How to make Dalia Aur Dal Parantha -

Nutritious cracked wheat and green gram parantha.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cracked Wheat (गेहूँ का दलिया), Whole green gram

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Breads

Dalia Aur Dal Parantha

Dalia Aur Dal Parantha Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 8-10 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Dalia Aur Dal Parantha Recipe

  • Cracked Wheat 3/4 cup

  • Whole green gram soaked 1/4 cup

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Ginger ,grated 1 inch piece

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 1/2 cup

  • Oil 2 teaspoons


Step 1

Pressure-cook dalia and whole moong in one and half cups of water until soft. Cool and mash the mixture. Combine wheat flour and salt. Add the cooked dalia and moong, ginger, coriander leaves and green chillies.

Step 2

Add water, if required, a little at a time and knead into a soft and pliable dough. Keep the dough covered with a moist cloth for fifteen minutes. Divide the dough into eight equal portions.

Step 3

Form them into balls. Roll out each portion into thin five to six inch diameter discs. Brush a little oil on a hot non-stick griddle (tawa) and place the parantha on it and cook on medium heat for half a minute on each side.

Step 4

Reduce heat and cook further till both the sides are slightly browned. Serve hot.

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