Palak Paneer Paratha

Ingredients:

Palak/ Spinach 1 Bunch.
Paneer/ Cottage cheese 2oog.
Butter 1 Tbsp.
Wheat Flour 2 cups
Oil 1 Tsp.
Cumin Powder 1 Tsp.
Garam Masala 1 Tsp.
Red Chilli Powder 1 Tsp.
Coriander Powder 1 Tsp.

Method:

  • Clean, Blanch and puree the spinach leaves.
  • To a mixing bowl add the whole wheat flour, salt to taste and mix well together.
  • Add spinach puree to the flour instead of water and knead it for 5-6 minutes to forma a smooth dough.
  • Rest the dough for 15 minutes before preparing the paratha.
  • Divide the dough to make parathas.
  • To a bowl add grated paneer, salt, chilli powder, garam masala, cumin & coriander powder and mix well.
  • Make small balls of equal sizes.
  • Roll the dough to small and thick parathas.
  • Add the Stuffing to the centre and pleat. Make sure that it is well sealed.
  • Remove if there is is any extra dough.
  • Roll the paratha again, make sure that they are not too thick nor too thin.
  • Add the parathas to the pan
  • Cook well on both the sides and brush melted butter/Ghee/oil.
  • Serve it hot. Tastes great with curd seasoned with cumin powder, chilli powder and salt.

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Tips & Variation:

  • You can have the palak paratha without it being stuffed. They taste great as such.
  • Replace the stuffing with boiled and mashed potatoes or cauliflower for Aloo Palak paratha or Gobi Palak Paratha.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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