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Celery leaf dal paratha

Celery leaf dal parathas are a fusion recipe with garden fresh celery that adds flavour and taste to the everyday flatbreads. Have it at breakfast, lunch or dinner these dal parathas with loads of leaves are healthy, vegan and oil free.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine Fusion, Indian, Vegan, Vegetarian


For the dough

  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup tur dal cooked and mashed.
  • 2 cups celery leaves
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp pav baaji masala
  • 1/2 cup drinking water use as needed.

For rolling paratha

  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour for dusting the paratha


  • Clean, wash and chop the celery leaves.
    Celery leaves
  • Into a mixing bowl add the whole wheat flour, masala powders and salt and mix well.
    dal paratha mix
  • Add the chopped celery, mix it well.
    celery paratha mix.
  • Add the dal and water little by little and knead into a smooth, soft dough.
    dal paratha mix
  • Roll the dough into a ball, place a clean kitchen towel over it and rest the dough for 10 minutes.
  • Pinch of lime sized pieces of the dough.
  • Dust your hands with flour and roll them into a smooth ball.
  • Roll out the paratha on a dusted board to about a millimeter in thickness.
  • Place a flat pan on medium heat and cook the paratha.
  • Once brown speck appears on one side flip over and cook the other side.
  • Remove and place wrapped in a kitchen towel and keep it wrapped till you are ready to eat.
    Celery leaf paratha, dal paratha
Keyword Baking bread, Indian breads, Indian vegetarian dinner
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