Besan Paratha Recipe

Besan Paratha Recipe
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Besan Paratha is a highly nutritious gram flour bread popular in Jain and Punjabi Cuisine. Learn how to make/prepare Besan Paratha by following this easy recipe.
Besan Paratha Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 8.7 / 10 (10 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • ½ cup Besan (Gram Flour)
  • ½ cup Atta
  • 1-1/2 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 4 pinches Asafetida
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Leaves (finely chopped)
  • 1 medium-sized Onion (finely chopped)
  • Salt to taste
  • Ghee to shallow fry
How to make Besan Paratha:
  • Mix all the ingredients except ghee in a bowl and knead it into soft dough using warm water.
  • Cover the dough with a muslin cloth and leave it for 15 minutes.
  • After the desired time period, divide the dough into equal portions and roll out each portion into a small circle.
  • Now apply a little ghee in the center of each circle and fold all the adjoining sides.
  • Roll out the above into a bigger circle and place it on a heated griddle.
  • Once paratha is cooked on one side, turn it over; apply ghee on the cooked side.
  • Now allow to cook the other side and repeat the same process till both sides are properly cooked.
  • Put off the flame and serve Besan Paratha with curd or pickle.

Reviews and Ratings:
rita rodrigus posted 09/06/2009
simple receipies, hv nutrional value & easy 4the beginers 2learn