Stuffed Buckwheat Paratha

Stuffed Buckwheat Paratha

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A typically mexican style stuffing adds volume and taste to these buckwheat parathas, which need just a bowl of soup to add up to a filling meal. Since buckwheat flour isn’t easily available in stores, you may have to buy the buckwheat and have it ground into a flour.

Stuffed Buckwheat Paratha recipe - How to make Stuffed Buckwheat Paratha

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 parathas
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For The Roti
3/4 cup buckwheat (kutto or kutti no daro) flour , refer handy tip
1/4 cup rice flour (chawal ka atta)
2 tsp oil
salt to taste
rice flour (chawal ka atta) for rolling

To Be Mixed Into A Stuffing
1 1/2 cups boiled and coarsely crushed sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane)
1/2 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania)
2 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
3/4 cup grated processed cheese
3 tbsp finely chopped tomatoes
1/2 cup finely chopped capsicum
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
oil for cooking

For the roti

    For the roti
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough, using enough water.
  2. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions and roll out each portion of the dough into a 150 mm. (6”) diameter circle using a little rice flour for rolling.
  3. Cook each roti very lightly on a hot non-stick tava (griddle) and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Divide the stuffing into 6 equal portions and keep aside.
  2. Just before serving place a roti on a flat, dry surface, spread a portion of the prepared stuffing on half of the roti and fold it over to make a semi-circle.
  3. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the paratha, using a little oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both sides.
  4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to make 5 more parathas.
  5. Serve immediately.

Handy tip

    Handy tip
  1. For ¾ cup of buckwheat flour, grind 1 cup of buckwheat in a mixer to a smooth powder. Use as per the recipe.
Nutrient values per paratha
Energy1327 cal
Protein40.7 g
Carbohydrates206.5 g
Fiber18.8 g
Fat43.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A1650.2 mcg
Vitamin B11.7 mg
Vitamin B20.8 mg
Vitamin B37.3 mg
Vitamin C140.1 mg
Folic Acid180.6 mcg
Calcium753.4 mg
Iron28.7 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium55.5 mg
Potassium1970.3 mg
Zinc5.1 mg