Pyaz ka Paratha (Onion Stuffed Indian Bread)

by Kamala on February 18, 2010

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Pyaz_Paratha_Onion_Stuffed_Indian_Bread_1 Onion paratha is delicious with onion flavor. Like onion uthappam, stuffed parathas can be made with onion and spices. I mix cumin powder, garam masala powder and dry mango powder in the finely chopped onion for stuffing. I also use boiled potato to bind onion.

My children love this onion flavored parathas. Onion is known as Pyaz in Hindi and as Vengayam in Tamil.

Ingredients

  • Onion – 5 no
  • Potato – 1 no Pyaz_Paratha_Onion_Stuffed_Indian_Bread_2
  • Green chilli – 2 no
  • Salt – as per taste
  • Garam masala – ½ tea spoon
  • Cumuin powder – ½ tea spoon
  • Dry mango powder – ½ tea spoon
  • For dough
    • Whole wheat flour – 2 cup
    • Salt – pinch
    • Oil – for frying parathas

Method

  • Dough for paratha: Knead the flour with enough water; apply few drops of oil on the surface and keep aside.

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  • Stuffing for paratha: Finely chop onion, green chilli (I did it in food processor); boil potato; add dry masalas, salt and boiled potato; mix them well; now stuffing is ready.

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  • Stuffing of paratha: Now divide the dough into small parts; take one and shape like a cup; fill the stuffing, close the edges; roll and pat it gently in your palm.

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  • Sprinkle some dry flour on the rolling board and roll them to a bigger disc.

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  • Put it on a hot skillet, cook both sides; apply light oil on the surface.

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  • Repeat the process for remaining dough also. Serve hot with raitha or chutney.

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  • Here is a partly peeled paratha to show the stuffing inside.

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Tips

  • For 5 to 6 onions, I use one potato for binding.
  • Finely chopped spring onion also can be used for stuffing.

This post is part of the event “Weekend Wokking # 22 – Onion” hosted by Kits Chow and created by Wandering Chopsticks.

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{ 9 comments… read them below or add one }

Sushma Mallya February 18, 2010 at 2:18 pm

Onion paratha sounds really good, havent done this type yet, nice and delicious,perfect with curds….i dont know y i didnt get the updates from your blog still…

Jagruti February 18, 2010 at 3:55 pm

Onoin paratha looks so delicious and intresting!!!never made it…tempting!!

Deepa G Joshi February 18, 2010 at 7:56 pm

onion paratha looks so good and tempting..I dont think we need to have any dips or anything with such a delicious paratha..

Vinolia February 18, 2010 at 8:44 pm

onion parattas look perfect , bookmarking this one, sounds good with all basic ingredients!!! and I have always loved your clear detailed procedures, thank you for the recipe !!!

Priya February 18, 2010 at 9:52 pm

Yummm!!! clicks makes me hungry, sounds really fantastic!!!

Chistine February 20, 2010 at 4:29 pm

Your onion bread looks delicious. I’ll have to get hold of some dry mango powder so I can make it. Thanks for participating in Weekend Wokking.

Sheetal February 22, 2010 at 5:29 pm

U have a nice blog.. new here… liked the presentation of your blog…

Graziana March 3, 2010 at 3:29 pm

I love all indian bread, I think I will try this onion paratha soon, thank you!

Chetna Parikh December 3, 2011 at 7:59 am

I love the very simple procedure u describe for any recipe.

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