Palak Paratha Video by Tarla Dalal

Palak Paratha Video by Tarla Dalal

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In this fast paced world none of us have the time to eat healthy. But here's an easy and quick recipe that combines great taste and healthy green vegetables to give you a parathas that's full wholesome goodness. Punjabi food lives up to its reputation of being very healthy. Palak contains large amounts of fibre along with a lot of essential vitamins and minerals. When puréed and combined with the flour imparts a lovely green colour that's a treat for your eyes. Enjoy this paratha with thick fresh curds and some achaar. All in all it’s a tasty way to fill your children up with the essential minerals and keep them happy and healthy.

Recipe Description for Palak Paratha, Punjabi Palak Paratha, Spinach Paratha

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Makes 8 parathas
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For Palak Paratha
1 1/2 cups chopped spinach (palak)
1/2 tsp lemon juice
3/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
3/4 cup plain flour (maida)
1 tsp green chilli paste
1 tbsp ghee
salt to taste
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
8 tsp ghee for cooking

For Serving With Palak Paratha
fresh curd (dahi)


For palak paratha

  1. To make {span class="bold1"}palak paratha{/span}, combine the spinach, lemon juice and 2 tbsp of water in a mixer and blend to a smooth purée.
  2. Combine all the remaining ingredients including the spinach purée and knead to a semi-soft dough using enough water.
  3. Divide the dough into 8 equal portions and roll out each portion into 150 mm. (6") diameter circle, using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  4. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook each paratha on both sides, using 1 tsp ghee for each paratha, till brown spots appear on both the sides.
  5. Serve the {span class="bold1"}palak parathas{/span} hot.
RECIPE SOURCE : Punjabi KhanaBuy this cookbook


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