Mughlai paratha is a popular Bengali street food originated from Kolkata, West Bengal . It can be a soft fried bread enhanced by a stuffing of keema (minced meat), egg, onions and pepper; or a paratha stuffed with the same or similar ingredients.
Mughlai paratha was one of those mughlai recipes that entered in Kolkata by Bahadur Shah was exiled in Metiabruz. During British Rule, it became a popular tiffin snack in Calcutta.
Ingredients in the preparation of mughlai paratha may include whole-wheat flour, ghee, eggs, finely chopped onions, chopped green chili pepper and chopped coriander leaves. Sometimes chicken or mutton keema is also used in some variants. It can also be served without meat for stuffing.
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