Paneer Tamatar Paratha ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking )


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Paneer tamatar paratha, is an interesting variation of the paneer paratha with the zest and tang of tomatoes. Minimum oil has been used to knead the dough and cook tp parathas,making it weight-watchers delight.

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Makes 6 parathas
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For The Chapatis
1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/2 cup plain flour (maida)
1 tsp oil
salt to taste
3 1/4 tsp oil for kneading and cooking
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling

To Be Mixed Into A Stuffing
1/2 cup grated low-fat paneer
2 tbsp mozzarella cheese
2 tbsp yellow capsicum
1 green chilli chopped
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes without the pulp
salt to taste

For the chapatis

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and knead into a semi-soft dough using enough water. Keep aside for 10 minutes and knead using 1/4 tsp oil till smooth.
  2. Divide the dough into 12 equal portions and roll out each portion into thin rounds of 150mm (6") diameter using a little flour for rolling.
  3. Cook lightly on both sides on a tawa and keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Divide the stuffing into 6 equal portions and keep aside.
  2. Place a chapati on a flat surface, spread 1 portion of the stuffing evenly over it and place another chapati on top and press well so that they stick.
  3. Heat a tava and cook the paratha on both sides using 1/2 tsp of oil till it turns crisp and golden brown in colour.
  4. Repeat with the remaining chapatis and stuffing to make 5 more parathas. Serve hot.
Nutrient values Per paratha
EnergyProteinCarbohydrateFatFibreVitamin CCalcium
109 calories 6.2 gm 12.4 gm 3.6 gm 0.2 gm 13.2 mg 252.9 mg

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 on 26 Dec 14 12:27 PM

Nice and peppy parathas when served with a bowl of low fat curds is enough to make a meal by itself. The capsicum in the stuffing gives a very good crunch to these parathas.
 on 07 Aug 12 04:27 PM