A paratha is one of the most popular unleavened stuffed flat breads in the part of Indian Subcontinent and they are made by baking or cooking whole wheat dough on a tava, and finishing off with shallow frying. Parathas are thicker and more substantial than chapatis/rotis.
A Chana Dal Paratha is a Indian bread, stuffed with chana dal (split bengal gram/chick pea) and cooked in a tawa. These Chana Dal Parathas are just as yummy as they are nutritious.
To make it firstly chana dal (split bengal gram) is soaked and then boiled in a pressure cooker or in a pan, then mixed with some Indian spices. Then this filling is stuffed to make the paratha. And finely cooked on a tawa or a pan.
Chana Dal Paratha is a popular bread in the state of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. They make chana dal paratha on some special occasions.
It can be served with butter, pickle or yogurt and is a very healthy, filling and nutritious. It can be served as a healthy breakfast, lunch or dinner.