Monday, February 22, 2016

Papad Parathas

    Papad or Poppadums are very favorite Indian meal accompaniment-and also are eaten either before meals with chutney as an appetizer, or with meals as side. In many parts of India and in many Families (specially mine!), papad eating is almost an obsession and must-have with every Indian meal. Papad can be prepared in various ways-fried or roasted or even cook in gravy or just serve I roasted or fried papad as garnishing the dish. Here is a rather freakish Papad based recipe. "Papad Parathas"...!
   As #foodiemonday #bloghop today, we all #foodiemonday blogger decide to try out each other's recipe. And there way, I got opportunity to try out such a talented young girl, Jolly's recipe. Now, quick introduction about Jolly and her recipes. Jolly means Happy/joy and you can see it in her recipes.:) Jolly is food blogger cum SEO professional. She enjoy cooking as her passion. Her homemade recipe's blog has both vegetarian and non-vegetarian recipes She has large amount of delicious recipes on her blog . It was hard to decide which one, should I try, but after scrolling for half a day I decide to try out her Stuffed Papad Paratha. It is easy and awesome recipe by her. This recipe can also cook with some variations too. I follow her recipe step by step with just a small twist in it. Jolly used the roasted Papad in this recipe and I used fried papad. Besides this everything else remains the same.

4-5 Fried and crushed Papads
3/4 cup Finely chopped onions
1/3 cup Finely chopped cilantro
1/4 teaspoon Red chili powder
1/4 teaspoon Garam masala
1/4 teaspoon Chaat masala
Salt to taste
1 teaspoon oil
Wheat flour Paratha dough
Oil or Ghee for cooking
* Fry the papads and crushed them in a bowl.

* In another bowl mix finely chopped onions, finely chopped cilantro, red chili powder, garam masala, chaat masala, some salt and 1 teaspoon oil.

* Mix all well and keep on side.
* Mix crushed papads and masala onion when you ready to roll Parathas.

* Roll out the Paratha in to medium roti size.
* Place the 1-2 tablespoon of papad stuffing on center of Parathas.

* Close all the edges in a middle and make ball.

* Roll the stuffed papad ball again and make Paratha.

* Place on heated tawa or pan.

* Cook it as you would cook plain paratha. Cook one side with oil or ghee until light golden brown spots appear on one side.

* Repeat same method and make all parathas like this.

* Cut it into your favorite shape.(Optional)

* Serve it hot with yogurt, pickle or mirchi.

* Enjoy it.

   Thank you again for such a  delicious recipe, Jolly..
Happy Cooking until next time...!!


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