Whole Wheat Flour Fara /Peetha

Whole Wheat Flour Fara /Peetha - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
Fara /peetha is staple street food of uttarpradesh. Fara is the steamed lentil stuffed dumplings. It is very yummy in taste . I have made it by using whole wheat flour . There are two ways to making faras . You can either steam them in a steamer or boil them in salty water like pasta . I have used boiling method .
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Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Served As: Breakfast, Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 5

Ingredients
 

  • 1 cup Whole Wheat Flour or dough for dough
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • Water as required
  • 1 cup Chana Dal or stuffing for stuffing soaked for hours
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 2-3 cloves Garlic nos
  • 2 Green Chillies nos
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1/4 cup Coriander chopped
  • 1 tbsp Tempering or oil for oil
  • 5-6 leaves Curry nos
  • 2 tsp Cumin Seed
  • 1 tsp Sesame Seeds
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Instructions
 

  • First for dough - in a big bowl take whole wheat flour , add salt and mix well . Now make a soft dough by using water . Cover it and keep this aside.
    Whole Wheat Flour Fara /Peetha - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • For stuffing - take soaked chana dal . Wash and drain it .
    Whole Wheat Flour Fara /Peetha - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Now in a grinder take chana dal , add garlic cloves , ginger , cumin seeds and green chilies and grind it coarsely.
    Whole Wheat Flour Fara /Peetha - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Now in this coarse grind dal ,add coriander leaves , garam masala powder , turmeric powder and salt as per taste and mix well . Stuffing is ready .
    Whole Wheat Flour Fara /Peetha - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Now take dough and make equal small lemon size balls with it. Now take a ball and roll it with roller pins and make disk .Take 1 tbsp dal stuffing and put on this disk.
  • Now fold this disk and make semi circle . Repeat this process with remaining dough . Faras are ready to boil .
    Whole Wheat Flour Fara /Peetha - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Now in a wide kadai add water . When water starts boiling add salt and 1 tsp oil . Now add faras into this and cook until they starts coming up.
    Whole Wheat Flour Fara /Peetha - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Now take out these boiled faras and let it cool down . Now cut them in to small pieces .
  • For tempering- in a pan add 2 tsp oil , add cumin seeds and sesame seeds . When seeds starts crackle then add curry leaves . Now add faras and cook for about 7_8 minutes . Faras are ready to serve . Serve hot with green or red chutney .
    Whole Wheat Flour Fara /Peetha - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers

Recipe Notes

You can change your stuffing by using other lentils like urad  dal . You can make outer shell with rice flour too . 
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Kanwaljeet Chhabra
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