Perfect Dinner Option in Vegetarian Diet- Cabbage Dal Paratha

Cabbage and Dal Paratha

Perfect Dinner Option in Vegetarian Diet- Cabbage Dal Paratha

Perfect Dinner option in Vegetarian diet- Cabbage and Dal Paratha

Vegetarian Diet is thought about lacking in good quality Protein. But inclusion of Cereals, Pulses in Vegetarian Diet increases the bio-availability of protein thus increasing its absorption by the body.

When we think about a Cereal Pulse combination the first think that comes to our mind is Khichdi. But here we present a healthy and tasty option, Cabbage Dal Paratha.


  • 4 Medium Paratha


For the dough:

    • 1 Cup Whole Wheat Flour

For stuffing:

      • 3/4 Cup Cabbage finely chopped
      • 2 Table Sp Split Yellow Moong Dal soaked and parboiled
      • 1 Tea Sp Oil
      • 1 Tea Sp Sauf Seeds (Fennel)
      • 1/4 Cup Onion finely chopped
      • 1 Tea Sp Green Chillies finely chopped
      • 1/4 Tea Sp Haldi Powder (Turmeric)
      • 1/2 Table Sp Amchur (Raw Mango Powder) powder

Add to taste:

      • Salt and Pepper

Other Ingredients:

      • Flour for rolling
      • Oil for cooking

Check our other recipes – Bajra Khichdi


For the dough

  • Combine the flour, salt and oil in a bowl, mix well and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
  • Cover with a lid and keep aside for 10 minutes.

For the stuffing

  • Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the fennel seeds and onions and saute on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  • Add the green chillies and cabbage and saute on a medium flame for another 1 minute.
  • Add the moong dal, mint leaves, turmeric powder, dried mango powder and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  • Divide the stuffing into 5 equal portions and keep aside.

Proceed with

  • Divide the dough into 5 equal portions.
  • Roll out one portion of the dough into a 150 mm. (6) diameter circle using a little wheat flour for rolling.
  • Place a portion of the prepared stuffing on half of the circle and fold it over to make a semi-circle.
  • Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and grease it using a little oil.
  • Cook the paratha, using a little oil till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  • Repeat with the remaining dough and stuffing to make 4 more parathas.
  • Serve immediately with curds and a pickle of your choice.

Check our Blog on Diet for Weight Loss or Exercise for Weight loss ? 

Nutritive Value:
Calories    Carbs    Proteins   Fats
    169             31              6                2

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