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Onion Parantha



An onion parantha is a type of Indian flatbread made with whole wheat flour, onions, and spices. It is a popular breakfast dish in North India and is often served with yogurt, pickles, and chutney.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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Get the best of both worlds - the taste you love and the health benefits you need - with Onion Parantha

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whole wheat flour

2 cups


1/2 teaspoon

carom seeds

1/2 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

finely chopped onions

1/2 cup


2 tablespoons

Water as needed



Step 1:

In a large bowl, mix together the flour, salt, carom seeds, and oil.

Step 2:

Add enough water to make a soft dough. Knead the dough for 5 minutes until it is smooth and pliable.

Step 3:

Cover the dough and let it rest for 15 minutes.

Step 4:

Divide the dough into 8 equal portions.

Step 5:

Take one portion of the dough and roll it into a circle.

Step 6:

Place the chopped onions in the center of the circle and fold the edges of the dough over the onions to form a pocket.

Step 7:

Roll the pocket into a paratha.

Step 8:

Heat a griddle or tawa over medium heat. Place the paratha on the griddle and cook for 1-2 minutes.

Step 9:

Flip the paratha and cook for another 1-2 minutes.

Step 10:

Spread some ghee over the paratha and cook for another minute.

Step 11:

Flip the paratha and spread some more ghee over the other side.

Step 12:

Cook for another minute or until the paratha is golden brown and crisp.

Step 13:

Serve hot with yogurt or pickle. Enjoy!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 13147 users have chowed down on Onion Parantha a whopping 19480 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Onion Parantha, our users are head over heels in september, but the interest cools down in june.

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Who preferred this food the most?

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

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