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Dal ka Parantha



Dal ka Parantha is an Indian flatbread made with a stuffing of cooked dal (lentils) and spices. It is usually served with yogurt, pickles, and chutney. The dough for the parantha is made with whole wheat flour and is usually shallow-fried in ghee or oil. It is a popular breakfast dish in North India and is often served with a cup of tea or coffee.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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whole wheat flour

2 cups


1/2 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

cooked dal

1/2 cup

cumin seeds

1/2 teaspoon

coriander powder

1/2 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1/4 teaspoon

garam masala

1/4 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/4 teaspoon

amchur powder

1/4 teaspoon

chopped coriander leaves

2 tablespoons

chopped green chillies

2 tablespoons

Water as required



Step 1:

In a large bowl, mix together the whole wheat flour, salt, oil and cooked dal.

Step 2:

Add the cumin seeds, coriander powder, red chilli powder, garam masala, turmeric powder, amchur powder, coriander leaves and green chillies.

Step 3:

Mix everything together and add enough water to make a soft dough.

Step 4:

Knead the dough for 5-7 minutes until it is smooth and pliable.

Step 5:

Divide the dough into 8-10 equal portions.

Step 6:

Take one portion of the dough and roll it into a circle of about 6-7 inches in diameter.

Step 7:

Heat a tawa or griddle over medium heat.

Step 8:

Place the rolled parantha on the tawa and cook for a few seconds.

Step 9:

Flip the parantha and cook the other side for a few seconds.

Step 10:

Apply some oil on the parantha and cook until both sides are golden brown.

Step 11:

Serve hot with curd or pickle.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 13456 users have chowed down on Dal ka Parantha a whopping 22179 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chandigarh, Delhi, Lucknow, Indore, Mumbai are the top 5 cities gobbling up Dal ka Parantha like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Dal ka Parantha, our users are head over heels in july, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Dal ka Parantha is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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