This Kala Chana Missa Paratha is the perfect breakfast for a protein kick

We can never go wrong with a stuffed paratha for breakfast. Whatever the season, a healthy paratha is all we need to start our day with a satisfied heart and belly. Besides its great taste, what really makes paratha a hit on the breakfast menu is its variety. It can be prepared with almost any food – vegetables, legumes, spices, etc. In winter, however, missi paratha is commonly made and relished, especially among Punjabi families. Here we have a recipe of a similar paratha with a similar name – missa paratha. How is it different from missi paratha? Keep reading to find out.

Missi roti is made with besan flour, which is derived from split gram (chana) without skin. And the missa roti is made with whole gram flour (kala chana) with the skin. Kala chana is high in protein, making it a great choice for breakfast. Also, kala chana is touted as one of the best foods for the diabetic diet due to its low glycemic value. While besan flour is readily available in the market, flour for missa paratha is usually prepared at home with kala chana. Here’s how you can easily do it at home:

(Also read: 7 healthy recipes you can make with protein-rich protein Kala Chana)

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Missa Roti Recipe I How to make Missa Roti:

Step by step recipe for kala chana missa paratha:

Step 1 – Soak chana for about 4 hours and grind it with ginger and green chili to make paste.

Step 2 – Knead the dough by mixing the dough with whole wheat flour, jeera, hing and salt to taste.

Step 3 – Divide the dough into small rounds.

Step 4 – Make rotis with the balls of dough and cook on both sides. Serve hot.

This protein-rich kala chana paratha recipe was shared by food blogger Manjula Jain on her YouTube channel “Manjula’s Kitchen”. You can watch the video here for clear cooking instructions:

(Also Read: How to Make Punjabi Style Missi Roti for a Healthy Meal)

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