Chana Dal Paratha Recipe / Chana Dal Paratha / Stuffed Chana Dal Paratha

Chana dal paratha recipe are nutritious and a wholesome meal. Chana Dal Paratha is a delicious paratha recipe made with combination of flours, bengal gram and spices. It is the most flavorful and tasty paratha which is great to serve with raita or chutney.

  • Prep Time: 15-20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2-3
  • Skill Level: Medium


  • Chana Dal – 1 cup
  • Chopped Garlic – 2 tbsp
  • Chopped Ginger – 1 tbsp
  • Chopped Green Chilies – 2-3 nos.
  • Ajwain – 1 tbsp
  • Dry Mango Powder – 1 tbsp
  • Wheat Flour (Atta) – 2 cup
  • Oil (for dough) – 2 tbsp
  • Water as needed –
  • Salt as per taste –
  • Oil for frying –


  • Wash and soak chana dal for over night.
  • In a grinder, add soaked channa dal, garlic, ginger, green chili, coriander leaves and grind it, make fine paste and keep aside.
  • Heat the oil in a pan, add ajwain and dal paste, half fry the mix, then add salt and dry mango powder.
  • Fry the mix till the dal changes colour lightly, stir continuously.
  •  In a bowl, add atta and oil, mix well so oil incorporates well with flour.
  • Add enough water to make a dough of rolling consistency, as we are preparing for paratha/roti and keep aside covered for 15 minutes.
  • Make two medium size chapati, add the filling to the one chapati and cover it with the second one.
  • Cook on a pre-heated Tawa. Turn it and pour half tablespoon oil.
  • Spread it on the paratha and shallow fry over low heat.
  • Turn it and again pour oil on the other side.
  • Cook on a low heat till turns golden brown.
  • Serve hot dal paratha with yogurt (curd) and your favorite chutney and pickle.
CHANA DAL PARATHA RECIPE was last modified: April 14th, 2014 by Authentic Indian Vegetarian Recipes