Stuffed paratha is a north Indian dish with healthy filling. The aroma and the colour of the parathas are so attractive that you would ask for more. Paneer is rich in protein and calcium. Carrots are full of vitamins. Ghee acts as a healthy fat needed for every day meal.
You may try aloo methi, matar paneer as well in the same way. This carrot paneer paratha specially is my kids favourite lunch box recipe. Curd is the best accompanyment for the parathas. With 2 parathas their lunch is complete. My kid’s friends too love these yummy parathas. So don’t fail to try them for your kid’s lunch box.
PREP TIME : 15 minutes
COOK TIME : 15 minutes
CUISINE : north Indian
COURSE : main course
YIELD : 4 parathas
INGREDIENTS REQUIRED :
Wheat chapati dough – 4 balls
Sesame oil – 2tsp
Cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp
Big onion – 1/2 chopped
Capsicum – 1/4 chopped
Carrot – 1 grated
Paneer – 80gm
Red chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
Garam masala – 1/2 tsp
Salt as required
Ghee as required
In a pan heat sesame oil temper cumin seeds and saute onions then capsicum.
Now add grated carrot, red chilli powder, garam masala powder, salt and saute well. Finally add shredded paneer and mix well.
Now the stuffing is done.
Now take the wheat dough ball and spread it and place 2 tbsp stuffing on it. Bring all the sides of the dough to the centre and seal it.
Sprinkle wheat flour on the wrap as well as on the board to avoid sticking.
Smoothly spread the dough using the rolling pin. Donot take or flip the paratha until fully flattened or spread. Just turn the marble or wooden chappati board and roll the pin to spread further.
When it is flattened, take the paratha in hand and place it on the hot iron tawa. Press and spread well using your fingers.
Let it cook. Flip and let cook on both sides till brown spots. Add some butter or ghee on either sides and it is done. Transfer to a plate.
When the parathas come to room temperature, cut them and pack in the lunch boxes with pickle and curd.
You may use beets, peas, aloo, cabbage, finely chopped broccoli or cauliflower for variation in stuffing.
Donot flip the paratha while spreading on the board just turn the board till it is spread completely.