Onion Paratha is simple ,easy and quick recipe .Whenever there is no or short of vegetables at home ,I prepare this onion paratha.Onion Paratha is a delicious recipe when accompanied with boondi raita and pickle.It tastes so good that ,I’ll enjoy eating this till my last bite.

onion paratha

Its everyday saga for me to think what to cook for tomorrow’s breakfast and lunch box ? So ,this recipe has become a saviour for me ,many times. As I prepare onion paratha for breakfast as well as pack the same for Lunch box too.

Ease way to laze around once in a while with such kind of 2 in 1 breakfast – lunch box options.Other breakfast-lunch box option ,I often follow are: Aloo Paratha , Chinese Stuffed Paratha, Mooli ParathaAvarekalu Bath ,Tomato Bath & Moong Dal Rice.

I personally love this Onion paratha because I add Kalonji (onion seeds) and Ajwain (carom Seeds). Unlike ,other Paratha’s don’t roll it thin ,roll it bit thick ,so that onions doesn’t sneak peek here and there.

Also roll paratha and cook it simultaneously , as onions may start releasing juices when it comes in contact with salt, if delayed.Fry on hot tava / griddle by drizzling ghee/ oil ,flip and cook on both sides,till crisp.

Serve Onion Paratha with Boondi Raita / Curds and Pickle.

Recipe Card for Onion Paratha

Onion Paratha

Indian flat bread stuffed with onion and spices.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time27 mins
Total Time37 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: North Indian
Keyword: Punjabi
Servings: 8 Makes
Calories: 132kcal
Author: Muktha H S

Ingredients

For Paratha Dough

  • 2 cups Wheat flour
  • 1 Tbsp Kasuri Methi / dry fenugreek
  • 1/2 Tsp Ajwain /Carom Seeds
  • 3/4 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tsp Oil
  • 3/4 - 1 cup water ,as required

For Stuffing

  • 3 large Onions finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 green chillies finely chopped
  • 1 Tsp Red chilly powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt or as required
  • 1/2 tsp Amchoor Powder / dry mango powder
  • 1/4 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1/4 - 1/2 tsp Jeera Powder / Cumin Powder

For rolling and frying

  • 1 Tbsp Kalonji Seeds /onion seeds
  • 1/4 cup Wheat flour for dusting
  • 2-3 Tbsp Ghee / Oil for frying

Instructions

  • Take 2 cups of Wheat flour in a bowl or big plate , add kasuri methi (dry fenugreek) , ajwain ( carom seeds) ,1 Tsp salt and mix well.
  • Make a well in the center, add water, oil, knead well and prepare the dough.
  • Cover the dough with a muslin cloth, close and keep it aside for minimum 15 minutes.
  • In a bowl, take 1 Tsp red chilli powder, salt, garam masala , jeera (cumin) powder and amchur (dry mango ) powder, mix well everything and keep the spice powder ready.
  • Finely chop 3 large or 4 medium size onions, 2 Tbsp coriander leaves and 1 or 2 green chillies. Mix well everything and keep aside.
  • Dust the working place, sprinkle some kalonji / onion seeds
  • Pinch a medium size dough , roll over the kalonji seeds and flatten it. Dust some flour and roll it in a circle of around 5" inches in a diameter.
  • Sprinkle some spice powder and place the onion filling at the centre, again sprinkle some spice over on top.
  • Take edges of the dough ,start pleating and bring it to the centre.
  • Press the pleats from centre, dust some flour, sprinkle Kalonji seeds and roll it to a size of around 6 to 7 inches in diameter.
  • On a hot tava /iron griddle ,place the rolled paratha.When the base is partially cooked flip the paratha ,spread some ghee and cook the other side.Flip and cook on both sides.
  • Serve hot with boondi raita / curds and pickle.

 

Step by Step Directions on making of Onion Paratha :

Take 2 cups of Wheat flour in a bowl or big plate , add kasuri methi (dry fenugreek) , ajwain ( carom seeds) ,1 Tsp salt and mix well.

Onion Paratha | easy onion paratha recipe

Make a well in the centre, add water, oil, knead well and prepare the dough.

Onion Paratha | easy onion paratha recipe

Cover the dough with a muslin cloth or kitchen towel, close and keep it aside for minimum 15 minutes.

Onion Paratha | easy onion paratha recipe

In a bowl, take 1 Tsp red chilli powder, salt, garam masala , jeera (cumin) powder and amchur (dry mango ) powder, mix well everything and keep the spice powder ready.

Onion Paratha | easy onion paratha recipe

Finely chop 3 large or 4 medium size onions, 2 Tbsp coriander leaves and 1 or 2 green chillies. Mix well everything and keep aside.

Onion Paratha | easy onion paratha recipe

Dust the working place, sprinkle some kalonji / onion seeds.Onion Paratha | easy onion paratha recipe

Pinch a medium size dough , roll  over the kalonji seeds and flatten it. Dust some flour and roll it in a circle of around 5″ inches in a diameter.Onion Paratha | easy onion paratha recipe

Sprinkle some spice powder  and place the onion  filling at the centre, again sprinkle some spice over on top.Onion Paratha | easy onion paratha recipe

Take edges of the dough ,start pleating and bring it to the centre.

Onion Paratha | easy onion paratha recipe

Press the pleats from centre, dust some flour, sprinkle Kalonji seeds and roll it to a size of around 6 to 7 inches in diameter.

Onion Paratha | easy onion paratha recipe

On a hot tava /iron griddle ,place the rolled paratha.

Onion Paratha | easy onion paratha recipe

When the base is partially cooked flip the paratha ,spread some ghee and cook the other side.Flip and cook on both sides.

Onion Paratha | easy onion paratha recipe

Serve Onion paratha with boondi raita / curds  and pickle.

onion paratha

 

 

 

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4 thoughts on “Onion Paratha | easy onion paratha recipe”

  1. Stumbled upon your site via Google+ and happy to see the blog and the dishes posted Muktha. Love onion parathas and the caramelized taste of the onions once they are cooked on the griddle. Cheers and stay connected.

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