Mughlai Paratha (Traditional Bengali Street Food & Breakfast)

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Mughlai Paratha (Traditional Bengali Street Food & Breakfast)


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :1 Hr 0 Min

Cook Time : 20 Min

Total Time : 1 Hr 20 Min


Serves : 4
  • 1 cup atta (whole wheat flour)

  • 1/4 tsp. salt or to taste

  • 1 tbsp. oil to knead

  • 2 eggs, beaten with a pinch of salt

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 2 green chilies, chopped

  • 1 tomato, deseeded and chopped

  • 2 tbsp. coriander leaves, chopped

  • 1/2 tsp. pepper powder

  • 3-4 tbsp. oil


  • Knead a stiff dough with the atta, salt, 1 tbsp. oil and required quantity of water. Keep aside for an hour.
  • In a bowl, mix together the onions, green chilies, tomatoes, coriander leaves and pepper powder. Keep aside.
  • Make 4 equal portions of the dough. Roll out each portion into a large circle. Place some of the stuffing in the centre, followed by little of the beaten egg.
  • Fold the parathas from all the four sides like an envelope. Heat 1 tsp. oil in a tawa / griddle and shallow fry them one at a time on both the sides till light golden in colour.
  • Make similar parathas in the same way and fry them till done. Serve them hot with any side dish or pickles.