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March 9, 2009

MALAYSIAN PARATHA AND AWARDS!!

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I took this recipe from “Aval Vikatan “ magazine under international cuisine section. I’ve done this 2-3 times so far.Its always a hit !!

Malaysian paratha 1!!

Ingredients
For dough:
  • Maida / All purpose flour – 1 cup
  • Salt – to taste
  • Hot water – As needed
  • Gingely/Sesame Oil – 1 tsp
For Filling/Stuffing:
  • Grated carrot –1 cup
  • Grated cabbage – 1 cup
  • Grated Onion – 3/4 cup
  • Boiled n Mashed potato – 1/2 cup(optional)
  • Green chilly – 2 – 3 nos(finely chopped)
  • Garlic flakes – 4 nos (Finely chopped)
  • Ginger – 1 inch size (finely chopped)
  • Ajinomoto – 1/4 tsp
  • White pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Soya sauce – 1/4 tsp
  • Salt – as needed
  • Water – little to sprinkle.
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
Method:
  • Knead the dough using Maida,salt,hot water and a tsp of oil and set aside.
  • Heat a wok/kadai with oil and add the finely chopped ginger,garlic and green chilly .Fry for a min.
  • Now add the grated onions and saute for a min.
  • Then add the grated vegetables and fry for sometime till the raw smell leaves it.(keep in high flame and stir it constantly so that it wont get burnt)
  • Now add the salt,soya sauce and ajinomoto.Toss it well.
  • Finally add the white pepper powder and mix it well.
  • Now sprinkle some water and close the kadai with lid.
  • Let it cook for 1-2 mins(mix it once in the middle )
  • The veggies will be fully cooked .
  • Now switch off the flame and close it with a lid.
  • Stuffing is ready.
stuffing
For paratha:
For 1 cup of Maida,u can make 5-6 chapattis.
  • Take the dough and make balls of even size as we make for chapatti.
balls
  • Roll it into a thin chapatti.
  • Take 2 –3 tsp of stuffing and keep it the center.
paratha n stuffing!!
  • Now close all the sides of chapatti to make it a square and roll it once.I hope the picture gives u a clear idea!!
stuffing2 stuffing3 stuffing4
  • Heat a dosa tawa and put the paratha over it.
  • Sprinkle some oil and cook both sides till golden brown.
Malaysian paratha is ready to serve with raita or pickle of ur choice!!




35 comments :

  1. this parotta sounds good, this preparation with vegetables is something new to me. nice and clear step by step instructions.
    Enjoy the awards, you merit them dear.

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  2. Nice presentation and yummy parathas. I also avoid using aji-no-motto, very rarely i use it.

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  3. lovely inviting paratha...Congrats on ur awards

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  4. Thanku akal for these awards:)thnaku lakshmi and shama:)

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  5. Wow lot of health info......Paratha looks yum. New way of folding to me.....Congrats on your awards dear.

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  6. Thank you very much...this is my first award...I am very very happy to receive it...

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  7. YUM!! Is this called Roti John? I heard something like that. Looks so yummy, and with all the stuffing it makes a wonderful meal too. Good post with lot of info! :)

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  8. Thanq so much chitra,u made my day
    Wonderful paratha

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  9. Congratulations on your awards and thank you so much for passing them to me! Wow! What a nice surprise to wake up to in a morning! I just posted my Monday post, so I will write about these on my post on Wednesday. Thank you!

    Paratha looks just delicious!

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  10. the paratha looks lovely with all that filling! congrats on the award.

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  11. Malaysian Paratha looks so good dear.
    Congrats on all ur awards , u deserve them a lot. Thanks for sharing them with me. I feel so great:)

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  12. Malaysian paratha sounds very interesting and yum ! Congrats on all your well deserved awards and lovely post with a lot of info :-)

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  13. Paratha is definitely one of my favourites....Thanks soo much Chitra for the awards...They are my first ones...You made my day!!!

    Regards,


    Shoba

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  14. Wow beautiful and i am drooling here.

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  15. Congrats Chitra...Good post with lots of info....Nice step wise Presentation... looks great.

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  16. the paratha sounds delicious..a good way to make everyone eat cabbage! :D congrats on the awards and thanks for thinking about me!!

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  17. This paratha is usually with egg drop on the the stuffing. One of the blogger Kamala made it. It is still on my try list. Good one!

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  18. hi, chitra, I Love youuuuu.....hahahaha don't get scared, do u know why I said like that, I always read ur Kitchen clinic because I wanted to write things like that in my blog but, I haven't had time to do so...I feel it is very important what u r cooking & how good it is to u as u said I have only heard from my circle that MSG is no good, some of them had after effects, I never buy anything which has MSG, without it also food tastes good as u said, & as u said sometimes like going to chinese resturant once in a while definitely is not going to kill us, I loved the whole block their. of course coming to the recipe it looks so delicious...will try sometime of course without MSG!!, & Thank u for remembering me, my first one was from rajee & now u, thank u again...well.

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  19. this is a new recipe to me. Paratha looks delicious Chitra! Congrats on all the awards.

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  20. Chitra paratha looks really delicious, i love this..but had them since long back..just drooling rite now here..

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  21. Congrats chitra..You have soem more waiting in my blog..Please get them..paratha looks delicious..

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  22. Congratulations Chitra...parathas look delicious...love the step by step instructions.

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  23. Congratulations on your awards! This paratha looks delicious and thank you so much for all the excellent information about MSG/Ajinomoto. It is commonly used in Asian cuisine and yet so vilified here in the US.

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  24. thanku phanitha:)
    thanks asha,iam not sure it is called by that name:)
    thanks varunavi & 5 star:)
    thanku shoba,hc,deepa,cham and SC:)
    thanku jaysri,me toooo luv u ;)u are so good:)

    thanku uma,priya,pooja and poornima:)

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  25. Hi Chitra, Paratha sounds great. I am alos a regular reader of Aval vikatan, but somehow i missed this. Thanks a lot for sharing. I appreciate your writting abou t food facts. Tempting me to have right now, today is my fasting also. surely i will prepare this and make my hubby happy.

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  26. Paratha looks delicious. I'm drooling here. Clear step by step instructions.

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  27. This is really a healthy parata...looks yum..congrats on your award dear

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  28. thanku vidhaas,valarmathi and priti:)

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  29. Hey thanks for stopping by my blog, Chitra! Loved your Malaysian parathas stuffed with veggies. Like your kitchen clinic section too. Adding you to my reading list :)

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  30. This kind of parotha is new to me! it's very different from the ususal aloo, gobi, mooli, paratha na? loved it completely! I will surely try it. Thanks chitra for the detailed recipe presentation :)
    Congratulations on all ur awards!
    Enjoy!
    TC

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  31. Tried this paratha...It was absolutely delicious...

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