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Veg Paratha by Uma Sridharan

Party menu recipe by Uma Sridharan Ingredients: Grated Carrot                                   1 Tbsp Grated Cabbage                               1 Tbsp Wheat flour                                      1 1/2 cup Chopped Coriander leaves               Handful Onion                                              1 Garam Masala Powder                     1/2 tsp Red Chilli powder                            1/2 tsp Salt Method Cut the Onions and grind it in a mixer grinder and prepare a smooth Onion paste. In a mixing bowl, add grated Carrot, grated Cabbage, Coriander leaves, Red Chilli powder, Salt, Onion paste and Wheat flour. Knead well all the ingredients and prepare smooth dough like the Chapathi/Paratha dough. If needed, add a little water while kneading. Keep the dough aside for half an hour. Cover it by a wet cloth. Divide the Paratha dough into small balls of suitable size and roll it out and cook on a tava on medium flame. Spread ghee on the

Mughalai Paratha

Ingredients: Maida - 2 cups Baking powder - 1 tsp salt to taste Oil - to cook Ghee - 4 tbsp Method: In a shallow bowl add flour and baking powder and mix well. Add salt and 2 tbsp of ghee and rub the flour thoroughly so that the mixture becomes coarse. Add water little by little and knead the flour to form a soft dough Make several balls out of the dough. Let it set for about 1/2 an hour (Cover the bowl with a cloth to maintain the moisture). Roll out the balls and flatten it to make thick chappati rounds. Rub ghee and sprinkle some flour on it and place another of the round on top of it. Cut the rounds into half.Fold in lengthwise and roll them. Press into square shape. Heat a tawa and cook the parathas in it applying oil around it. Fry both the sides till brown bubbles appear. Note: Mughalai Paratha calls for egg. Just before placing the parathas in tawa, rub both sides with beaten egg. 2 nos of egg can be taken and beaten.