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 Sattu Paratha or Bhabhari

Sattu Paratha or Bhabhari is a very tasty and popular Bihari dish. It is generally had with chokha as accompaniment . It is basically made with wheat flour dough with a filling of specially prepared sattu (fine ground chana powder).

Preparation of the filling:

Take about 250 grams of Sattu and add finely chopped garlic, green chilli, coriander leaves. Ginger, onion, ajwain,1 spoon lemon juice, salt to taste and mix well with little bit of water to form a semi wet filling.

Preparation of Covering:

Take 500 grams of wheat flour; add 4 spoons of ghee or oil, 2 spoons of salt and mix well with water to make dough.

 Preparation of Sattu Paratha:

 Make small round ball of the dough, flatten it slightly and pressing in the middle make a cup shape out of it and fill about one-two spoons of filling. Now close the edges of cup to make it round. Now make Sattu Paratha (bhabhari)  as follows:

 lRoll the filled dough into a disc, heat a tawa and place the parantha on it and cook until bubbles start to appear on the top (do not burn). Flip the paraha and press gently with a spatula. Sprinkle some oil on both sides and flip and press gently. Remove paratha from the tava and place in a covered/insulated container. Continue with remaining parathas.

Serve the Sattu Parathas or Bhabhri with coriander chutney or brinjal bhurta or curd and pickle.