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aliv paratha recipe | halim vegetable paratha | healthy garden cress paneer paratha is a nourishing one dish meal. Learn how to make halim vegetable paratha.

To make aliv paratha, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water. Keep aside. For the stuffing, heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the mixed vegetables and sauté on a high flame for 2 minutes. Add the coriander, paneer, chilli powder and salt and mix well. Cool slightly and divide the stuffing into 10 equal portions. Keep aside.

Then to make halim vegetable paratha, divide the dough into 10 equal portions. Roll a portion of the dough into a 125 mm. (5”) diameter thin circle using wheat flour for rolling. Put ¼ cup of the stuffing on one half of the roti and fold to make a semi-circle. Seal the edges so the stuffing does not spill out. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the paratha, using ¼ tsp oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides. Repeat steps 2 to 5 to make 9 more parathas. Serve immediately.

Aliv or garden cress seed is a real treasure-trove of nutrients, and a must have in every kitchen. This little-known Indian food is one of the best vegetarian sources of iron, fibre and calcium and is worth including in the diet, whether as a powder or in seed form. This delicious halim vegetable paratha is a great way to start off.

With a scrumptious stuffing of paneer and coloured capsicum, it is nothing short of a mouth-watering treat. Weight-watchers, heart patients and diabetics can benefit from the fibre from these healthy garden cress paneer parathas. They can also gain in appreciable quantities of vitamin C from coloured capsicum and build immunity and maintain skin health too.

Tips for aliv paratha. 1. Serve aliv paratha with curds for a calcium rich meal. See how to make dahi. 2. Serve healthy garden cress paneer paratha with lahsun ki chutney or healthy green chutney for an iron rich meal. 3. You can also serve halim paratha with mango pickle. 4. Always use a spatula and press down while cooking the paratha. This must be done all over the aliv paratha as we want all sides cooked evenly.

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Aliv Paratha, Halim Vegetable Paratha

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Aliv Paratha, Halim Vegetable Paratha recipe - How to make Aliv Paratha, Halim Vegetable Paratha

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


For The Rotis
1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1 1/2 tbsp garden cress seeds powder , refer handy tip
salt to taste

For The Stuffing
1 tsp oil
1/2 cup finely chopped red capsicum
1/2 cup finely chopped yellow capsicum
1/2 cup finely chopped carrot
1/2 cup finely chopped spring onions whites
1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1/2 cup crumbled low fat paneer (cottage cheese)
1 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
2 1/2 tsp oil for cooking

Method
For the dough

    For the dough
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water. Keep aside.

For the stuffing

    For the stuffing
  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the mixed vegetables and sauté on a high flame for 2 minutes.
  2. Add the coriander, paneer, chilli powder and salt and mix well.
  3. Cool slightly and divide the stuffing into 10 equal portions. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Divide the dough into 10 equal portions.
  2. Roll a portion of the dough into a 125 mm. (5”) diameter thin circle using wheat flour for rolling.
  3. Put ¼ cup of the stuffing on one half of the roti and fold to make a semi-circle.
  4. Seal the edges so the stuffing does not spill out.
  5. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the paratha, using ¼ tsp oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  6. Repeat steps 2 to 5 to make 9 more parathas.
  7. Serve immediately.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. Blend 1 tbsp of garden cress seeds in a mixer to get 1½ tbsp of garden cress seeds powder.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per paratha
Energy96 cal
Protein3.3 g
Carbohydrates12 g
Fiber2.4 g
Fat4.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium5.7 mg
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what is aliv paratha made off?

    what is aliv paratha made off?
  1. what is aliv paratha made off?  halim vegetable paratha is made from cheap and easily available ingredients in India such as a dough of whole wheat flour and aliv ( garden cress, halim ) and stuffing off 1/2 cup finely chopped red capsicum, 1/2 cup finely chopped yellow capsicum, 1/2 cup finely chopped carrot, 1/2 cup finely chopped spring onions whites, 1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania), 1/2 cup crumbled low-fat paneer (cottage cheese), 1 tsp chilli powder and salt to taste. See below image of list of ingredients for aliv paratha.

making halim powder

    making halim powder
  1. This is what aliv ( garden cress, halim ) looks like.
  2. Put 1 tbsp of garden cress seeds in a mixer.
  3. Blend to a coarse powder.
  4. You get 1½ tbsp of garden cress seeds powder.

benefits of halim

    benefits of halim
    • Reduces Fatigue - Cures Anaemia : A tbsp. of these seeds offer 12 mg of iron, which is difficult to source it from any other ingredient from such a small quantity. 60 % of iron requirement is fulfilled by consuming a tbsp. A simple concoction of Halim Water once a day or at least 3 to 4 times for 1 to 2 months can help increase your hemoglobin levels and cure anemia to some extent. Add a tsp of lemon juice to this water as lemon juice abounds in vitamin C, which further enhances iron absorption. 
    • See top 5 benefits of halim, ailv.


benefits of spring onions

    benefits of spring onions
    • Spring Onions Improve Immunity : The high levels of vitamin C in spring onions is an immune boosting vitamin. It helps build  white blood cells (WBC) to fight against infection. Thus they exhibit anti-bacterial properties and help us combat common diseases like cold, cough and flu. What you need to be careful about this nutrient is to cut or chop it and whip up a dish immediately and consume it. It’s highly volatile so some amount is lost if kept for too long on exposure to air.
    • See 8 amazing benefits of hara pyaz


dough for aliv paratha

    dough for aliv paratha
  1. In a deep bowl put 1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta).
  2. Add 1 1/2 tbsp garden cress seeds (aliv / halim) powder.
  3. Add salt to taste. We added 1/4 tsp salt.
  4. Add enough water to make a soft dough. We added 1/4 cup first and then 3 tablespoons water.
  5. Knead into a soft dough.

stuffing for halim paratha

    stuffing for halim paratha
  1. Heat 1 tsp oil in a broad non-stick pan.
  2. Add 1/2 cup finely chopped red capsicum.
  3. Add 1/2 cup finely chopped yellow capsicum.
  4. Add 1/2 cup finely chopped carrot.
  5. Add 1/2 cup finely chopped spring onions whites and greens.
  6. Sauté on a high flame for 2 minutes.
  7. Add 1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania).
  8. Add 1/2 cup crumbled low-fat paneer (cottage cheese).
  9. Add 1 tsp chilli powder.
  10. Add salt to taste. We added 1/2 tsp salt.
  11. Mix well.
  12. Cool slightly and divide the stuffing into 10 equal portions. Keep aside.

rolling garden cress paratha

    rolling garden cress paratha
  1. Divide the dough into 10 equal portions.
  2. Flatten the dough on the rolling board and dust with flour.
  3. Roll a portion of the dough into a 125 mm. (5”) diameter thin circle using wheat flour for rolling.
  4. Put one part of the stuffing on one half of the roti.
  5. Fold to make a semi-circle.
  6. Seal the edges so the stuffing does not spill out.

cooking aliv paratha

    cooking aliv paratha
  1. To make aliv paratha recipe | halim vegetable paratha | healthy garden cress paneer paratha |  heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and grease it with oil.
  2. Put rolled paratha on tava.
  3. Cook on  hot non-stick tava (griddle) on medium heat for 30 to 45 seconds.
  4. Grease paratha with oil.
  5. Flip over and cook the other side.
  6. Always use a spaltula and press down while cooking the paratha. This must be done all over the aliv paratha as we want all sides cooked evenly.
  7. Keep cooking and flipping for a few second. Cook till golden brown. Your paratha is ready.
  8. Cut paratha in half.
  9. Place aliv paratha | halim vegetable paratha | healthy garden cress paneer paratha |  in a serving bowl or plate.
  10. Serve aliv paratha | halim vegetable paratha | healthy garden cress paneer paratha |  hot.

pro tips for aliv paratha

    pro tips for aliv paratha
  1. Serve aliv paratha with curds for a calcium rich meal. See how to make dahi.
  2. Serve halim paratha with mango pickle.
  3. Always use a spaltula and press down while cooking the paratha. This must be done all over the aliv paratha as we want all sides cooked evenly.
  4. Serve healthy garden cress paratha with lahsun ki chutney or healthy green chutney for an iron rich meal.

health benefits of aliv paratha

    health benefits of aliv paratha
  1. Aliv Paratha – high in fibre, iron and calcium. 
  2. Aliv, also known as halim or garden cress seeds, is a good source of calcium. Here it pairs with paneer to make a complete calcium rich meal. 
  3. These tiny seeds abound in iron too. Those who want to beat anemia can replace paneer with equal quantities of mashed potatoes and roasted oats. 
  4. The vitamin C from coloured capsicum can here help in the absorption of iron too.
  5. The fibre from the seeds and the wheat flour adds in enough fibre to healthy garden cress paneer paratha to benefit diabetics, weight watchers and heart patients.

Reviews

Aliv Nutri Paratha
 on 14 Jul 19 03:25 PM
5

Aliv Nutri Paratha
 on 28 Aug 17 12:42 PM
5

It is very tasty and easy to cook .
Aliv Nutri Paratha ( Iron Rich Recipe )
 on 14 Sep 15 03:49 PM
5

A wealth of healthy ingredients are these parathas... fibre, iron, protein, vitmain A and C are the nutrients it provides. These parathas are so sumptuous that they need no accompaniment, but you need to enjoy them hot.