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Dal Parantha



Dal Parantha is a popular Indian flatbread made with a combination of lentils and spices. It is usually served with a side of yogurt or pickle. The dough is made with whole wheat flour and is stuffed with a mixture of cooked lentils, spices, and herbs and then shallow-fried in oil or ghee until it is golden brown and crispy. Dal Parantha is a popular breakfast dish in North India and is often served with a side of chutney or pickle.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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whole wheat flour

2 cups


1/2 teaspoon

cumin seeds

1/2 teaspoon

ajwain seeds

1/2 teaspoon


2 tablespoons


1/2 cup

cooked dal

1/2 cup

chopped cilantro

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

In a large bowl, mix together the flour, salt, cumin seeds, and ajwain seeds.

Step 2:

Add the oil and mix until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

Step 3:

Add the water and mix until a soft dough forms.

Step 4:

Knead the dough for 5 minutes until it is smooth and elastic.

Step 5:

Cover the dough and let it rest for 15 minutes.

Step 6:

Divide the dough into 8 equal portions.

Step 7:

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

Step 8:

Place 2 tablespoons of cooked dal in the center of the circle and sprinkle with chopped cilantro.

Step 9:

Fold the edges of the circle over the filling and press to seal.

Step 10:

Roll the filled dough into a circle about 8 inches in diameter.

Step 11:

Heat a griddle or skillet over medium heat.

Step 12:

Place the parantha on the griddle and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 13:

Flip the parantha and cook for another 2 minutes.

Step 14:

Brush the parantha with oil and cook for 1 minute on each side.

Step 15:

Serve hot with chutney or yogurt.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 25791 users have chowed down on Dal Parantha a whopping 48529 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

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

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Who preferred this food the most?

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

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