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Mooli Paratha | Radish Paratha

Mooli Paratha | Radish Paratha
Mooli Paratha is a North Indian flat bread prepared by stuffing radish and other masala items. Whole wheat flour or atta is used in the preparation of flat bread. Paratha is prepared by flattening the atta balls and stuff any chosen vegetable masala in the middle and the the flat bread is closed around the stuffing as an envelope. Mooli Paratha can be served as Dinner or tiffin. It is served with curd and pickle or a simple raita. Please check below for step by step instructions and pictures for preparing North Indian flat bread Mooli Paratha.

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins 
Ready In: 35 mins
Yields:  7
Mooli Paratha

Table 1: For Outer Cover
Atta | Whole wheat flour  
2 Cups 

Table 2: For stuffing 
Shredded Radish     
1.5 Cup
1 tbsp
Ajwain seeds | Omam
1 tsp
Ginger finely chopped
1 tsp
Green chillies finely chopped
Onions finely chopped
1/2 Cup
Turmeric powder
1/4 tsp
Coriander powder
1 tsp
chilli powder
1 tsp
As needed
Chopped coriander leaves
2 stalks

Table 3: 
Oil / Ghee                         
7 tsp     


  • Wash and peel the outer skin of radish. Grate radish and squeeze out the extra water from radish. 
1 Mooli Paratha | Radish Paratha2 Mooli Paratha | Radish Paratha

  •   Make a soft dough by adding atta, salt along with extra water (got from squeezing radish). Allow it to rest for 15 minutes. Take a fraction of dough and make balls of medium size lemon.

                       3 Mooli Paratha | Radish Paratha4 Mooli Paratha | Radish Paratha
  • Heat Oil in a pan. Add ajwain seeds and fry for a min. Add finely chopped onions, finely chopped ginger and finely chopped green chillies. Fry till raw smell goes off.
5 Mooli Paratha | Radish Paratha6 Mooli Paratha | Radish Paratha

  •  Add grated radish and fry for 2 to 3 mins. Add salt, turmeric powder, coriander powder and chilli powder. Fry till raw smell goes off. Switch off the stove. Add finely chopped coriander leaves and allow the mixture to cool. 
7 Mooli Paratha | Radish Paratha8 Mooli Paratha | Radish Paratha
  • Take a fraction of dough and make ball of  slightly bigger size of ball prepared for outer layer . The number of outer layer balls and stuffing balls should be same. Take a outer layer ball, using hand pat gently and flatten to 2-3 inch diameter. Keep the stuffing in centre and close the outer layer. Using rolling pin, flatten the ball to to 10-12 inch diameter.
9 Mooli Paratha | Radish Paratha10 Mooli Paratha | Radish Paratha

  •   Heat dosa pan.  place the paratha in dosa pan. Drizzle 1/2 tsp of ghee or oil if needed. Cook till golden spots appear on some places. Turn and drizzle 1/2 tsp of oil. cook until golden spots appear on the other side also. Repeat the process for remaining flatten dough balls.     
11 Mooli Paratha | Radish Paratha12 Mooli Paratha | Radish Paratha

Mooli Paratha | Radish Paratha 
Mooli ka Paratha | Radish Paratha

Adjust chilli powder and green chillies to your taste.
Serve with curd and pickle.


  1. I see another interesting variation of paratha. Beautifully rolled and perfectly plated.

  2. Love mooli paratha...delicious looking and perfectly made paratha..

  3. Wow.. now itself mouth watering.Pass the plate to me nithya.Too good. love the texture and the softness.

  4. Mooli Paratha looks awesome dear :) well explained as always, I am yet to try this myself

  5. Prefectly rolled mooli paratha, well done..


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