Low Fat Paneer and Green Peas Stuffed Parathas, Diabetic Friendly

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This paneer packed whole wheat flour paratha is a really sumptuous treat. While green peas adds to the goodness of this paratha by adding fibre, a dash of coriander and mint boost the josh factor! We have made this Low-Fat Paneer and Green Peas Stuffed Paratha with whole wheat flour, completely avoiding refined flour, which can raise blood sugar levels quickly.

This wholesome diabetic -friendly paratha is a paneer lover’s delight, made with low-fat paneer. But try to restrict the portion to one paratha, to avoid too much of protein.

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Low Fat Paneer and Green Peas Stuffed Parathas, Diabetic Friendly recipe - How to make Low Fat Paneer and Green Peas Stuffed Parathas, Diabetic Friendly

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 parathas
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To Be Mixed Into A Stuffing
1/2 cup crumbled low-fat paneer
1/4 boiled and lightly crushed green peas
1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1/4 cup finely chopped mint leaves (phudina)
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
salt to taste
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
1 1/2 tsp oil for cooking
  1. Combine the whole wheat flour and salt in a deep bowl, mix well and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
  2. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions.
  3. Roll a portion of dough into a 125 mm. (5”) diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  4. Place one portion of the stuffing in the centre and bring together all the sides in the centre and seal tightly.
  5. Press it lightly to seal the stuffing, flatten the dough and roll out again into a 150 mm. (6") diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  6. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the paratha using ¼ tsp of oil and cook till golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
  7. Repeat with the remaining dough and stuffing to make 5 more parathas.
  8. Serve immediately.


  1. It is highly recommended that this recipe be relished by diabetics only occasionally and in small quantities. This is just a mere ‘treat’ and does not qualify for a regular diabetic menu.

Nutrient values 
Energy 106 calories
Protein 5.4 gm
Carbohydrates 17.4 gm
Fat 1.6 gm
Fibre 0.6 gm
Calcium 126.8 mg

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Stuffed Parathas ( Diabetic Recipe )
 on 06 Aug 16 12:26 PM

I had though paneer and green peas are too bland as a combo, but the coriander and mint leaves perk up the flavour of these parathas really well. Though cooked in less oil, I enjoyed every bite of it.