Anda (Egg) Paratha

Anda (Egg) Paratha by Anand Caterers Pvt. Ltd

You can make these with just eggs or spice the eggs according to your taste.

Ingredients:

  1. Basic Chapati/Paratha Dough
  2. Eggs – 1 for every 2 Parathas
  3. Tomatoes – Finely chopped (as needed, to taste)
  4. Onions – Finely chopped (as needed, to taste)
  5. Coriander – Finely chopped (as needed, to taste)
  6. Green Chilies – Finely chopped (as needed, to taste)
  7. Salt – to taste
  8. Red Chili Powder
  9. Chaat Masala
  10. Coriander Powder
  11. Cumin Powder

Method:

Beat Eggs and mix all of the above ingredients (except dough) together with the beaten eggs. Keep aside. Roll out a golf ball size portion of dough into a 4-5 inch disc. Dip into dry flour to prevent it from sticking to the surface. Coat a thin layer of oil on the disc and sprinkle dry flour onto it. Fold the disc into a semi-circle, coat another thin layer of oil and sprinkle dry flour on it. Fold the semi-circle into a triangle, dip it into dry flour and roll it out into a larger triangle. Place triangle onto a hot tava and flip it once bubbles appear. Wait another 20-30 seconds until it starts to puff up. With a butter knife, gently open up the top layer of the triangle to form a pocket. Pour in approx. 1/2 egg worth of mixture into the pocket and close it. Allow it to cook on low flame for 20-30 seconds and gently flip it without letting all of the egg mixture spill out. A little will ooze out but that’s ok. Cook once again, pressing slightly until all of the raw egg is cooked inside. Serve immediately or keep in an insulated container until ready to serve.

Krishna Sahai
Krishna Sahai

Krishna Sahai took voluntary retirement as a senior Commissioner of Income Tax of the Indian Revenue Service to follow alternative paths. A multi-talented person, she is a trained Bharata Natyam dancer and has also published a book on the subject. Krishna has imbibed the old traditions of Avadhi culture from her family and is concerned about preserving the vanishing cuisines of India. She consults on financial and business matters apart from running a not-for-profit organization.

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