All that you need to prepare this recipe
- 1/2 cup Whole wheat flour
- 2 tbsp paneer
- 1 tbsp chopped onion
- Salt to taste
- Amchur a pinch
- Red Chili powder to taste
- Garam Masala to taste
- Ghee as required
- Butter for serving
How to prepare?
- Take half cup of whole wheat flour, a pinch of salt, a tsp ghee in a mixing bowl.
- Pour about 1/4th cup of water first.
- Mix knead the dough. Add more water as per requirement and knead into a soft dough.
- Cover and allow the dough to rest for 20-30 minutes.
- Grate paneer and add all the spices to the same as per the taste and requirement.
- To this mixture also add the chopped onion. Mix everything well so that the spices are uniformly mixed with the paneer and the onions.
- Pinch a small bowl from the dough and roll it in between your palms to make it even.
- Dust some flour and with a rolling pin (belan) roll it into a small circle.
- Place the paneer stuffing in the center on the rolled dough. Get the edges towards the center so as to give it a potli/pocket shape. Press it well so that stuffing doesn’t come out.
- Sprinkle some flour and roll the stuffed parantha in a circle.
- Heat the tava and place the rolled parantha on it. Flip when one side in partly cooked.
- Apply ghee on this side with a spoon.
- Turnover and flip. Let the ghee side get cooked now.
- Spread some ghee on the top and flip again. Press the parantha edges with a spatula so that the edges are cooked.
- Flip once or twice till the paneer parantha has golden spots and is evenly cooked.
- Serve hot with curd or chutney.
Nutritional benefits from the recipe
| ||2-3 Year olds||4-5 Year olds|
|Energy||23.34 kcal||18.33 kcal|
|Protein||48.8% (RDA)*||40.54% (RDA)*|
|Calcium||18.27% (RDA)*||18.27% (RDA)*|
|Iron||20.7% (RDA)*||14.33% (RDA)*|
*Recommended dietary allowance
- You can also serve the parantha with curd, raita or pickle that your younger one likes.
- With paneer you can add other vegetables like boiled potato, peas etc. to the filling and make it a mix vegetable parantha.
- If not circle, you can make it in shapes like triangle and square or even make it a pocket parantha like a flat samosa or homemade patty.