Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is a delicious accompaniment for any curry dishes.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sauté onion in butter.
  2. Add remaining ingredients for the stuffing and let simmer for 5 minutes, until well mixed and dry.
  3. Remove from heat and set aside to cool (always use cold stuffing).
  4. Meanwhile prepare dough -- sift flour into a bowl.
  5. Add enough water a little at a time, to make a fairly stiff dough.
  6. Set aside for 1/2 hour.
  7. Knead until smooth and satiny.
  8. Divide dough into 6-8 equal parts.
  9. Roll out each piece into a 3 inch circle.
  10. Place filling in centre of one piece -- cover with another piece.
  11. Press and seal edges to prevent filling from coming out.
  12. Roll out again very gently on a floured board into a 6 inch circle.
  13. Bake on a preheated griddle for a minute.
  14. Spread butter on both sides of the Pratha.
  15. Turn over--fry both sides till crisp and brown.
  16. Serve hot with any curry, yoghurt or buttermilk.
  17. Different stuffing can be used, i.e. boiled mashed peas, boiled mashed potatoes, thinly chopped cabbage, cauliflower, or boiled/fried mince meat.

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