Pahadi Gahat Dal ka Paratha ! awesome breakfast
My kids always waited for summer vacation in their Nani,s (Grandmother) house in Uttrakhand for a simple reason of getting mouth-watering breakfast of Gahat dal ka paratha with Makhan , Nani making this in the stove ( चूल्हा) with fresh Til ki chutney, Hmm awesome! This dish is a grace in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. It is very filling and nutritious too.
Ingredients for Gahat dal Paratha
- Horse gram (Gahat)- 1 cup
- Wheat Floor ! cup
- Garlic- 4-5 cloves
- Ginger- 1 inch piece
- Chillies-1-2 nos.
- Salt- to taste
- Dry mango powder or leman Juice 2 TSP (optional)
- Cooriender leave (Chopped)
- Wheat flour dough – to make parathas
Method to make Paratha-
Soak gahat ki daal overnight or for 4 to 5 hours.
Cook until the dal mixture is dry. Let it cool
Drain excess water
Grind the boiled pulses with garlic, ginger, chillies, and salt.
Make it thicker and add chopped coriander leaves and 1 tsp. of lime juice or dry mango power.
Prepare wheat dough separately and fill this mixture inside each ball to make fine parathas.
Serve parathas with chutney and fresh curd and makhan.