There are so many occasions when we are left with excess food on the table than required. Nobody wants to throw away the extra food, and go on a guilt trip for not managing the size of the meals properly. Don’t worry if you are also facing a similar situation then we have got you covered, try making this simple yet delicious and healthy parantha recipe for your breakfast, using the toor dal left from your dinner.

Leftover Toor Dal Parantha Recipe Card

Leftover Toor Dal Parantha are tasty and healthy breakfast option

Total Time :
15 min
Preparation Time :
10 min
Cooking Time :
5 min
Servings :
Cooking Level :
Archana Kasana


  • 1 Cup Left Over Toor Dal
  • 2 Cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • ½ Tsp Ajwain (Carom Seeds)
  • ½ Tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • ½ Tsp Salt
  • ½ Garam Masala
  • 1 Tbsp Ghee Or Butter
  • ½ Cup Water
  • 1 Chopped Green Chilli
  • Some Chopped Coriander Leaves


Step 1
Start with making dough in a large bowl by mixing whole wheat flour, leftover toor dal, all the spices, and ghee or butter.
Step 2
Add a little water to the ingredients and start kneading the dough.
Step 3
Once the dough is kneaded in a soft and supple consistency, take some ghee on your palm and knead again.
Step 4
Cover the dough with a clean muslin cloth or a lid and let it rest for 10-15minutes.
Step 5
Start making small balls from the dough and then start rolling out the dough on a rolling board to make paranthas.
Step 6
Start heating the pan on a medium flame, once it is hot transfer the parantha onto the pan and let it cook.
Step 7
Cook the parantha for 1 minute on one side and flip it over to the other side.
Step 8
Apply ghee on the cooked side and then flip it again and do the same on the other side too.
Step 9
Once the parantha is cooked from both sides transfer it to a serving plate and enjoy it with some pickle or chutney.