Anda Paratha – Egg Paratha (Indian Egg Layered Flatbread)

Anda Paratha – Egg Paratha Recipe: paratha/flatbreads layered with whisked eggs and onion. Soft, delicious and makes a great weeknight meal or packed lunch. Also known as Indian Eggs Layered Flatbread.  Anda Paratha - Egg Paratha (Indian Style Eggs Layered Paratha)This Anda Paratha or Egg Paratha Recipe is one of those recipes that brings a smile to our face…… and soul.

It’s one dish/recipe that both (Mr. & Me) have grown up eating and our mutual love for it is even stronger 😉

The recipes completely fill you for a good 4-5 hrs or until your next meal and you can easily customize it as per your taste.

What is Anda Paratha – Egg Paratha?

It’s a mix of two recipes Omelette + Paratha, where whisked eggs (mixed with onions/masala) is layered on flatbread and cooked to golden perfection. 

The flatbread can be either homemade (made using all purpose flour (maida) or whole wheat flour or a mix of both) or store-bought.

These Egg Paratha are perfect for a quick weeknight meal and great for packed lunches too. 

Anda Paratha or egg paratha ingredients

Anda Paratha or egg paratha ingredients

As I had mentioned above, it’s also one of a very popular snack/meal option in the northern part of India.

Especially, if you’ve grown up in Delhi, you’d have had it many times in your local street shops/ office or even school/college cafeteria.

Ingredients for Anda Paratha (Egg Paratha) :

Apart from a filing, healthy meal, it’s also under budget as you don’t need too many or  high-end ingredients:

  • Eggs
  • Whole Wheat Flour – you can also use all purpose flour (maida) or a mix of both
  • Onion
  • Spices.

That’s it and you have about 15 parathas ready in 30 minutes. 

Anda Paratha Recipe

Anda Paratha Recipe

Since this Anda Paratha – Egg Paratha Recipe is pretty famous, everyone has their own version.

No particular person can say that is exactly how it’s made as everyone adds their own twist and flavors.

egg flatbread recipe

Egg Paratha Recipe

The only thing constant is taste, ease, and total #comfortfood 

How to Make Anda Paratha or Egg Flatbread:

Here’s My Recommendation for that Perfect Anda Paratha Everytime:

I’ve divided the steps into TWO Parts:

1. Making the Paratha or Flatbreads: cooking them completely.

2. Mixing the Egg separately and then adding it on top of cooked paratha’s to make them extra soft and fluffy. Finally cooking everything together for that one delicious paratha. quick egg paratha

I highly recommend you trying this Anda Paratha Egg Paratha Recipe this weekend and surprising your family with a new recipe.

If you’ve made Anda Paratha many times, then I’d recommend you to try my version too 🙂

Anda Paratha - Egg Paratha

 

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Anda Paratha - Egg Paratha (Indian Style Eggs Layered Paratha)

 

Yield: 15 Parathas

Anda Paratha - Egg Paratha (Indian Eggs Layered Flatbread)

Anda Paratha - Egg Paratha (Indian Eggs Layered Flatbread)

Anda Paratha - Egg Paratha Recipe: paratha/flatbreads layered with whisked eggs and onion. Soft, delicious and makes a great weeknight meal or packed lunch. Also known as Indian Eggs Layered Flatbread.  

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 Tbsp Olive Oil - for making paratha
  • Extra Flour for Rolling Paratha

For the Paratha / Flatbread:

  • 2 Cups Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1/2 Cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 Tsp Carom Seeds - optional
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 1 Cup Luke Warm Water

For Eggs Mixture:

  • 6 Eggs
  • 1/2 Cup Warm Water
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Green Onions - you may use any onion
  • 1Tsp Green Chili Sauce - optional
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric
  • 1/2 Tsp Garam Masala - optional
  • 1/4 Tsp Black Pepper Powder
  • Salt - as per taste

For Decoration: optional?5 Tbsp Cilantro - chopped

  • 1 Tbsp Chopped Green Onion

Instructions

Making the Egg Mixture:

  1. In a large bowl, add all the egg mixture ingredients and whisk to a smooth consistency.

Making the Paratha / Flatbread:

  1. In a mixing bowl, add the paratha/flatbread ingredients and knead the mixture into a smooth dough.
  2. Divide the dough into equal size balls (makes about 15-17 parathas depending on the size you choose).
  3. Roll out the dough balls to form 1 inch thin round circular shapes and keep aside on a flat counter.
  4. Heat a non-stick pan or tawa.
  5. Place the rolled paratha on a hot tawa, and let it cook for few minutes (till you see bubbles on surface - 30 seconds).
  6. Now turn the paratha and add a little oil on the surface and spread it evenly.
  7. Now flip the paratha again and apply oil on this side.
  8. Finally, cook both the sides (flipping in between - takes 1 minute)
  9. Once the paratha is cooked, remove it and keep on a clean plate.
  10. Repeat the process and cook all the parathas.

How to Make Anda Paratha - Egg Paratha:

  1. On the same hot pan, drizzle 1/2 tsp oil and pour 2-3 tbsp of the egg mixture.
  2. spread it a little using a ladle and immediately add the cooked paratha on top.
  3. Press the paratha so that the egg+paratha stick together and let this cook for 30 seconds.
  4. Now flip the side and see if the egg is thoroughly cooked.
  5. If the egg is cooked, transfer the paratha on a plate or cook the egg side down for few more seconds.
  6. Finally, when all Egg parathas are cooked, transfer to a serving plate and serve along with fav sauce + beverage.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

15

Serving Size:

5

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 207 Total Fat: 8g Saturated Fat: 2g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 6g Cholesterol: 75mg Sodium: 131mg Carbohydrates: 27g Fiber: 3g Sugar: 1g Protein: 7g

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