Onion Paratha is a simple & delicious traditional dish which includes smashed onion &very less Indian spices to enhance the flavor. There are different types of parathas made of potato, tomato, fenugreek/ methi leaves etc….. but in all easiest to make is onion paratha. There are different methods to make Onion paratha…my family doesn’t love the raw taste of onion so I made it in my way with less spices & giving more importance to health. Let’s get into the recipe
Parathas made: 12 nos.
- Wheat flour – 4cups
- Corn flour – ½ cup
- Ginger – 1 inch (cut into cubes)
- Garlic – 6 pods
- Green Chili – 3 nos (cut into 2 parts)
- Onion – 4 medium sized (cut into cubes)
- Turmeric powder – a pinch
- Garam masala powder – 1 tsp
- Coriander leaves – 1 cup
- Oil – 3 tsp
- Salt as per taste.
- Heat a kadai & pour 2 tsp of oil. Then add chopped onion, ginger, green chilies & garlic pods. Add little salt & sauté.
- When the onion turns transparent, switch off the flame & allow it to cool & grind it in mixer into asmooth paste.
- In a bowl, add wheat flour, corn flour, little salt, turmeric powder, garam masala powder & corianderleaves & mix well.
- Then add paste to the dough & knead well. (I didn’t require water to knead the dough)
- Pour 1 tsp oil in the dough & knead thoroughly till all the ingredients are well mixed & smooth dough is
- Cover the bowl with a lid & keep it aside for 10 mins. Then make medium sized balls.
- Roll out each portion into medium sized thick round parathas.
- Heat the pan & fry the parathas using very little oil & cook on both the sides.
- Serve hot with Dal fry or else thick curd.