Paneer Tamatar Paratha

Paneer Tamatar Paratha

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paneer tamatar paratha recipe | healthy tomato paneer paratha | stuffed tomato paratha |

paneer tamatar paratha is an interesting variation of the paneer paratha with the zest and tang of tomatoes.

Paneer is a weight-watchers delight. It is high in protein and low in carbs. In tomato paneer paratha we have used low fat paneer to restrict the amount of fat. If you wish you can use regular paneer also. Benefit from the protein as well as calcium paneer lends.

The tomatoes and capsicum used in the stuffing of these healthy paratha are a good source of antioxidants vitamin A, Vitamin C , lycopene and capsaicin. All this together will boost your immunity and also protect and maintain the lining of the heart. They also add glow to your skin and prevent wrinkles.

To make paneer tamatar paratha, knead a semi soft dough of wheat flour, salt and little oil first. Then combine paneer, capsicum, tomatoes, green chillies, coriander and salt and make the stuffing. Divide dough and stuffing into 10 equal portions. Roll a portion of the dough into a 150 mm. (6”) diameter circle using a little wheat flour for rolling. Spread a portion of the stuffing on half of the circle and fold it over to make a semi-circle. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the paratha, using ¼ tsp of oil, till golden brown spots appear on both the sides. Repeat steps 3 and 4 to make 9 more parathas. Serve paneer tamatar paratha immediately.

Minimum oil has been used to knead the dough and cook the stuffed tomato paratha, making it a weight-watchers delight. The fiber in it also suitable for diabetics to manage their blood sugar levels.

Tips for paneer tamatar paratha. 1. Use fresh and soft paneer for this recipe. Dry paneer might not bind the veggies well. 2. Make the stuffing just before rolling and cooking, else it might release water and make the stuffing moist. This will further make rolling difficult. 3. Serve it immediately for best flavour and texture.

Enjoy paneer tamatar paratha recipe | healthy tomato paneer paratha | stuffed tomato paratha | with recipe below.

Paneer Tamatar Paratha recipe - How to make Paneer Tamatar Paratha

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 10 parathas
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Ingredients


For The Chapatis
1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
salt to taste
1 1/2 tsp oil for kneading and cooking
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling

To Be Mixed Into A Stuffing
1/2 cup crumbled low fat paneer (cottage cheese)
3/4 cup deseeded and chopped tomatoes
1/4 cup chopped yellow capsicum
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste

Method
For the chapatis

    For the chapatis
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a semi-soft dough using enough water.
  2. Cover the dough with a lid and keep aside for 15 minutes.
  3. Knead again using ¼ tsp oil till smooth.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. To make paneer tamatar paratha, divide the stuffing into 10 equal portions and keep aside.
  2. Divide the dough into 10 equal portions.
  3. Roll a portion of the dough into a 150 mm. (6”) diameter circle using a little wheat flour for rolling. Spread a portion of the stuffing on half of the circle and fold it over to make a semi-circle.
  4. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the paratha, using ¼ tsp of oil, till golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
  5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 to make 9 more parathas.
  6. Serve the paneer tamatar paratha immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per paratha
Energy80 cal
Protein2.8 g
Carbohydrates15.1 g
Fiber2.7 g
Fat1.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium9.7 mg

Reviews

Paneer Tamatar Paratha ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking )
 on 26 Dec 14 12:27 PM
5

Nice and peppy parathas when served with a bowl of low fat curds is enough to make a meal by itself. The capsicum in the stuffing gives a very good crunch to these parathas.
Paneer Tamatar Paratha ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking )
 on 07 Aug 12 04:27 PM
5