Chawal Parantha

Chawal Parantha

Prep: 35 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Bread

Type: Indian

Don’t want to eat the leftover fried rice? Turn it into a parantha and you will simply love it


  • Dough
  • Whole wheat flour 2 cups + for dusting
  • Salt to taste
  • Yogurt 1 tbsp
  • Stuffing
  • Leftover fried rice 1½ cups
  • Ginger, shredded 1 inch
  • Green chillies, chopped 3 to 4
  • Coriander powder 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Cumin powder 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder ¼ tsp
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped 1 tbsp


  • Take whole wheat flour in a in a mixing bowl, add salt and oil or yogurt and mix. Add sufficient water and knead into a soft dough. Cover with a damp cloth and let it rest for 10-15 minutes.
  • Take fried rice in a bowl and mash it well. Add ginger, green chillies, coriander powder, salt, cumin powder, red chilli powder and coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Divide the dough into 8 equal portions and roll them out into chapattis.
  • For each parantha, spread some rice mixture on one chapatti, cover it with another chapatti and press the edges to seal. Dust a little dry flour over the parantha and roll it lightly.
  • Heat a non-stick tawa, place one parantha on it and roast it, turning sides, till both sides are evenly cooked.
  • Place the paranthas on a serving platter and serve hot with raita and achaar.