Spicy Peas Parantha

Cooking Time: 40 mins
Servings: 2 to 3


  • 1 cup Green peas
  • 3 cups Wheat flour
  • Onion
  • 2 Green chilly
  • 1/2 tbsp red chilly powder
  • Fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • Salt to taste


  • Soak green peas overnight;
  • Cook until 3 whistles in a pressure cooker and mash it coarsely;
  • Heat oil in a fry pan;
  • Add chopped onion, green chillies and sauté for a minute;
  • Add mashed peas and combine;
  • Add salt, red chilly powder and sauté well;
  • Add chopped fresh coriander leaves and remove from heat and set it aside;
  • Now, mix wheat flour, oil and salt. Mix and rub the flour to get oil and salt well mixed. Then add water little by little, knead and make a stiff dough. Rest the dough for 20 to 30 minutes. Cover with wet towel, so that dough doesn't dry out. Then again knead the dough to get a soft workable dough;
  • Divide the kneaded dough into big lemon sized balls;
  • Roll out each ball into disc shape, sprinkling wheat flour when needed;
  • Take a small amount of filling and place in the center of the rolled out dough;
  • Wrap the dough around the filling ball and close and dust some flour and then lightly flatten the dough with hand;
  • With a rolling pin, roll out carefully to make a round paratha;
  • Heat a tawa or a pan, on medium heat and place the paratha in it. Smear some oil on top and around the paratha. Flip and cook evenly on both sides, till it's golden brown in colour on both sides;
  • Serve with some plain yogurt/ curds and pickle.