Green Pea and Carrot Paratha

Orange and green, sweet and nutty, crunchy and coarse... the characteristics of carrots and green peas are a perfectly complementary contrast to each other! When this successful duo comes together with peppy ingredients like chaat masala and lime juice, it makes an absolutely flavourful stuffing for sumptuous whole wheat parathas! Enjoy the Green Pea and Carrot Paratha right off the tava with a bowl of curds and your favourite pickle.

Green Pea and Carrot Paratha

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Green Pea and Carrot Paratha recipe - How to make Green Pea and Carrot Paratha

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 parathas
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For The Dough
1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
salt to taste
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling

For The Green Pea and Carrot Stuffing
2 cups boiled and coarsely crushed green peas
1 cup grated carrot
1 tsp oil
2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1 tsp chaat masala
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste
1 1/2 tsp lemon juice

Other Ingredients
2 tsp oil for cooking

For the dough

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

For the green pea and carrot stuffing

    For the green pea and carrot stuffing
  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add the carrot, green peas, green chillies, chaat masala, coriander and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the lemon juice and mix well.
  4. Divide the stuffing into 4 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Divide the dough into 8 equal portions.
  2. Roll 2 portions of the dough separately into a 150 mm. (6”) diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  3. Place a dough circle on a flat, dry surface and spread a portion of the filling over it.
  4. Place the other dough circle over it and seal it tightly using little water.
  5. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the paratha, using ½ tsp of oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  6. Repeat steps 2 to 5 to make 3 more parathas.
  7. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per paratha
Energy190 cal
Protein5.6 g
Carbohydrates31.8 g
Fiber2.3 g
Fat4.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium2924.1 mg


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 on 22 Nov 11 08:01 PM

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