Green Gram Paratha for Ayurvedic Diet | Ayurveda Living

Green Gram Paratha

Green Gram Paratha

Dosha benefits: Vata, Pitta


  • Wheat flour 1 cup
  • Moong dal ½ cup
  • Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder ¼ tsp
  • Turmeric powder A pinch
  • Coriander leaves 1 tbsp
  • Green chillies (finely chopped) 2
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil as required


  • Add little oil and salt to the wheat flour and make a soft dough with water. 
  • Soak the moong dal in water for some time and then cook it.
  • Heat some oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and asafetida. When the seeds splutter, add the rest of the ingredients.
  • Mix the entire mixture well and let it cool. 
  • Take a little portion of dough, knead it to a ball and then roll it in the shape of a small poori.
  • Close the sides of this poori after filling it with the dry dal filling.
  • Now roll it into a thick round paratha.
  • Cook this paratha with oil on a tawa till both the sides become golden brown.

Ayurveda Tip:

  • Green Gram is one of the best pulses recommended for daily consumption in Ayurveda. It is both a nutritional food and a herbal medicine.

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