Monday, April 19, 2010

Black Eyed Peas Paratha

Happy Vishu and Happy Tamil New Year to all.

Whenever i make something different recipe and i just take a photo and store it. Will do the posting later. That how this recipe comes.One day i soaked black eyed peas thought of making sundal as a evening snack.I boiled it and it boiled too much.So didnt make it.I stored in the fridge.Next day for the lunch thinking of making paratha and when i saw this peas got the idea of making black eyed peas paratha.This would make a nice main course.

here it comes,
Wheat flour:2 cups and some for dusting
Black eyed peas:1 cup
Tomato-small(Grind to smooth paste)
Jeera-1 teaspoon
salt-as per taste
Ghee or oil-1 teaspoon
Chilli powder-1 teaspoon
Coriander powder-1 teaspoon
water to make the dough

1.Mash well the black eyed peas.
2.In a bowl add the wheat flour,ghee and salt.
3.Sieve through the flour, add the mashed peas and mix throughly
4.Add the tomato paste with rest of spices and mix gently.
5.Add little by little add water to make a dough.
6.Make a nice dough and set aside for 15 mins.
7.Take a lemon size ball and flat them like a chappati.
8.Heat a griddle and cook until brown on both sides.
Serve hot with raita or side dish

This recipe is running to the event hosted by Ruchika cooks and host lineup by Susan 

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  1. Like the idea of peas stuffed parathas, very filling too.

    Thanks for the entry.