Mooli Paratha / Radish Paratha ( Punjab Special)

Mooli or radish paratha is yummy and delicious Indian flat  bread which is very popular in Punjab, India. This recipe varies from different regions, some stuff the paratha and some mix the grated radish in the dough itself to make it easy to prepare. This is a perfect breakfast dish which is not only healthy but also a filling dish. Perfect to pack for lunch boxes or for a long journey.

In North India, Mooli or Radish is used to make curry, pakoda, salads, pickles or parathas. In Southern part of India, radish is the principal ingredient in making Sambar.  So today for day 3 of Blogging Marathon for the theme " Breakfast dishes from different regions", am here with a yummy dish " Mooli ka Paratha" which is very popular in Punjab. Here goes the recipe..........


Whole wheat flour 2 cups
Grated radish 2 cups
Grated ginger 1/2 spoon
Finely chopped green chili 2 spoons
Finely chopped Cilantro / coriander leaves 4 spoons
Turmeric powder 1/4 spoon
Garam masala 1/4 spoon
Salt to taste


Lets prepare dough first.
Add 1 spoon oil or ghee and salt  to wheat flour.
Add water and make it a nice and smooth dough.
Dough should not be too soft.
Grate radish and set aside.
Squeeze out the excess water from grated radish.
Now add chopped cilantro, green chili, ginger,turmeric powder, garam masala and salt to taste.
Mix it thoroughly.
Take the  dough of 2 equal portions and make them as chapati.
Now add 2-3 spoons of the radish filling on 1 chapati and spread it all over as shown in the below picture.

Now cover that chapati with other rolled chapati and seal the edges.
Roll it again gently.
Heat non stick tawa and cook the paratha on medium flame.
Add some oil on top and cook on both the sides. 
Serve hot with raita or any pickle. 

Check to see what my fellow bloggers are cooking for Blogging Marathon 85.


Sapana Behl said…
We love it for breakfast in winters. Lovely
Usha said…
Mooli paratha with a bowl of dahi is such a satiating meal.
Harini R said…
Good one. Definitely makes for a filling breakfast.
Pavani N said…
Mooli paratha sounds so flavorful and packed with goodness of mooli. Such a hearty and delicious breakfast.
Priya Suresh said…
How beautiful those radish stuffed parathas, you have rolled them prefectly.Love this fantastic parathas.
Bhawana Singh said…
mmmm so yummy, this mooli paratha plate I can finish in just two minutes y eating big bites ... love it
Kalyani said…
so yummy and filling right ? well done, sushma... parathas look grt
Chef Mireille said…
i only think of using radish in salads but this looks so good
Mayuri Patel said…
Whenever I make mooli parathas I add the grated mooli and some leaves to the dough and then make parathas. I like your version of stuffing the parathas with the mooli. Will try out this version next time.
Jayanthi said…
Your muli paratha has come out perfect. I love this dish.

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