Spring Onion Greens Paratha

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I have already put up a few of the parathas (all parathas) like the Aloo paratha, Moongdal paratha and Methi thepla. Now here come another – spring onion greens which is very healthy and tasty. Spring onion greens are also used in the simple stir fry dish.

What you need to have:

1. Chopped spring onion – 1 cup

2. Wheat atta – 1 and 1/2 cup

3. Chick peas atta – 2 tablespoons

4. Chilli powder – 1 teaspoon

5. Turmeric powder – 1 teaspoon

6. Garam masala powder – teaspoon

7. Dhania-Jeera powder – 1 teaspoon

8.   Salt   – To taste

9.   Chopped coriander leaves   –   A handful

10.  Oil to knead   –   2  Tablespoons

11. Lemon juice – 1 teaspoon

Fresh Spring Onions

Ingredients of Spring Onion paratha

What you do with what you have:

1. Wash, chop spring onion greens and the small pearl onions  at the tip of the greens   and grind it in the mixie without water to a fine consistency.

Ground spring onion

2. Transfer ground spring onion from step 1 to a broad bowl and add wheat atta, chick peas atta, chilli power, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, dhania-jeera powder, salt, lemon juice, and cooking oil to it and knead it into a soft and paliable  dough. Pinch out required quantity of the dough from it.

Spring onion paratha dough and the pinched out ball

3. Dust the pinched out ball in wheat atta and roll it the required thickness on a thick plastic sheet.

Rolled Spring onion paratha

4. Place a skillet on medium flame and sprinkle a little oil/ghee on it. When heated place rolled paratha from step 3 on it and roast it .

Paratha being roasted

5. When done apply oil again ,flip and roast the other side as well.

Paratha being roasted on the reverse

6. When done enjoy with either amul butter and chutney powder or tomato ketchup.

Ready to serve Spring Onion Paratha

How long it takes: 45 minutes

Number of Parathas: 8-10


3 thoughts on “Spring Onion Greens Paratha

    Rujuta said:
    January 30, 2010 at 7:08 pm

    Hi Pratibha

    Great way to eat spring onion greens…..
    Novel recipe and lovely pics…..the parantha is looking yummy
    I loved your step by step photograph…..

    savita said:
    July 22, 2011 at 1:38 pm

    Thanks for the lovely recipe. I tried this and it was a hit, especially its aroma while making the parathas – is too yummy. I had too many of these onions and they were not so tender. Glad to have come across your recipe.


      prathibalrao responded:
      July 22, 2011 at 5:24 pm

      Hi Savitha,
      Thanx a lot for ur feed-back. This paratha is unique with its taste and aroma as you mention.

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