Mawa parantha is sweet stuffed Indian flat bread which is made with mawa, nuts and sugar stuffed in whole wheat dough and cooked till its golden and crisp from both the sides. You can serve this parantha with rabdi or kheer on special occasions. Give it a try, I am sure you will love it!
- Whole wheat flour - 3/4 cup
- Mawa/ Khoya - 1 cup, grated (Check the recipe for Homemade Khoya)
- Powdered Sugar - 4 Tbsp
- Cashew nuts - 2 Tbsp
- Almonds - 2 Tbsp
- Cardamom powder - 1/2 Tsp
- Ghee to shallow fry the paranthas
- + 1 Tbsp to knead the dough
- Water to knead the dough
- Combine whole wheat flour, ghee in a bowl. Mix well and knead into a semi-stiff dough using little water. Keep its aside and let it rest for 15-20 minutes
- In a bowl, combine grated mawa, powdered nuts, sugar and cardamom powder and mix well. Stuffing is ready. Keep it aside.
- Divide the dough into 5 equal portions and roll a portion of the dough into a circle of 75mm (3") diameter circle.
- Place a little stuffing (around 2 Tbsp) in the center of the circle.
- Bring together all the sides in the center and seal tightly.
- Roll again into the circle of 150 mm (6") diameter circle with the help of dry flour.
- Heat a non-stick griddle (tava) and cook the parantha using a little ghee until golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
- Repeat with the remaining dough and stuffing to make 4 more paranthas.
- Serve immediately.