Dal Paratha (Indian Bread made out of lentils)
Ingredients: (Makes around 5-6 small parathas)
1/2 cup leftover dal (any prepared dal like moong, tuvar, etc.),
1 tbsp gramflour (besan),
Wheat flour as required,
1 tsp ginger-garlic paste,
1 small chilli; finely chopped,
1/4 tsp turmeric powder,
1/2 tsp red chilli powder,
1/2 tsp roasted cumin (jeera) powder,
3/4 tsp coriander (dhania) powder,
2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves,
Salt to taste,
Oil for frying.
Yogurt or any chutney of your choice.
In a large mixing bowl combine your leftover dal, ginger-garlic paste, chilli, turmeric and red chilli powder, cumin and coriander powder, coriander leaves, salt and mix well. Now add besan and slowly add wheat flour little at a time. Keep mixing and knead a dough. Add wheat flour as needed. Also add 1 tsp oil while kneading the dough. When dough is ready, apply some oil to your palms and knead well. Set this dough aside for at least 30 minutes.
Later make bigger balls than the size of a lemon, dust with flour and roll parathas. Heat a griddle, apply little oil or butter and roast the parathas from both sides till they are cooked from all sides.
Serve with yogurt (curd) or chutney.