Mooli Paratha, Punjabi Radish Paratha

Mooli Paratha, Punjabi Radish Paratha

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Mooli Paratha is traditional Punjabi fare! Whiffs of oil and mooli roasting together fill the whole house when these parathas are cooked in a griddle.

Made with grated radish, radish leaves, whole wheat flour and common spice powders, these parathas are extremely nutritious and filling.

They are loaded with calcium and vitamins, and are ideal to carry along in your tiffin .

Mooli Paratha, Punjabi Radish Paratha recipe - How to make Mooli Paratha, Punjabi Radish Paratha

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 15 parathas
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Ingredients
Method
    Method
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and knead into a soft dough, using a little water if required.
  2. Divide the dough into 15 equal portions and roll out each portion thinly into a 125 mm. (5") diameter circle, using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  3. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook each paratha, using ¼ tsp of oil, till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides. Keep aside to cool slightly.

How to pack

    How to pack
  1. Wrap in an aluminium foil and pack in a tiffin box along with low–fat curds.

Variation: methi parathas

    Variation: methi parathas
  1. You can use 1 cup of chopped fenugreek (methi) leaves instead of white radish and radish leaves for the above recipe.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per paratha
Energy78 cal
Protein2.5 g
Carbohydrates13.3 g
Fiber2.2 g
Fat1.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium10.2 mg
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Punjabi Mooli Paratha

  1. Similar recipes to Punjabi Mooli Paratha.  Raddish and cauliflower are abundantly found and used in Punjabi cuisine especially to make various parantha recipes. Some of my favorite Punjabi paratha recipes are given below :

Method for making Mooli Paratha :

  1. For making the Punjabi Mooli Paratha, clean and wash 1 long radish. Separate the leaves and keep aside.
  2. Peel it with the help of a peeler.
  3. Using a grater, grate the mooli and keep aside.
  4. Using a sharp knife, chop the radish leaves. Many people do not know the culinary usage of mooli ke patte but, this is a great way to use them. Also, they are quite healthy, to know more about their health benefits, refer 
  5. While the Punjabi stuffed mooli paratha needs some pre-preps were you have to grate the radish and squeeze out excess water, this mooli paratha recipe is comparatively easier.

For the mooli paratha dough :

  1. in a deep bowl take whole wheat flour. You can even add little refined flour to make parathas flakier. To make the mooli parantha healthier, add multi-grain flour or millet flour.
  2. To the atta, add grated mooli.
  3. Also, add the chopped raddish leaves. You can use 1 cup of chopped fenugreek (methi) leaves instead of radish leaves.
  4. Furthermore, add fresh curd. We are using low-fat curd which is readily available in supermarkets but, to know how to make low-fat curd at home, check out this detailed recipe with step by step photos.
  5. Add the turmeric powder.
  6. Add the chilli powder. Adjust the amount of spices according to your taste.
  7. Add oil and salt to taste.
  8. Mix together all the ingredients.
  9. Gradually 2 tbsp of water, which would help in binding the Punjabi Mooli Paratha dough.
  10. Knead to make soft Punjabi Mooli Paratha dough. If the dough feels sticky, add a teaspoon of oil once you have kneaded the mooli paratha dough, so that the dough feels smooth to touch.

How to make Mooli Parantha :

  1. For preparing the Mooli Paratha, divide the dough into 15 equal portions and make round balls.
  2. Put little flour on the rolling board.
  3. Place the dough ball on the rolling board and press it.
  4. Roll out the portion thinly into a 152 mm. (6") diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling. If you are an amateur, roll out the all portions of mooli paratha dough before you start cooking them.
  5. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and place the rolled mooli paratha on the hot tawa.
  6. When you see tiny bubbles on the top surface, flip it. Spread around ¼ tsp of ghee on the paratha.
  7. Flip the paratha again and lightly press the paratha on the sides with a spatula, to help paratha cook evenly. Cook the Mooli Paratha till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  8. Serve Mooli Paratha hot.
  9. If you are not going to serve Mooli Paratha immediately, cool them on a wire rack to prevent them from getting soggy and then put in a casserole. To pack, cool the mooli parathas slightly and wrap in an aluminium foil. Put in a tiffin box along with low fat curds.

Mooli Parathas good for Diabetes

  1. Mooli Paratha is good for diabetes. Diabetics often wonder how to cook healthy to avoid spike in blood sugar levels. To do so they need to do away with refined ingredients like maida and sugar, while including high fiber foods. Mooli Paratha is a perfect example to move along this health angle. High fiber wheat flour combined with low glycemic index radish makes a perfect meal time fare. For lunch, restrict to 2 parathas, while for snacks 1 paratha will serve the need. Serve Mooli paratha with low fat curds to make a perfect diabetic combination. 

Reviews

Mooli Paratha, Punjabi Radish Paratha
 on 17 Feb 19 01:48 PM
5

Tarlaji is my go to chef. Her recipes are so simple and yet brilliant in flavour.
Tarla Dalal
18 Feb 19 09:24 AM
   Hello Subala, Happy to know you liked the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!
Mooli Paratha, Radish Paratha, Moli Paratha
 on 20 Jan 17 02:49 PM
5

Mooli Paratha taste was good. Even though directly mooli used, curd gave nice taste and was very good. Thankyou for posting this recipe
Tarla Dalal
20 Jan 17 03:40 PM
   Hi Foodie, we are delighted you loved the Mooli Paratha recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
मूली पराठा
 on 14 Nov 16 10:50 AM
5

Mooli Paratha calcium aur vitaminse bhara hai ise hum bacho ko tiffin me dete hai
Mooli Parathas
 on 21 Dec 10 11:43 PM
5

terrific recipe for mooli paranthas! the freshness of the ingredients is the core concern here...the fresher they are, the better the end product will be!