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Crunchy Onion Parathas Make The Best Breakfast

There is nothing more satisfying than having a crispy and filling paratha for breakfast with loads of butter. 
Published -16 Jun 2021, 09:10 ISTUpdated -16 Jun 2021, 09:58 IST
onion paratha easy recipe

When it comes to breakfast, nothing can really beat a crispy, flavourful homemade paratha with a dollop of butter and a bowl of curd. Agree? Parathas are no longer just a 'Punjabi' thing, they are made all across India. If you are bored having those regular aloo and gobhi parathas then we have an easy and tasty recipe to share with you. This onion or pyaaz paratha is crunchy and filling, just the perfect breakfast.

How To Make Onion Paratha At Home?

  • In a big bowl, add 2 cups of whole wheat flour or atta. 
  • Add in 1-2 tsp of oil and a pinch of salt. 
  • Keep adding water as required to knead the dough. 
  • Cover the dough with a cloth or plate and let it rest for about 20-30 minutes. 
  • Chop 1-2 onions, make sure the pieces are small or you can have a problem while rolling your paratha. 
  • Also, chop 1-2 green chillies. 
  • In a bowl, add chopped onions and green chillies. Sprinkle some red chilli powder, salt, black pepper powder and mix well. 
  • Take a small portion from the atta dough and roll flat. 
  • Place the onion and green chillies mixture in the center and then bring the edges of the dough together. 
  • Start to roll it again using a rolling pin. If you want a thick paratha, you can also flatten the dough using your fingers. 
  • On a tawa or non-stick pan, spread some ghee and place the paratha over it.
  • Cook on medium to high flame. 
  • Roast the paratha till it's brown and crisp. 
  • Take off flame and top it with some butter. Serve with curd. 

Onion Paratha Recipe Card

If you like having a filling breakfast, try making these onion parathas at home. They turn out so crisp and tasty.

Total Time :
30 min
Preparation Time :
10 min
Cooking Time :
20 min
Servings :
Cooking Level :
Tanya Malik


  • 2 Cup Whole Wheat Flour Or Atta
  • Pinch Of Salt
  • 1-2 Tsp Oil Or Ghee
  • 1-2 Onions
  • Salt As Required For Onion Mix
  • Water As Required
  • Red Chilli Powder As Per taste
  • Black Pepper Powder As Per Taste
  • 1-2 Green Chillies
  • Ghee Or Oil For Cooking


Step 1
In a big bowl, add whole wheat flour, pinch of salt and some oil.
Step 2
Keep adding water as required and knead a dough.
Step 3
Cover and keep aside the dough for about 20-30 minutes.
Step 4
In another bowl, add chopped onions and green chillies.
Step 5
Sprinkle salt, red chilli powder and black pepper powder over the onions and mix well.
Step 6
Take a medium size ball from the dough and roll.
Step 7
Add in onion mix in the center and fold from all the sides. Roll again and place on a hot tawa.
Step 8

onion parathas

Cook on both sides till crisp and brown. Take off flame and top with butter. Serve hot.

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