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sattu ka paratha

Sattu Ka Paratha

Sattu ka Paratha is made with roasted Chana dal. It's an easy to make recipe and can be served along with sweet and salty tomato chutney,  baingan ka bharta or can also be eaten with any kind of pickle as well.
Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 403 kcal
Author Puja


Ingredients for Stuffing:

  • 1 cup Sattu roasted chana dal powder
  • 1 Onion, medium finely chopped
  • 10 cloves Garlic finely crushed
  • 1 inch Ginger finely crushed
  • 3 nos Green Chilli finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Lemon Juice - 1 tbsp
  • 1-2 tbsp Pickle Masala You can add the pickle masala from the stuffed red chilli pickle or mango pickle. Pickle masala gives a nice taste and flavour to sattu ka paratha,but you can use any pickle masala available
  • 1/2 tsp Ajwain
  • 1 tbsp Mustard Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil to roast paratha, you can use any vegetable oil, mustard oil or ghee

For dough:

  • 2 cups Wheat flour
  • Salt to taste
  • Water to knead


  1. Add salt in the wheat flour and make a medium soft dough which you normally make for stuffed parathas. Set aside.
  2. Take a bowl, add everything mentioned under stuffing.
  3. Mix everything really well with your fingers, so that the stuffing bind together due to the coriander, mustard oil and lemon juice added to it. You can taste the mixture at this time to make adjustments if required.

  4. If needed you can sprinkle some water if the stuffing is too dry.
  5. Now divide the dough into small portion and make it into a round shape.
  6. Place a portion of sattu mixture (approx 2 tbsin the middle, enfold the filling and pinch off the excess dough.
  7. Then roll out the paratha.
  8. Cook on hot tawa or flat pan, applying oil till both sides are cooked and golden brown in colour.
  9. Serve hot along with baingan ka bharta, tomato chutney, curd or pickle.
  10. It can be served for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Nutrition Facts
Sattu Ka Paratha
Amount Per Serving
Calories 403 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 27mg1%
Potassium 411mg12%
Carbohydrates 71g24%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 25IU1%
Vitamin C 8.4mg10%
Calcium 48mg5%
Iron 4.7mg26%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.