Paneer Paratha ( Eat Well Stay Well Recipes )

Paneer Paratha ( Eat Well Stay Well Recipes )

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Paneer paratha, paratha envelopes filled with lentils and cottage cheese. Combine this paratha with curds or raita to make a complete protein-rich meal.

Paneer Paratha ( Eat Well Stay Well Recipes ) recipe - How to make Paneer Paratha ( Eat Well Stay Well Recipes )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 parathas
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Ingredients


For The Dough
3/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/2 tsp oil
salt to taste

For The Stuffing
2 tsp oil
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 cup grated cauliflower
1/4 cup finely chopped fenugreek (methi) leaves
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
salt to taste
1/2 cup crumbled paneer
1 tsp grated ginger (adrak)
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp coriander (dhania) powder
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
1/4 tsp oil for cooking
whole wheat flour
1 tsp oil for cooking
1 cup curds (dahi) for serving

Method
For the dough

    For the dough
  1. Combine all the ingredients together in a bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water. Keep aside.
  2. Knead again till smooth, cover with a wet muslin cloth and keep aside.

For the stuffing

    For the stuffing
  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame till they turn translucent.
  2. Add the cauliflower, fenugreek leaves, salt and turmeric powder, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  3. Add the paneer, ginger, chilli powder, coriander powder and salt (as required), mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 2 minutes, while stirring gently. Keep aside.
  4. When cool, divide into 4 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Divide the dough into 4 equal portions and roll out each portion into 75 mm. (3") diameter circle.
  2. Put one portion of the stuffing in the centre of each paratha and fold all the sides in such a way so as to form an envelope.
  3. Roll again using a little flour into a 125 mm ( 5” ) diameter circle.
  4. Place the paratha on a non-stick tava (griddle) with the open edge at the bottom. Cook using 1 tsp of oil till brown spots appear on both the sides.
  5. Repeat with the remaining dough and stuffing to make 3 more parathas. Serve hot with curds.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per paratha
Energy246 cal
Protein8.1 g
Carbohydrates23.2 g
Fiber3.5 g
Fat12.6 g
Cholesterol8 mg
Sodium20.7 mg

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