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Mooli/Radish paratha...step by step.


This is another of my favorite paratha which I make often......my mom-in-law taught me to make this.....I got some pinkish-reddish mooli this time though it is the white ones that is usually see here in Calicut....now what's the benefit of methi paratha, mooli paratha, aloo paratha etc...it includes roti as well as vegetables in one go.

How I made them:
Ingredients:
Mooli red or white: 1/2 kg grated.
Chilly powder: 1/2 to 1 tsp.
Jeera: 1/4 tsp.
Coriander leaves: A bunch chopped.
Salt to taste.
Whole wheat flour: 1 cup (salt and water as needed).


Method:
1. Grate mooli and keep aside.

2. Heat  1 tsp oil in a pan and put in jeera, when it cracks switch off the fire and put in the red chilly powder and put in the grated mooli. Again switch on the fire, mix well add salt and let it cook till the water evaporates and when it is dry, switch off fire and sprinkle chopped coriander leaves and let it cool.

3. In a bowel put in whole wheat flour, a pinch of salt, and the cooked mooli....mix well wetting hands with water. Roll into a dough and keep aside.

4. Divide the dough into small equal sized balls and roll out each one.

5. Heat a tawa and cook both sides and drizzle ghee on both sides.

6. Serve hot with raita/achar.



Comments

  1. Paratha looks inviting and healthy..

    So sorry about that young gal..

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  2. Nice looking paratha,loved ur illustrative clicks.
    Sad abt the girl,someone being careless makes an innocent victim.

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  3. Soory to hear about the young gal..And most of the time people like this driver simply get away..

    The paratha looks very inviting..;)

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  4. paratha looks great....my hubby's fav..very sad new......

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  5. Paratha looks gr8 and sorry abt the tragic story

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  6. Very sorry to hear about the girl.
    Hope she recovers soon.


    Deepa

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  7. so sorry about the young girl :(
    i have no mercy for those kind of drivers

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  8. That is so sad. I'll keep that girl in my thoughts and prayers for a full and fast recovery. Thanks for sharing with us!

    By the way, the paratha looks really delicious.

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  9. That was indeed a very tragic story.
    My mum uses the mooli filling as a stuffing but this version is also quite good and easy.

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  10. Poor girl!!My thoughts and prayers are with her..

    Paratha looks delcious and thanx for step by step pictures

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  11. Paratha looks healthy,sad to hear about the girl,hope she recovers soon.

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  12. wow, looks perfect and so mouth watering.So sorry about the girl!

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  13. So sorry to hear about the little girl:( I hoped in from A Moderate Life to say Hi.. I made Mooli Paratha too , just two days back :)

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  14. very healthy paratha and very tragic incidence ..

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  15. I am so sorry about the girl.. :( that is so sad
    ur parathas looks so delicious :)

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  16. Please help her,she need a machine for her respiration named 'diaphrom pacemaker' its near 50 lakhs.

    Poornima Chikilsa Sahaya Committee
    Canara Bank VELLIMADAKUNNU CALICUT
    AC No: 0839101039809
    IFSC CODE: CNRB0000839

    Pray for her...
    Thank you

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  17. What a tragic story - so sad. Your mom-in-law has taught you some really delicious sounding dishes - I would love to try this. I am late but thank you for sharing this with us at the Hearth and Soul Hop!

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