Moongdal Paratha, Mogar Roti, Yellow lentil flattened bread

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High protein, easy on stomach Moong or Mogar paratha a rajasthani delicacy

A high protein option for vegetarians especially quality wise, moogar paratha, which is a combination of cereals (wheat flour) and pulses (moongdal) gives you a good combination essential protein almost comparable to an egg.

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Also high in fibre as well as other essential nutrients, including potassium, phosphorous and B vitamins.

Yellow moong dal is extremely light and easy to digest, so very apt for this season. ..do give it a try.

Ingredients
“Mogar/Moong dal/ split yellow dal -1 cup
Wheat flour- 2 cups
Red chilly pd -2 tsp ( adjust as needed)
Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
Asafoetida a pinch
Water as needed
Salt to taste
Oil for frying + 1tbsp for adding while making the dough
Water as needed

Method
Soak the yellow moong dal in enough water for 3-4 hours.
Drain the water from soaked mogar /yellow moong dal.
In a vessel add wheat flour, put dal, chilly powder, turmeric powder, asafoetida,oil & salt.
Mix them well, add water little by little and make a dough like a chapathi dough.
Divide them to equal balls and roll them with a rolling pin.
Make small balls & roll all to thin chapathis & keep aside.

Heat a tawa and place the rolled roti on it, once you see little bubbles on top , flip and cook the other side , drizzle oil as needed.
Once you see little brown spots flip and cook them again.
Cook by pressing the roti well with a ladle so that they get little crispy.

Do the same for the rest of the dough balls.
The crispy mogar roti is ready to enjoy as a snack or a meal .”

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