Take a break from the plain paratha and try out this quick onion paratha. The taste of onions mixed with few spices and wheat flour is awesome. The method is quick and easy as you don’t have to fill the stuffing separately. Knead the stuffing and wheat flour together to make a quick breakfast.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Servings: makes 6 parathas

  • 1 cup wheat flour (for dough)
  • 1/2 cup wheat flour (for dusting)
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 onion (finely chopped)
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 green chillies (finely chopped)
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 bowl oil (small)Salt according to taste

Preparation Instructions:

  • Heat a tbsp oil in a pan and add cumin seeds and onions. Saute till they turn light brown.
  • Now add green chillies, coriander powder, garam masala, coriander leaves and mix well. Cook for 2-3 minutes and turn off the flame. Let the mixture cool.
  • In a bowl, take 1 cup wheat flour, 1 tbsp oil, cooked onion mixture and salt according to taste. Add water in small quantities and knead a soft dough. Cover the dough with a clean cotton cloth and keep it aside for 15 minutes.
  • Divide the dough into 6 balls, gently press between your palms and make a dough pattie. Coat it with dry flour and roll into a round disc (roti).
  • Heat a tawa on medium flame and place the roti over it. When you see tiny bubbles rising on the surface, flip it. Apply 1/2 tsp oil and cook for 30 seconds. Repeat oiling and cooking on another side.
  • Cook on both sides till golden brown spots appear on the paratha. Make all parathas like this and serve hot with curd.


  • You can also add 2 tbsp chopped spring onion in the dough for a different taste.
  • You can also try it in triangle shape.

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