Muli Paratha (Radish Paratha) is a deliciously healthy, easy to prepare, Indian bread and best alternative of plain chapati or roti. Its preparation closely resembles to plain paratha but its magic lies in dough prepared from wheat flour, shredded radish (muli) and Indian spices. It is a perfect dish for growing kids as there is no other better way than this to provide goodness of radish to kids. This easy recipe prepares simple paratha with muli without stuffing. Check out our Stuffed Mooli Paratha recipe to prepare it with stuffing.
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Serves: 3 servings
|1 cup (for dough) + 1/2 cup (for dusting) Wheat Flour
|1/2 cup shredded White Radish (Muli)
|1/4 cup finely chopped Radish Leaves (Muli Patta)
|2 teaspoons Curd
|1/2 teaspoon Coriander Powder
|1 teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
|1/2 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
|2 tablespoons finely chopped Coriander Leaves
|1 tablespoon Oil + for shallow frying
- Add 1 cup wheat flour, 1 tablespoon oil, salt, shredded radish, chopped radish leaves, curd, chopped coriander leaves, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder in a medium size wide mouth bowl; mix them properly.
- Knead smooth and soft dough by adding water as required in small quantities. Grease its surface with 1/2 teaspoon oil and cover the dough with a cloth or a plate and set aside for 15 minutes.
- Divide it into 6 equal parts and give them a round shape of ball.
- Take 1/2 cup dry wheat flour in a plate for rolling/dusting. Take one ball, press it and coat it with dry wheat flour. Put it on a roti making board (chakla).
- Roll it out into a 5-6 inch diameter circle. Thickness of rolled circle should be little bit more than phulka roti.
- Heat a tava over medium flame. When it is medium hot, place a raw paratha over it.
- When you see tiny bubbles rising on the surface, flip it. With the help of spatula, spread 1/2 teaspoon oil over it and let it cook for a minute.
- Flip it and again spread oil over it. Press it with spatula and cook for 30-40 seconds. Repeat flip and press process until light brown spots appear on both sides.
- Repeat steps 4 to 7 for remaining dough balls. Yummy muli parathas are ready to serve with cucumber raita and mango pickle.
Tips and Variations:
- Add 1/2 teaspoon grated ginger while making the dough for a spicy taste.
- You can use either white or pink radish in this recipe.
Taste: Soft and mild spicy
Serving Ideas: Plain muli ka paratha makes delicious and wholesome healthy meal when served with aloo tamatar sabzi, cucumber raita and gajar halwa. It can also be served with masala chai or coffee or just with plain curd and pickle as breakfast or light dinner.