Capsicum and Cheese Parathas

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Healthy Parathas are actually possible! Make this unusual stuffing with low calorie, low fat mozzarella cheese and capsicum. 1½ serving of these filling Parathas when you're feeling peckish will keep you going till the next meal!

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 5 parathas
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For The Dough
1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
a pinch of salt

To Be Mixed Into A Stuffing
3/4 cup thinly sliced capsicum
1/3 cup grated mozzarella cheese
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp coriander (dhania) powder
1/4 tsp chaat masala
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
1 1/2 tsp oil for cooking

For the dough

  1. Combine the wheat flour, salt and enough water to make a soft dough.
  2. Knead well, cover with a wet muslin cloth and keep aside for 20 minutes.
  3. Divide the dough into 10 equal portions. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Divide the prepared stuffing into 5 equal portions and keep aside.
  2. Roll out 2 portions of the dough into a circle of 125 mm. (5") diameter, using a little flour for rolling.
  3. Place 1 circle on a flat surface, spread 1 portion of the stuffing evenly on it and cover with another circle. Press lightly to seal the edges well.
  4. Cook on a non-stick pan, using ½ teaspoon oil, until brown spots appear on both the sides.
  5. Repeat with the remaining dough and stuffing to make 4 more parathas.
  6. Serve hot.

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Nutrient values per paratha
105 cal 3.8 gm 15.5 gm 3.1 gm 41.2 mg 0.6 mg 0.5 gm

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 on 17 May 13 07:05 PM

This recipe is perfect to impress someone. MY mom likes these. I also made these for my (to be-) husband (then).. who now keeps demanding these on every little celebrations we have. The 2C combination of cheese and capsicum surprises your taste buds ending is pleasure and sounds of YUMM.