Paneer Tamatar Paratha

Paneer Tamatar Paratha

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Paneer Tamatar Paratha, is an interesting variation of the paneer paratha with the zest and tang of tomatoes. Minimum oil has been used to knead the dough and cook the parathas, making it a weight-watchers delight.

Paneer Tamatar Paratha recipe - How to make Paneer Tamatar Paratha

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

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. 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 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


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

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