Onion Paratha
Onion Paratha
5 from 1 vote
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings: 8 parathas
This flavorful and aromatic dish is a must-try for onion lovers. The paratha is packed with savory, spicy, and tangy notes that will leave your taste buds begging for more. Perfect for a satisfying meal or a delicious snack, this dish is sure to impress your friends and family.

Nutrition: per serving



  • 250 g Wholemeal Flour
  • 1 Onion finely chopped
  • 1 Green Chilli finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Chilli Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp Coriander chopped
  • 2 tbsp Oil for cooking


  • In a mixing bowl, combine the wholemeal flour and a pinch of salt.
  • Gradually add water and knead into a smooth dough. Cover and let it rest for 30 minutes.
  • Heat the vegetable oil in a pan over medium heat.
  • Add cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  • Add the finely chopped onions and sauté until translucent.
  • Add the chopped green chilli, coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, and salt. Cook for another 2-3 minutes until the onions are soft and aromatic.
  • Stir in the fresh coriander leaves and remove from heat. Allow the filling to cool completely.
  • Divide the rested dough into equal portions and roll each portion into a small ball.
  • Flatten a dough ball and roll it out into a small circle on a floured surface.
  • Place a spoonful of the prepared onion filling in the centre of the circle.
  • Bring the edges of the dough together and seal the filling inside. Flatten the stuffed dough ball gently.
  • Roll out the stuffed dough ball into a thin paratha.
  • Heat a skillet or tawa over medium-high heat.
  • Place the rolled paratha onto the hot skillet and cook until bubbles appear on the surface.
  • Flip the paratha and drizzle some vegetable oil around the edges. Cook until both sides are golden brown and crispy.
  • Repeat the process with the remaining dough and filling.
  • Serve the hot Onion Parathas with yogurt, pickle, or any desired accompaniments.

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