Malaysian Style Paratha



  • 2             tbsp oil
  • 1             tbsp green masala
  • 1/2          tsp salt
  • 2             medium onions, peeled and sliced
  • 1             lb cabbage, grated
  • 1/2          lb carrots, peeled and grated
  • 2             Soy sauce
  • 4             oz bean sprouts
  • 2             tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2             tbsp sugar
  • 10           Paratha pastry
  • 1/4          cup oil for frying


  • 2             tbsp white flour
  • 2             tbsp water


  1. In a medium saucepan on med – hot heat, heat the oil.  Add the vegetables and cook for 3 minutes.  Add the  green masala, salt, soy sauce, cilantro and mix. Let the mixture cool.
  2. Mix the white flour and water and make the paste.
  3. Put 2 tbsp of filling in the centre of the parath,  fold envelope style, sealing with the paste.
  4. Cook the paratha in a heavy griddle, on medium heat for a minute.  Turn and cook on the other side for a minute.  Brush with oil, turn and cook for a minute, brush the other side with oil and cook for a minutes.
  5. Put the paratha on paper towel to drain the oil.

Serve with a chutney.

Serve with a green salad for lunch.