mm (6”) diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  6. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook each paratha on a medium flame, using ½ tsp of oil, till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  7. Serve immediately with a bowl of fresh curds.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per paratha
Energy142 cal
Protein5 g
Carbohydrates22.6 g
Fiber3.5 g
Fat3.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium7.4 mg


Chilkewale Parathe ( Protein Rich Recipes )
 on 19 Jan 15 05:40 PM

Delicious Paratha.. Something different from what we have always.. Tastes great when had any subzi.. Coriander powder lends a great to the recipe.
Chilkewale Parathe ( Protein Rich Recipes )
 on 19 Jan 15 03:05 PM

Soft and subtle flavoured parathas which are best enjoyed with a bowl of curds to enhance the protein intake further.