Mooli Paratha Recipe | Radish Paratha | How to make Mooli Ka Paratha

Mooli Paratha/Radish paratha - Delicious and healthy paratha Punjabi Paratha recipe. Radish is called as Mullangi in Tamil. Mooli Ka Paratha can be prepared in 2 ways.

Option 1) Preparing like regular Aloo Paratha - Prepare the dough, roll into small circles, stuff the radish mixture, close the ball, roll it again to the size of paratha.

Option 2) Mix grated radish and other spices, leave it for 20 minutes, Mix with wheat flour and water, form a smooth pliable dough, leave it for sometime(optional), prepare like normal paratha

I prefer the second option as it is quite simple, easy, no mess, with no extra time and ensures that radish is well spread across paratha. When we go with the first option, we need to be extra careful as the radish stuff leaves juice and make the paratha a messy and watery one. So, we need to squeeze the radish mixture before stuffing into the paratha. Of course, we can use the squeezed juice to make paratha. But we need to wait till that time before making the dough. So, my recommendation is to go for the second option which is quite easy.

Mooli Paratha

Mooli Paratha Recipe | Radish Paratha | How to make Mooli Ka Paratha

Preparation Time:15 mins | Cooking Time : 20 mins | Makes: 10 approx
Recipe Category: Breakfast & Dinner| Recipe Cuisine: Indian


  • Wheat Flour - 2 cups(400 ml)
  • Radish - 1 large size
  • Red chilli powder - 1 tsp or As required
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Salt - To taste
  • Water - As required

  • Optional:

  • Big onion - 1/2 finely chopped(medium size)
  • Garam Masala Powder - 1/4 to 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Ajwain - 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves -  tbsp finely copped


1. Take the grated radish in a bowl, add red chilli powder, salt and cumin seeds.  If you are adding other optional ingredients, you can add them now.Mix well and keep it covered for 20 minutes. Mix the whole wheat flour with the radish mixture and add required salt. Add water little by little and make a smooth pliable dough. Keep it covered for another 20 minutes but this is totally optional.


2. Make lemon sized balls and roll it over like normal chapathi/roti. Cook both side on tawa till the sides get golden brown spots and get cooked.

Radish Paratha

Mooli Ka Paratha/Radish Paratha is ready to serve. Enjoy it with pickle, curd or any other mouth watering gravies. I served with Green Chili Stew.

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