December 1, 2021

Masala Paratha

Masala Paratha is an interesting spicy paratha recipe made with chickpea flour and spices. Lets have a look at the recipe.


  • 2½ cup wheat flour / atta
  • ¾ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ¼ tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp aamchur / dry mango powder
  • 1 tbsp kasuri methi, crushed
  • ¼ tsp ajwain / carom seeds
  • ½ tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp ghee/ clarified butter
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup hot water

Other Ingredients:

  • 3 tbsp ghee/ clarified butter
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • ¼ cup wheat flour / atta, for dusting
  • oil for roasting

How to make Masala Paratha

  • firstly, in a large bowl take 2½ cup wheat flour and add ¾ tsp chilli powder, ½ tsp garam masala, ¼ tsp turmeric, ¼ tsp cumin powder.
  • also add ½ tsp aamchur, 1 tbsp kasuri methi, ¼ tsp ajwain, ½ tsp ginger paste, 1 tsp ghee and 1 tsp salt.
  • crumble and mix well making sure the spices are well combined.
  • add 1 cup hot water and mix with the spoon.
  • knead the dough well-adding water as required.
  • grease the dough with oil and rest for 15 minutes.
  • knead the dough again slightly and pinch a ball sized dough.
  • dust with wheat flour and roll to small disc.
  • spread 1 tsp ghee and pinch of garam masala.
  • with the back of a spoon, spread uniformly.
  • form a bundle forming a ball sized dough.
  • also, dust with some wheat flour.
  • further, roll it in a slightly thick circle like chapati or paratha.
  • now on a hot tawa place the rolled paratha and cook for a minute.
  • furthermore, when the base is partly cooked, flip the masala paratha.
  • also, spread ½ tsp oil / ghee and press slightly both the sides.
  • flip again once or twice till both the sides are cooked properly.
  • finally, serve masala paratha with raita and pickle.

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