Leftover Dal Paratha

Leftover Dal Paratha

Here is a recipe for leftover dal paratha. Perfect recipe for breakfast – Leftover dal paratha served with butter, spicy pickle or green chutney and hot cup of tea. This makes good use of the bachi hui dal. It can be any dal – green moong dal, arhar dal, chana dal, moong dhuli dal or panchratan dal. It tastes awesome. There are many varaitions possible for this leftover dal paratha. You can add chopped hara dhania, chopped fresh methi, chopped fresh palak or even bathua. Read along to know more how to make leftover dal parantha.

Leftover Dal Paratha

Leftover Dal Parantha | Daal ka paratha

Utilize the leftover dal of previous day to make this wonderful and healthy Dal Parantha for your breakfast. Enjoy this Daal Paratha with green mint chutney and with a hot cup of coffee or elaichi tea.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Breakfast, Indian Healthy Breakfast, Instant Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4

Main Ingredients

  • Leftover Dal
  • Atta (Whole Wheat)
  • Chopped Onion
Keyword Healthy Dal Parantha, Leftover Dal Parantha


  • 1 cup Any Leftover Dal
  • 2 cups Whote Wheat Atta
  • 1 tbsp Besan
  • 1 large Onion chopped
  • 2 – 3 chopped Green Chillies
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp coarsely pounded Coriander Seeds
  • 1 – 2 tblsp Fresh dhania chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as required
  • Oil For shallow frying

How to make paratha with leftover dal:

  1. In a deep bowl mix all the ingredients except oil and water.
  2. Mix everything and make a dry dough with only the dal. Do not add water in the beginning.
  3. Once the flour comes together, then little by little add water and make a soft dough.
  4. Now refrigerate the dough for 30 mins.
  5. Then take out and make small even size balls of the dough.
  6. Flatten each ball and roll them in a round roti using a rolling pin.
  7. Now put on heated tawa.
  8. Roast them on medium heat using a little ghee/ oil till golden on both side.
  9. When both the sides cooked. Take them off the flame
  10. Serve the leftover dal paranthas hot with curd and your favourite pickle.