Mongre da paratha

Stuffed flatbread / paratha recipe using seasonal radishpods / mongre / mongri vegetable and spices.


  • 100 grams radish pods / mongre, ends cut
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seed powder / jeera powder
  • 2 red chillies
  • 1 piece ginger, small piece
  • 1 onion, medium sized
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • Few fresh coriander leaves
  • Oil, for greasing
  • Salt, as per taste
  • 2 cups wheat flour


  1. Knead flour in dough and keep aside.
  2. For filling, blend mongre with chillies, ginger, garlic, onion, coriander leaves, cumin seed powder and salt to coarse mixture.
  3. Using two dough balls, roll two rotis/ flatbread. Place 1 tablespoon filling on one roti, evenly spread and then place another roti over it. Close the edges. Roll gently to seal the ends.
  4. Bake on hot tawa on both sides. Grease with little oil to make surface crisp.
  5. Serve hot mongre da paratha with curd.

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