Dumplings stuffed with rice, urad dal, chana dal and served with ghee and green chutney.
Pharah Recipe by Chef Ajay Chopra

- Indian


- 1

Cooking Time

-10-15 Min


- Easy

Preparation Time

- 10 Min


  • FOR Stuffing
  • 2 tbsp Rice
  • 3 tbsp Urad Dal
  • 3 tbsp Channa Dal
  • 1 tsp Asafoetida
  • 2 tsp Garlic
  • 2 tsp Ginger
  • 1 tsp Green Chilli
  • Cumin seeds
  • Salt
  • FOR Dough
  • 1 cup Rice flour
  • Salt
  • Water
  • ½ tsp tsp Oil


  1. 1

    For stuffing grind soaked rice, rice, urad dal, channa dal, asafoetida, chopped garlic, chopped ginger, chopped green chilli and cumin seeds and make a fine paste.
  2. 2

    remove the paste in a bowl, add salt, mix and keep aside.
  3. 3

    for dough take rice flour, add salt and knead the dough with very little water, in the end add oil to bring the dough together.
  4. 4

    make small pedas of the dough and roll into small roti.
  5. 5

    fill in the phrah stuffing in the centre, dap water on the side of roti and close it in half moon shape.
  6. 6

    warm water in a saucepan, add salt and bring to boil poach pharah in water for 15 to 20 minutes.
  7. 7

    remove when done.
  8. 8

    serve pharah with green chutney and ghee.
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