Chana dal paratha &imli aloo

Tha combination of chana dal paratha & Imli aloo is just superb. Basically this dish is from U.P.

My mother was very much fond of this dish so therefore I dedicate this dish to her. May her soul rest in peace.

Though this dish is quite fulfilling but you shall enjoy it a lot.Here goes the recipe

For the Imli aloo

Boil 3-4 potatoes. Peel them & keep aside.

Take 2 tsp oil in pan ,put jira,hing,& crush the boiled potatoes. Add 1 tsp red chilli powder&pulp of imli or tamarind. Put salt to tadte. Bring it to a boil. Now keep this imli aloo aside.

Fro the filling

Take oil in pressure cooker. Put jira ,1 tsp red chilli powder,1/2  tsp turmeric  powder & salt to taste. Add 1 cup chana dal add 2 cups of water . Take 4 whistles of cooker. Make sure that dal is cooked & the filling is dry.

Now knead whole wheat flour. Make small balls ,fill the filling &roll out parathas. Cook them crisp on both sides.Enjoy with imli aloo





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