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Lauki (Bottle Gourd) and Sooji Parathas – North Karnataka Style Flat Breads


2010
06.28

IMG_3292 

These spicy lauki parathas and soft sooji parathas, unlike the usual parathas are pretty light on the tummy. They don’t weigh you down like the other parathas do. I ate two each of them at Shilpa’s and still had lots of room for all the other goodies she had made.

Lauki Parathas

Ingredients

2 cups grated lauki
3/4 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 tsp chili powder
2-3 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp coriander powder
salt to taste

Directions

  • Mix all ingredients and knead it into a soft dough without adding water.
  • Divide the dough into 6 equal parts
  • Pat the stuffed balls with dry flour to prevent them from sticking while rolling out.
  • Roll out the dough into circles of desired thickness(I like mine very thin).
  • Heat a skillet on high.
  • Place the paratha over the skillet and let it cook on both sides.
  • Apply ghee or oil and take off the flame when cooked thoroughly on both sides.
  • Serve hot with, curd, pickles or butter.
  • Cool completely in the open if you want to box them for later
  • Sooji Parathas 

    1 cup Chiroti Rava/Sooji 
    1&1/2 cup water
    big pinch of asafoetida
    1 tsp whole cumin/jeera
    1 tbsp refined oil 
    salt to taste

    Directions

  • Heat oil in a shallow pan. 
  • Add asafoetida and jeera.
  • Pour in the water and bring to boil.
  • Add rava and mix well. Take off the flame immediately.
  • Knead into dough.
  • Divide the dough into small balls and roll out into rotis of desired size.
  • Heat a skillet on high.
  • Place the paratha over the skillet and let it cook on both sides.
  • Apply ghee or oil and take off the flame when cooked thoroughly on both sides.
  • Serve hot with, curd, pickles or butter.
  • Cool completely in the open if you want to box them for later
  • Lauki (Bottle Gourd) and Sooji Parathas – North Karnataka Style Flat Breads


    2010
    06.28

    IMG_3292 

    These spicy lauki parathas and soft sooji parathas, unlike the usual parathas are pretty light on the tummy. They don’t weigh you down like the other parathas do. I ate two each of them at Shilpa’s and still had lots of room for all the other goodies she had made.

    Lauki Parathas

    Ingredients

    2 cups grated lauki
    3/4 cup whole wheat flour
    1/2 tsp chili powder
    2-3 tbsp lemon juice
    1 tsp sugar
    1 tsp coriander powder
    salt to taste

    Directions

  • Mix all ingredients and knead it into a soft dough without adding water.
  • Divide the dough into 6 equal parts
  • Pat the stuffed balls with dry flour to prevent them from sticking while rolling out.
  • Roll out the dough into circles of desired thickness(I like mine very thin).
  • Heat a skillet on high.
  • Place the paratha over the skillet and let it cook on both sides.
  • Apply ghee or oil and take off the flame when cooked thoroughly on both sides.
  • Serve hot with, curd, pickles or butter.
  • Cool completely in the open if you want to box them for later
  • Sooji Parathas 

    1 cup Chiroti Rava/Sooji 
    1&1/2 cup water
    big pinch of asafoetida
    1 tsp whole cumin/jeera
    1 tbsp refined oil 
    salt to taste

    Directions

  • Heat oil in a shallow pan. 
  • Add asafoetida and jeera.
  • Pour in the water and bring to boil.
  • Add rava and mix well. Take off the flame immediately.
  • Knead into dough.
  • Divide the dough into small balls and roll out into rotis of desired size.
  • Heat a skillet on high.
  • Place the paratha over the skillet and let it cook on both sides.
  • Apply ghee or oil and take off the flame when cooked thoroughly on both sides.
  • Serve hot with, curd, pickles or butter.
  • Cool completely in the open if you want to box them for later