One thing that Indian cuisine proudly boasts of is a variety of Indian breads. From wholesome rotis to crispy pooris and stuffed parathas, there is something about Indian breads that we absolutely love to pair them with every delicacy. Think Indian breakfast and the first thing to pop in our minds is paratha. One of the most popular go-to meals for most us, parathas are ideal for everything from a heavy breakfast on-the-go or a lunch meal in a jiffy. They are a perfect combination of a yummy and nutritious meal when stuffed with a variety of spices and veggies.
And if you think you are an ardent paratha lover because you have tried almost everything from classic aloo parathas to gobi, paneer, mixed veg and even keema paratha, think again! Have you really tried every type of paratha? With time there have been countless experiments with the classic Indian bread, some drool-worthy and some not-so worthy, but some are definitely worth cooking at home too! Talwa Paratha is one such variety that is lesser known yet worth every bite.
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How To Make Talwa Paratha
While every other stuffed parathas will have the spices rolled in with the paratha, in talwa paratha it is inside the dough! And no, it isn't cooked over the pan with a teaspoon of oil. It is fried in hot oil until crispy cooked! Yes, talwa paratha is a spicy, flavourful, deep-fried goodness that is irresistibly delicious. To make it at home all you need is to make the dough with flour, red chilli powder and salt mixed together. In a pan, jeera, salt, peas and red chilli is sautéed together, cooled and mashed together to make the stuffing. The stuffing is packed in with the dough, rolled to paratha and deep-fried in desi ghee. Your crispy, stuffed, wholesome parathas are ready to be devoured!
Find the full recipe of talwa paratha here.
While talwa paratha is a complete meal in itself that you can enjoy on the go, but you can still pair it with your favourite sabzis or curd for a wholesome meal.
Try this yummy paratha at home for your next meal and share your experience in the comments section below.
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