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dal paratha with butter

Leftover Dal Paratha Recipe

A delicious dal paratha recipe made with leftover dal served with pickle and curd is easily one of easy healthy tasty and filling breakfast. If you also have some leftover dal sitting in your fridge and wondering what can be made with leftover dal make this Leftover Dal paratha.
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Course: breads, Side Dish
Cuisine: indian cuisine
Keyword: dal paratha, flatbread, leftover recipes, paratha
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 12 paratha
Calories: 136kcal
Author: Rekha Kakkar


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  • 1 cup Leftover Dal cooked
2 cup whole wheat flour
  • ¼ cup cooked rice optional
½ teaspoon Salt to taste
  • ½ teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 3 Chopped green Chillies optional
  • ¼ cup Coriander leaves
  • ¼ cup grated carrots
  • 4 tablespoon Ghee/oil to cook Paratha
  • 2 cup whole wheat flour


  • For making dough Mix all the ingredients other than ghee in a big mixing bowl and make a stiff dough.
  • Knead the dough nicely and then rest it for 10-20 minutes.
  • You can also prepare dal paratha dough in the food processor.
  • Divide the dough into 12 equal portions and roll them as I have shown in the step by step process shots above.
  • Use dry wheat flour as required.
  • After you finish rolling the paratha, Heat a skillet, and place the paratha on the preheated griddle/tava/skillet.
  • In about after a minute flip it, and cook on the other side for a minute.
  • Now apply some ghee or butter on the top side and flip it again to cook it till bottom is perfectly brown and crisp.
  • Similarly cook both the sides till it is cooked nicely and layers and flaky, crispy and brown.
  • Cook All dal parathas like this and serve hot.


Calories: 136kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 43mg | Potassium: 81mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 501IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg