Paushtic Parathas

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Parathas are always a great food to serve to kids, because you can stuff them with all the nice veggies, dals, paneer or whatever you wish your kids would eat! The combination of carrot and spinach suggested for this whole wheat Paushtic Paratha is not only wholesome but also tasty and colourful, so your kids are surely love it. Make sure you add curds while making the dough as it helps keep the parathas soft. Also serve with a bowlful of curd to enrich these folic acid and vitamin A rich parathas with protein and calcium too.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 15 parathas.
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1 cup finely chopped spinach (palak)
1/4 cup grated carrot
1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/4 cup besan (bengal gram flour)
4 tbsp curds
2 tsp green chilli paste
1 tsp oil
salt to taste
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
3 3/4 tsp oil for cooking

For Serving
fresh curd

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and knead into a semi-soft dough using enough water.
  2. Divide the dough into 15 equal portions.
  3. Roll out each portion into a 100 mm. (4”) diameter thick circle using a little wheat flour for rolling.
  4. Fold into half to make a semi-circle and again fold into half to make a 100 mm. (4”) length triangular paratha.
  5. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook it, using ¼ tsp of oil, till brown spots appear on both the sides.
  6. Repeat steps 3 to 5 to make 14 more parathas.
  7. Serve hot with fresh curds.

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Nutrient values per paratha
EnergyProteinCarbohydratesFatVitamin AFolic acidCalcium
62 kcal 1.9 gm 8.8 gm 2.1 gm 307.5 mcg 11.9 mcg 18.8 mg

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 on 02 Dec 14 04:02 PM

truly healthy and nourishing....I often pack this for my kids dabba...she enjoys these vitamin enriched parathas.
 on 20 May 12 11:37 PM

very nice
 on 01 May 12 06:28 PM

Excellent , Thank you very much
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 on 21 Oct 10 10:52 PM

a one in all recipe...just these parathas with curds make a great meal. it tastes just amazingwith spicy punjabi achaar...try it! potatoes and spinach blend well in these parathas. i usually make triangle shaped parathas but when in a hurry just roll it in a circle.
 on 03 Sep 10 02:10 PM

Healthy and tasty