How to make delicious chanar/chenna paratha

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By Abhijit

Last Updated Jul 22, 2022


How to make delicious chhanar/chenner parathaHow to make delicious chanar/chenna paratha
How to make delicious chhanar/chenner paratha

The curdled milk which is prepared by adding lime juice to milk is called Chenna. It is very soft, so many sweets i.e. Rasgulla, Sandesh are made by this chenna. So why can’t we prepare paratha by staffing this chenna? It’s very easy like alur paratha, muli paratha. Mix the chana/chenna with salt and other spices and make a staff. Prepare the tomato-size balls with whole wheat flour and water, then make a half whole and put the chenna feeling inside the ball and flatten by the roller pin, and roast and fry with ghee; this is How to make delicious chanar/chenna paratha

Author: Abhijit Mukhopadhyay
Course: Indian flat bread, main
Cuisine: Indian
Level of cooking: Medium
Preparation time:25 minutes(excluding chenna preparation times)
Cooking time:15 minutes
Total time: 40 minutes
Servings: 2

 

Ingredients of How to make delicious chanar/chenna paratha

  • Whole wheat flour-250 gm
  • Milk-1/2 ltr
  • Lemon juice-1 tsp
  • Ghee-2 tsp
  • Dried fenugreek leaves-1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves-1 tsp
  • Onion-1 ( small) chopped
  • Coriander powder- ½ tsp
  • Chopped garlic-ginger-1 tsp
  • Salt-1 tsp
  • Warm water -2 cups

How to make delicious chanar/chenner paratha

 

To make a chanar/chennar paratha first you have to prepare chenna.

Heat a hard-bottomed pan and pour the milk and make a boil.

Slowly add the lime juice and simultaneously stir the milk slowly.

Slowly you can see the milk is transforming into chenna by separating the light green colour liquid residual.

Now strain the chenna with the help of a strainer or a clean muslin cloth.

 

How to make  paratha

Take a big bowl; add wheat flour and salt.

Make soft dough by adding warm water stage by stage; don’t pour all the water at a time.

Keeps it aside for an hour covering a clean cloth.

Meanwhile, in another bowl take Chenna or channa, add garlic, turmeric, chopped onion, coriander leaves, coriander powder, and dry fenugreek leaves and mix it nicely for feeling.How to make delicious chhanar/chenner paratha

Now take the wheat flour dough and make tomato size balls.

Now take a ball and make a space of ½ inch in the center with the help of your thumb and fill the Chenna mix; seal the space.

How to make delicious chhanar/chenner paratha

Same way prepare all the balls;

Sprinkle some flour and roll this to about 5-6 inch in size by the help of rolling pin.

Heat a girdle/tawa and transfer the paratha and roast it in both sides.

Then with the help of a cooking brush coat the ghee over the roasted parathas in both the side and fry it.

The same way makes all the parathas.

Serve with raita or pickle.

How to make delicious chanar/chenner paratha

How to make delicious chhanar/chenner paratha

It’s very easy like alur paratha, muli paratha. Mix the chana/chenna with salt and other spices and make a staff.Prepare the tomato size balls with whole wheat flour and water, then make ahalf whole and put the chenna feeling inside the ball and flatten by the rollerpin and roast and fry with ghee; this is How to make delicious chanar/chenner paratha.
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2
Calories

Equipment

  • griddle
  • Spatula
  • mixing bowl
  • pan
  • strainer

Ingredients
  

  • 250 gm whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 ltr milk
  • 1 tbsp kasuri methi
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Onion
  • coriander leaves
  • salt
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp chopped /grated ginger garlic
  • warm water

Instructions
 

  • To make a chhanar/chennar paratha first you have to prepare chenna.
  • Slowly add the lime juice and simultaneously stir themilk slowly.
  • Slowly you can see the milk is transforming intochenna by separating the light green colour liquid residual.
  • Now strain the chenna with the help of a strainer or a clean muslin cloth.

How to make paratha

  • Take a big bowl; add wheat flour and salt.
  • Make soft dough by adding warm water stage by stage;don’t pour all the water at a time.
  • Keeps it aside for an hour covering a clean cloth.
  • Meanwhile in another bowl take Chenna or channa, addgarlic, turmeric, chopped onion, coriander leaves, coriander powder, dryfenugreek leaves and mix it nicely for feeling.
  • Now take the wheat flour dough and make tomato sizeballs.
  • Now take a ball and make a space of ½ inch in thecentre with the help of thumb and fill the Chenna mix; seal the space.
  • Same way prepare all the balls;
  • Sprinkle some flour and roll this to about 5-6 inchin size by the help of rolling pin.
  • Heat a girdle/tawa and transfer the paratha and roast it in both the sides.
  • Then with the help of a cooking brush coat the ghee over the roasted parathas in both the side and fry it.
  • Same way make all the parathas.
  • Serve with yogurt or pickle.

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