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Sattu Paratha Recipe

Sattu Paratha Recipe with step by step photos for a healthy breakfast.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Servings 6 parathas


For the Paratha:

  • Whole wheat flour - 2 cups
  • Salt - to taste
  • Water - to knead
  • Oil - to cook

For the Stuffing:

  • Sattu flour - 1 cup
  • Onion (chopped) - 1/4 cup
  • Ajwain - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Green chilies - 3
  • Ginger - 1/2 inch piece
  • Garlic - 4 cloves
  • Lemon juice - 1 tsp
  • Mango pickle piece - 2 nos or Amchur powder - 1 tsp
  • Pickle Oil or Sesame oil - 2 tsp
  • Coriander leaves (chopped) - 3 tsp


For the Paratha:

  • In a wide bowl, add whole wheat flour, salt and mix well.
  • Add water little by little and knead into a soft dough.
  • Close the bowl with a lid and let the dough rest for 30 mins.

For the Stuffing:

  • In a mixie jar, add ginger, garlic, green chilies, mango pickle and pulse to a coarse paste.
  • Take sattu flour in a mixing bowl. Add salt, ajwain and mix well.
  • Add the coarsely ground paste, chopped onions, pickle oil, lemon juice, coriander leaves and mix with your finger tips till it resembles like bread crumbs.
  • Add water little by little and make a soft dough.
  • Divide equally into 6 portions and make each portion into a ball and keep aside.

How to make Sattu Paratha:

  • Divide the paratha dough equally into 6 portions and make each portion into a ball.
  • Take a ball and gently flatten between your palm and shape into a cup.
  • Place a sattu stuffing ball into the cup and bring the edges together and pinching the seams.
  • Once again make a ball. Follow the same and make 5 more stuffed balls.
  • Place the stuffed ball on a rolling board and using flour for dusting, roll into a disc using a rolling pin to form an 8 inch dia.

How to cook Sattu Paratha:

  • Heat a tawa or a griddle. When its hot, place a rolled out paratha and cook over medium heat.
  • After a few seconds, drizzle few drops of oil all around the paratha and cook till few spots on top puff up.
  • Flip it and cook the other side after drizzling few more drops of oil around till its lightly browned.
  • Follow the steps till all the parathas are cooked.
  • Serve this Organic Sattu Paratha hot with pickle, curds or any vegetable curry of your choice.