Tag Archives: missa masala paratha recipe

Masala Missi Paratha – Besan Masala Paratha – Besan Mixed Masala Paratha

Masala Missi Paratha – Besan Masala Paratha – Besan Mixed Masala Paratha

Masala missi parantha or Besan Masala parantha is the most relished and popular Indian bread, available in almost all restaurants. We all often make missi roti, which is a traditional Punjabi recipe, prepared with gram flour and few desi spices mixed in wheat flour. But today we are making Besan Masala parantha for you all using the same ingredients.

Whenever you feel like making something instantly, then mix gram flour, spices and green coriander in flour to make this traditional and authentic Masala Missa parantha and serve it steaming hot with curd, chutney, pickle and relish eating. These tantalizing paranthas can be packed in lunch box for kids. Pack these paranthas along with mango pickle or lime pickle, they make perfect picnic or travel food as well. So, make these yummy Missa paranthas yourself with this easy recipe and enjoy!

Directions: 

Making:

To prepare dough take 1 cup ( 150 grams)  wheat flour and mix 1/2 cup (50 grams) gram flour into it. Then Add less than 1/2 tsp salt or as per taste, 1 tbsp dry fenugreek sprigs and 1 tsp finely chopped green chilly. If you are not using green chilly then you can add less than ¼ tsp of red chilly powder. Add 1/2 tsp ginger paste, 1/4 tsp carom seeds and 1 tsp ghee into it and mix all  the ingredients well. Then knead the dough with lukewarm water. For this much quantity of flour 1 tbsp more than ½ cups of water is needed. Cover and keep it aside for 20 minutes to rest.

missa paratha

After 20 minutes when the dough is ready, grease your hands with some ghee and mash the dough again until smooth.Take dough equal to the size of small guava and roll it. Dust the dough ball in dry flour and roll into 3-4 inch diameter parantha. Now spread some ghee over it, evenly. Now lift the parantha from corners like this sealing the ghee.Again make a round dough ball and press it gently with your fingers so that air bubbles can be removed.

missa paratha

Dust the dough ball again  with dry flour and roll into 5-6 inch diameter parantha. As we are making missa masala parantha so keep it bit thick. After rolling out the paratha place the griddle on flame for heating. To check if the girdle is hot enough ,bring your palm over the griddle if you feel heat at your palm then the girdle is hot enough.

missa paratha

Spread some ghee over the girdle it and place the parantha over it.Keep the flame medium-high or medium. Roast the parantha from bottom and then flip the side. Evenly spread some ghee over one side. Repeat the process on the other side as well. Keep the flame low.Now reduce the flame and roast the parantha until it gets brown spots and crispy. Once the Parantha has turned brown from both sides take it off flame.

missa paratha

Now to prepare triangular parathas. Make a round dough ball and roll it into 5-6 inch diameter parantha. Now spread some ghee over it. Then fold the parantha into a semi circle and spread some ghee on this side as well. Fold again, giving it a triangular shape. Then dust it with dry flour and roll bit thinly in triangular shape. Likewise roast the triangular paranthas as well.

missa paratha

Serving:

Tempting and sumptuous parathas are ready. Serve steaming hot missa masala parantha with curd, green coriander chutney, pickle or any sabzi you relish eating the most. Missa masala paranthas can be served in breakfast or pack them for lunch, you’ll surely love these.You can even pack these paranthas for kids.

Suggestions:

  • You can also use green coriander (finely chopped) in place of dry fenugreek leaves.
  • If not using green chilly then add less than ¼ tsp of red chilly powder.
  • For kneading dough we have taken lukewarm water.
  • As during winters if we use lukewarm water for kneading then we can get nice and soft dough, also dough can be kneaded quickly.
  • We can keep the shape of paranthas round, triangular or square as per our choice.
  • You can even use oil for making paranthas as per your preference.
  • Place the parantha over a bowl kept above a plate or on aluminum foil or serve it directly.
  • If we place the piping hot parantha directly on a plate then it can turn soggy from beneath.
Masala Missi Paratha - Besan Masala Paratha - Besan Mixed Masala Parathamissa masala paratha
Author: 
Recipe type: Main course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Wheat flour- 1 cup ( 150 gms)
  • Chickpea flour- ½ cup (50 gms)
  • Ghee- ¼ cup ( for moen & Applying on paratha)
  • Dry Fenugreek leaves- 1 tbsp
  • Salt - Less than ½ tsp ( or to taste )
  • Ginger Paste- ½ tsp
  • Carom seeds- ¼ tsp
  • Green Chili- 1 (finely chopped)
Instructions
  1. Take 1 cup ( 150 gms) wheat flour and Mix ½ cup (50 grams) gram flour into it. Then Add less than ½ tsp salt or as per taste, 1 tbsp dry fenugreek sprigs and 1 tsp finely chopped green chilly. If not using green chilly then you can add less than ¼ tsp of red chilly powder. Also add ½ tsp ginger paste, ¼ tsp carom seeds and 1 tsp ghee into it and mix all the ingredients well. Then knead the dough with lukewarm water.For this much quantity of flour 1 tbsp more than ½ cups of water is needed. Cover and keep it aside for 20 minutes to rest.
  2. After 20 minutes when the dough is ready, grease your hands with some ghee and mash the dough again until smooth.Take dough equal to the size of small guava and roll it. Dust the dough ball in dry flour and roll into 3-4 inch diameter parantha. Now spread some ghee over it, evenly. Now lift the parantha from corners like this sealing the ghee.Again make a round dough ball and press it gently with your fingers so that air bubbles can be removed.
  3. Dust the dough ball with dry flour again and roll into 5-6 inch diameter parantha. As we are making missa masala parantha so keep it bit thick. After rolling out the paratha place the griddle on flame for heating. To check if the girdle is hot enough ,bring your palm over the griddle if you feel heat at your palm then the girdle is hot enough.
  4. Spread some ghee over the girdle it and place the parantha over it.Keep the flame medium-high or medium. Roast the parantha from bottom and then flip the side. Evenly spread some ghee over one side. Repeat the process on the other side as well. Keep the flame low.Now reduce the flame and roast the parantha until it gets brown spots and crispy. Once the Parantha has turned brown from both sides take it off flame.
  5. Now let's prepare triangular parathas. Make a round dough ball and roll it into 5-6 inch diameter parantha. Now spread some ghee over it. Then fold the parantha into a semi circle and spread some ghee on this side as well. Fold again, giving it a triangular shape. Then dust it with dry flour and roll bit thinly in triangular shape. Likewise roast the triangular paranthas.
  6. Tempting and sumptuous parathas are ready. Serve steaming hot missa masala parantha with curd, green coriander chutney, pickle or any sabzi you relish eating the most. Missa masala paranthas can be served in breakfast or pack them for lunch, you’ll surely love these.You can even pack these paranthas for kids.