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Chana Dal Paratha Recipe - Stuffed Dal Ka Paratha Recipe

Chana dal parata or dal paratha taste amazing and healthy. This paratha is super easy to make and is very nutritious. You can serve it with some plain yogurt and pickle.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main
Cuisine Indian
Servings 6 to 8 paratha



  • Wheat Flour / Atta – 1 cup + extra if needed
  • Salt – ½ tsp
  • Oil – 1 tblspn + for making paratha
  • Water as needed


  • Oil - 1 tblsp
  • Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida / Kaya Podi / Hing - ¼ tsp
  • Onion - 1 medium size chopped finely
  • Green Chillies - 2 chopped finely
  • Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Chana Dal - 1 cup


  • Start by making dough, take flour, salt, oil in a bowl. rub well so oil is mixed in with the flour.
  • Add in water slowly and knead to a soft smooth dough. Cover the dough with a bowl and set aside for 30 mins.
  • Pressure cook chana dal for 2 to 3 whistle. Drain it and mash it roughly and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add cumin and asafoetida and let them sizzle.
  • Add in onions, chillies and saute for 2 mins.
  • Add in salt and turmeric powder and mix well.
  • Add in chana dal and mix well. Mash it well. Set aside to cool.
  • Take small portion of dough, spread it gently. Spoon some dal filling in and seal the edges.
  • Now roll it gently.
  • Now put it on a hot pan and drizzle with oil. Cook till light brown on both sides.
  • Serve.
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