Radish ( Mooli) stuffed Paratha

Mooli Paratha old


This is Indian flat bread stuffed with Spicy and comforting grated Mooli (Radish) with the fresh flavour of Mint. It can be served with home made dips which can be served for a breakfast or packed lunch.

Quantity: 7-8 parathas
Preparation time: 14-16 minutes (each paratha takes ~  1 ½- 2 minutes)
Waiting time: 15-20 minutes  Ingredients:


  • Wheat flour-1 ½ cup
  • Warm water- enough to make the dough
  • Dry flour- for dusting


  • Mooli/Radish- 1 to  1 1/4 cup
  • Green chilli- 3-4 num
  • Coriander-  Handful fresh chopped leaves
  • Mint leaves- 2tbsp
  • Salt-for taste
  • Oil- for shallow frying


  • Prepare the dough and keep it aside.
  • Grate the mooli/radish and keep aside for 15-20 minutes and later squeeze the water from it.
  • In a mixer jar add blend coriander, mint, green chilli and peanuts to paste without adding any water.
  • Add ground coriander/mint paste to the squeezed mooli and mix well (Adding Oats helps to remove excess water in Mooli) and divide the stuffing into 7-8 equal portions.
  • Now take the lemon sized ball of the dough and roll them into a small circle for poori size and place 1 – 2 spoons of stuffing in the centre and tuck the sides to cover the stuffing
  • Slightly dust the dry flour and roll to  5 -6 inch diameter.
  • Place it on the heated tawa and cook on the medium flame. When you see bubbles rising on the surface, turn it over.
  • Drizzle oil around its edges on both side with the help of spatula and cook for 30 seconds each side. Repeat flip and cook process until light brown spots appear on both sides.
  • Stuffed paratha with mooli is ready transfer it to the plate

Serve with Chutney.

Peanut chutney


  • Squeezing water from mooli help the parathas from breaking while rolling the dough.
  • Radish juice can be used to make the dough instead of water
  • Add 1-2tbsp of oats to the stuffing if you feel the stuffing is still wet before stuffing.

About Chitra Jagadish

My passion for Cooking & love to explore healthy recipes. This blog is a result from it and am here to share 'Recipes for Healthy living'...Its all about 'FOOD and HEALTH'

Posted on June 18, 2014, in Indian, Main dish and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.

  1. I haven’t made paratha in a long time, but this reminds me I should. Using radishes is new to me, but sounds delicious. Thanks.


  2. Mooli parantha .. yessssssssssssssssss a fantastic meal to have on a hot sunday morning with some curd and Lassi to wash it down 🙂 awesomeeeeeeeeeeeeeee


  3. I love mooli parathas. My mom prepares wonderful parathas and this post reminds me of my childhood. Thanks 🙂


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