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The Most Popular Parathas Across Different States in India...

Are you fed up with eating the not so desi and bland food items like pasta, burgers, French fries and shakes? Why not shift your focus to yummy and piping hot parathas, the most popular India snack items. The best part of parathas is that they are very easy to prepare in a matter of just 10 to 15 minutes. Let us discuss the types of parathas that are famous in different states across India. South India- Parotta All South Indians have their separate versions of parathas, the most popular is “Kerala Parotta”. It is primarily made using ‘maida’, instead of ‘atta’. These parathas are usually served with meat curry, chicken, egg roast or other side dishes. West Bengal- Dhakai Paratha A heritage recipe of West Bengal, Dhakai Parathas are soft and tasty parathas that are made by preparing fluffy dough of maida and wheat flour. It can be served with gravy dishes, curd or vegetable dishes. Rajasthan- Moong Dal Paratha An extremely popular paratha of Rajasthan, here healthy moong dal takes the form of a delicious paratha. These parathas are made using cooked moong dal, along with onions and potato for binding. Different varieties of spices are also used to add flavor. These parathas are soft inside and crisp outside. Amchur powder and crushed coriander seeds are added to give the paratha a distinctive flavor. These rich in iron and protein parathas taste best when served along with tea, vegetable dish or curd. North India- Aloo Paratha An extremely popular breakfast dish in North and Central India, Aloo Paratha is a dish with universal appeal. What makes these whole wheat parathas, so tempting is the tasty and soft filling of potatoes flavored with crunchy onions and spices. Amchur gives the parathas a tinge of tanginess and green chilies spike up the flavor. Relish the parathas with pickles, curd or...

Different types of Indian Parathas

Parathas are very popular breakfast all over India. They are one of the categories of Indian bread which are now available in all Indian restaurants. A report published by expert researchers in food subject area suggests that Indian food in general is famous all over the world due to its variety in taste. If you are doing a research or writing an essay on Indian food culture, reading this article will be beneficial for you. There are various types of parathas namely plain parathas and stuffed parathas. Some of the famous stuffed parathas are as follows. Aloo paratha is the dish in which paratha is stuffed with aloo mixture. Make dough of wheat flour. First boil the potatoes peel it and mash it. Then mix it with the spice powders, salt and finely chopped green chillies. Then take a piece of dough and roll it into a small circle. Put the stuff in the middle of dough and close the ends. Then roll it normally as you do for a chapathi. Then fry it with ghee. Gobi paratha is often made by Punjabis as breakfast. These parathas taste better when served with white butter or mango pickle. Grate the gobi finely and mix it with green chillies. Then add red chilli powder, salt and garam masala powder to the grated gobi. Stuff it as told earlier, roll it and fry with ghee properly. Methi paratha is the other famous Indian dish which is very tasty. Wash the methi or fenugreek leaves properly. Drain the water away thoroughly. Later finely chop the leaves. Take a bowl and mix chopped methi leaves with finely chopped green chillies, garlic, grated ginger for good taste, turmeric powder, and oil. Then mix it properly. Stuff the dough with this mixture. Roll it and fry properly with ghee. Egg paratha is the other non veg dish which is very tasty. Heat the oil in a pan. Add the onions and fry it till they become translucent.  Later add ginger garlic paste, chopped green chillies, coriander powder, salt and turmeric. Now break the eggs into this mixture and mix it quickly. This will become egg scramble. You can add lemon juice for your taste. Finally stuff this mixture in the dough. Roll it and fry properly with...

Roti – Going from strength to strength

When pizzas and burgers first infiltrated the Indian market in the form of multi-national fast food chains, everybody thought that the citizens of this country would lose their interest in our traditional foods. But this has not been the case. Indian dishes are still going strong and nothing satisfies the palate of the people of this land than a good roti. In fact, there are now new dishes being invented with the roti, where this traditional Indian bread is being combined with some continental delights to throw up a fancy and innovative item. Clearly, the roti has been able to hold its own against the...

Concept of Branded Rotis in India

Roti is one of the most important part of every Indian’s diet and is part of his everyday meal round through the year. Indians love their rotis and paranthas in various ways, styles and flavours and enjoy the occasional change in taste in their everyday staple food. Rotiparantha is a portal developed to give Indians the opportunity to indulge in their favourite food, with tastes that linger on for a long time. The concept of branded rotis is gradually picking up in India and is a huge hit amongst working women. It gives consumers the guarantee of having fresh food coupled with a great...

Rotis & Paranthas: A delicious way to good health!...

Even some years back the roti was popular only in the Northern parts of India, where people took it as a staple diet. However, the growing health awareness among people and the resultant preference for light foods and vegetarian diet has made this humble Indian bread as the main part of diet for others too. Today roti is popular not only in the various parts of India, but also in the other localities of the world. The adaptation of roti as a part of the diet by people all over the world has given rise to various forms and versions of roti. Nevertheless, the traditional way in which roti was made in the past is practiced even today. This is because traditionally roti was made from whole wheat dough which is good for health as it has no fat. Such rotis are also wholesome and aid in cleansing your blood vessels, give you energy, contain proteins that build up your muscles, have low glycemic index which is good for controlling diabetics and heart diseases. But, once again, there’s no hard-and-fast rule that states roti should be made only from wheat flour. Actually, you can use your imagination and health-consciousness for preparing rotis or paranthas. For instance you can use bajra which has low fat and contains fiber, protein, and complex carbohydrates. Healthy stuffs like oats, gram flour or soya flour can also be used. You can add more flavors to your roti by stuffing it with tasty vegetables, greens, lentils, dals, onions, and healthy spices like coriander and fenugreek. You can also avoid using excess oil or ghee which will help you control your caloric...

Roti parantha – the unique dish of culture...

Indian breads like chapati or roti are cooked at the majority of Indian homes. One will realize that there are kinds of Indian breads that are ready to eat at home. Many Indian houses are familiar with paranthas because they serve as the staple food for daily meals. They have been used since ages and are very popular. Making the chapati may be a tough task for several folks, whereas, for expert house wives, it is a straightforward job. By exploring the sorts of breads, rotis, chapatis, paranthas, naan, and kulcha, you will be taken through the world of taste. Rotiparatha has become famous for providing distinctive and yummy rotis and paranthas in many parts of India. The dish’s success is all due to the tongue tickling taste of the rotis and paranthas, along with good quality. A variety of roti and paranthas suit the taste buds of individuals residing in several corners of the globe. You will be able to enjoy a variety of paranthas including Jodhpuri Parantha, Chicken Parantha, Paneer Parantha and also the Mughlai Parantha. Latest dishes include the Sweet Paranthas and sound incredible for folks who love sweets and candied food. The paranthas and rotis are made keeping in mind the style of cooking and hygiene standards. Rotiparantha has become one of the most prestigious shops providing a good variety of rotis and paranthas. It is a well known indisputable fact that food has the power to bind individuals hailing from completely different walks of life. Food joints are conscious of this reality and, therefore, make sure that all the roti and parantha ranges reach this goal. With different stuffing of paranthas, Rotiparantha has won the favor of individuals looking for mouth watering dishes. Stuffing includes food ingredients like onion, potato, cauliflower, etc. All varieties of paranthas are served with a bowl of spicy pickles and yummy curd. So, do taste the range of rotis and paranthas for a finger licking experience....

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