Stuffed Parathas can made in many different variations . They are very healthy and loved by children and can be had for breakfast and dinner. This version with paneer has a unique softness that can simply make you enjoy every bite.
Hari chutney is the perfect accompaniment for these paneer parathas which have a mild flavor. Coriander is blended with some unique aromatic spices that make it more zesty.
Preparation Time: 20 min
Cooking Time: 30 min
Serves: 6 parathas
- 2 cups atta
- 1/4 tsp ajwain
- 1/2 tsp oil
- pinch of salt
- 1 cup grated paneer/cottage cheese
- 1/2 cup fine chopped onions
- 3 tbsp finely chopped cilantro/coriander
- 4 finely chopped green chillies
- 1/2 inch grated ginger
- 1/2 tsp amchur powder
- salt to taste
Making Dough for paratha
Take flour,mix salt and ajwain to it then add three-fourth cup of warm water gradually, knead to make a smooth dough. And keep aside for 15 min.
To make filling
Mix all the above ingredients of filling nicely and keep aside
Making the paratha
Break the dough in 6 equal portions,roll each portion in a ball and flatten it by pressing.
Place 1 1/2 table spoon of stuffing on it and enclose it.Seal the edges completely so that stuffing does not come out.
Flatten again, sprinkle a little flour and roll them with a rolling pin to approximately six-inch diameter.
Heat a frying pan(tawa), place paratha on it and cook on moderate heat for three minutes.
Turn it and pour half a tablespoon of oil, spread it on paratha and shallow fry over low heat.
Turn it and again pour half a tablespoon of oil on other side, cook on low heat till golden brown
Serve hot with fresh coriander chutney
- 1 big bunch corainder leaves
- 1 small chopped tomato
- 4-5 garlic pods
- 1/2 inch ginger
- 1/2 tsp cummin/jeera seeds
- 1/4 tsp black salt
- 1/4 tsp amchur powder
- 2 green chillies
- pinch of asafoetida/hing
- salt to taste
Blend all the above ingredients into a fine paste and serve with any stuffed paratha