Sattu Paratha is a non yeast Indian bread which is most popular in Bihar region ,India. Sattu along with some spices ,pickle masala ,chopped onions and coriander leaves are stuff inside whole wheat roti and cooked. My love for Litti Chokha made me to try Sattu Paratha. Sattu paratha can be served either for breakfast or lunch. I find this to be bit on heavier side if served for dinner.

Sattu Paratha

Sattu is full of fibre, and essential nutrients like protein thus making it one of the healthiest option.It’s often referred as poor’s man Protein and is a powerhouse of energy . Sattu is popular in Bihar, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, UP, and West Bengal. But people from South India hardly knows about it. This underrated food ingredient has received the much deserving recognition in the recent times and is gaining popularity as superfood.

These days Sattu is easily available in stores ,if not you can still easily prepare it at home. Just powder the roasted chana in a mixer along with its husk, Sattu flour will be ready in minutes.

Sattu Paratha is a delicious paratha, what I love the most in this Paratha is the pickle masala and mustard oil. Try  making this paratha ,as it is super healthy , delicious and provides instant energy.

Other famous delicacies from Sattu include Litti Chokha ,Sattu Drink both sweet and salty. It’s a boon for all of us to enjoy the diversified food culture of India.Come lets add in this superfood Sattu to our diet  and #stayhealthy  #humfittohindiafit 🙂 🙂 🙂

Other Paratha recipes on blog are  Aloo Paratha , Onion Paratha , Mooli Paratha , Chinese Stuffed Paratha and Savoury Puran Poli

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Sattu Paratha
Sattu Paratha
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Sattu Ka Paratha - roasted Bengal Gram flour , spices , mustard oil are mixed together , stuffed and rolled to paratha  is a staple food in Bihar 

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Bihar, Indian
Keyword: Indian Breads
Servings: 6 makes
Calories: 168 kcal
Author: Muktha Gopinath
Ingredients
For Paratha Dough
  • 2 Cup Whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp Ajwain/ Carom Seeds
  • 1 Tsp Kalonji /onion seeds
  • 1 Tbsp Ghee /Clarified Butter
  • 1/2 Cup water or as required
For Filling
  • 1 Cup Sattu / Roasted bengalgram Flour
  • 1/2 Tsp Ajwain
  • 1/2 Tbsp Chopped garlic / 3-4 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 Tsp Ginger finely chopped / 1/2" inch ginger
  • 1 Green Chilli chopped
  • 1 Onion medium size chopped
  • 1/2 Tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Lemon juice
  • 2 Tsp Achaar Masala / Pickle Masala
  • 2 Tsp Mustard oil
  • 3 Tbsp Chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/2 tsp Salt or as required
  • 1/4 cup Water for binding or as required
Instructions
  1. Take whole wheat flour in a bowl  , add salt,ajwain, kalonji and ghee/oil.Make well shape in the centre, add water and knead dough. Cover the dough with cloth and keep it aside for 15-20 minutes.

  2. In a bowl ,take Sattu flour, add chilli powder , salt , mustard oil , finely chopped onions ,ginger, garlic and greens . Mix well.

  3. Add little water,part by part and mix the flour ,so that all flour combines together to hold the shape. I added 1/4 cup of water. If you add water little or no water ,then it becomes very dry to eat. So i suggest to add water such that flour can just hold shape but it shouldn't be more like a dough.

  4. Sprinkle flour over the board ,pinch a small portion of whole wheat flour and roll a medium size paratha.

  5. Place sattu mixture at the centre of the rolled paratha, bring the corners together to the centre.

  6. Pinch out the excess ,dough. Flatten the stuffed paratha, dust some flour and roll partha to 5-6 cms diameter.

  7. Heat a cast iron griddle, place the rolled paratha over a iron griddle.

  8. Apply some ghee or oil over the paratha ,flip and cook . You can see paratha puffing while cooking.

  9. Flip and cook on both sides till done.

  10. Serve Sattu Paratha with Curds and some fresh green salad .

Steps by Step Directions on making of Sattu Paratha :

Take whole wheat flour in a bowl  , add salt,ajwain, kalonji and ghee/oil.Make well shape in the centre, add water and knead dough. Cover the dough with cloth and keep it aside for 15-20 minutes.

In a bowl ,take Sattu flour, add chilli powder , salt , mustard oil , finely chopped onions ,ginger, garlic and greens . Mix well.

Add little water,part by part and mix the flour ,so that all flour combines together to hold the shape. I added 1/4 cup of water. If you add water little or no water ,then it becomes very dry to eat. So i suggest to add water such that flour can just hold shape but it shouldn’t be more like a dough.

Sprinkle flour over the board ,pinch a small portion of whole wheat flour and roll a medium size paratha.

Place sattu mixture at the centre of the rolled paratha, bring the corners together to the centre.

Pinch out the excess ,dough. Flatten the stuffed paratha, dust some flour and roll partha to 5-6 cms diameter.

 

Heat a cast iron griddle, place the rolled paratha over a iron griddle.

Apply some ghee or oil over the paratha ,flip and cook . You can see paratha puffing while cooking.

Flip and cook on both sides till done.

Serve Sattu Paratha with Curds and some fresh green salad .

Sattu Paratha

 

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