How to make Onion Parantha - Onion stuffed in rotis.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Wholewheat flour, Onions (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Breads

Onion Parantha Recipe Card

Onion Parantha

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Onion Parantha Recipe

  • Wholewheat flour 1 1/4 cups

  • Onions 1 medium

  • Salt 1 teaspoon

  • Green chilli 1

  • Yogurt 1/4 cup

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Oil to cook


Step 1

Sieve whole-wheat flour along with salt. Peel, wash and finely chop the onions. Remove stems, wash and finely chop the green chilli.

Step 2

Add the chopped onions and green chillies to yogurt. Add two tablespoons ghee, red chilli powder, cumin powder and half a cup of water. Add the flour and knead into soft dough.

Step 3

Cover with a moist cloth and set aside for half an hour. Knead again and divide into four equal parts. Make balls and press between palms of your hand.

Step 4

Roll out into a small puri, apply some oil and fold to make a triangle.

Step 5

Roll out again taking care to retain the triangular shape.