Bikaneri Paratha (Stuffed Bengal Gram Dal Paratha) Recipe

Bikaneri Paratha is layers of cooked dough stuffed with Bengal gram dal, rich in proteins and served with any accompaniment of your choice, making it a complete meal.

Nutrition Information per serve

  • 266.3 kcal
  • 35.8 gm
  • 4.7 gm
  • 6.8 gm
    Total Fat
  • 8.7 gm
    Total Fiber
4.0 Tbsp(30.0 gm) Wheat Flour (Whole)
3.0 Tbsp(33.0 gm) Chana Dal
1.0 Chopped Tsp(0.92 gm) Coriander Leaves
1/4 Tsp(0.53 gm) Dry Mango Powder
1/4 Tsp(0.41 gm) Dhania Powder
0.13 Powder Tsp(0.27 gm) Red Chilly
0.13 Tsp(0.37 gm) Hing
1/4 Tsp(1.0 gm) Salt
2.0 Tsp(6.0 gm) Ghee
80.0 Ml(80.0 ml) Water
  • Soak 3 tbsp chana, boil, grind coarsely and keep aside.

  • For the filling take a mixing bowl to add 1 tbsp of the previously mashed dal, 1/8th tsp salt, 1/8th tsp red chilli powder, 1/4th tsp dhania powder, 1/8th tsp hing, 1/4th tsp dry mango powder, 1 tsp chopped coriander leaves and mix well. Keep aside.

  • To make the dough take a fresh mixing bowl to add 3 tbsp wheat flour, 1/8th tsp salt and mix well. Adding a little water knead it into a soft dough and keep aside.

  • Take the kneaded dough, roll it in balls, lightly coat it with wheat flour and flatten them to make a circular paratha shape using a rolling pin.

  • Take the filling mixture and put it in the centre. Covering from all sides make it into a ball form with filling. Flatten and make it in a circular paratha shape using a rolling pin.

  • Heat a nonstick tava on a low flame and roast the paratha on it. Flip and spread 1 tsp ghee on the paratha.

  • Allowing it to cook, make sure both sides are browned well.

  • Garnish with coriander.

  • Serve hot.