Cauliflower and Paneer Lifafa Paratha

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Lifafa parathas are shaped beautifully as envelopes, which hold sumptuous fillings inside them. They are a pretty sight to behold, sure to make you drool!

So, let us not get in the way, as you get set to prepare these delicious parathas packed with an ever-popular combination of cauliflower and paneer perked up with green chillies and coriander.

Make sure you cook the Cauliflower and Paneer Lifafa Paratha on a slow flame, so that the insides get properly cooked.

You can just serve it with just plain curds or Mint Raita ( Phudina Raita) .

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 6 servings
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For The Parathas
1 1/2 cups plain flour (maida)
1/2 cup milk
1 tbsp melted ghee
salt to taste

To Be Mixed Into A Stuffing
3/4 cup grated cauliflower
3/4 cup grated paneer (cottage cheese)
1 1/2 tbsp finely chopped green chillies
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
plain flour (maida) for rolling
oil for cooking

For the parathas

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions.
  2. Roll a portion into a 200 mm. (8”) diameter circle using a little plain flour for rolling.
  3. Place 3 tbsp of the stuffing in the centre.
  4. Fold 2 opposite corners of the roti over the filling, overlapping them slightly.
  5. Now fold the remaining 2 sides to seal the stuffing well.
  6. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the paratha on a slow flame, using a little oil till they are golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  7. Repeat steps 2 to 6 to make 5 more parathas.
  8. Serve immediately.

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 on 26 Sep 15 04:23 PM

Cauliflower and paneer lifafa Paratha.. The grated cauliflower and paneer gives a nice soft texture in every bite.. the spice is also balanced with corainder flavour. Kids also loved this paratha.. with tomato ketchup
 on 16 Feb 13 11:14 AM

 on 16 Feb 13 10:45 AM

Yummy paratha combination of panner and cabbage.