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Chimtai (Chana Paratha)

Try the Chimtai – Parathas loaded with the richness of Brown Chick Peas


  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1⁄2 cup soaked, boiled and crushed brown chick peas (lal chana)
  • 4 tsp red chilli powder
  • 3⁄4 tsp carom seeds (ajwain)
  • Garam masala to taste
  • Chaat masala to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for cooking
  • Water


  • Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, mix well and knead into soft dough, using enough water.
  • Divide the dough into small portions and roll them into circles of 5 inch diameter.
  • Cook on a tava, using little oil, till golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
  • Serve the hot and delicious Chimtai.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Container 4

Calories 1265 kcal
Total Fat 39.7g
Total Carbohydrate 184.1g
Protein 42.8g


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