Stuffed Paneer Green Pea Paratha
by Tarla Dalal
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The fabulous aroma and vibrant colour of this paratha ensure that you are attracted to try it! And once you taste it, its finger-licking flavour makes you want more. Green peas and green chilli paste add a lot of zing to the paratha dough, while a wholesome stuffing of paneer and raisins adds a succulent dimension to it.
Enjoy these Stuffed Paneer Green Pea Paratha with curds or dip them into a chunky dal for a memorable meal that provides you with a bounty of protein and calcium.
- Combine the green peas and ¼ cup of water in a mixer and blend to a smooth paste.
- Combine all the ingredients, including the green pea paste, in a deep bowl, mix well and knead into a soft dough without using any water. Cover with a lid and keep aside.
- Soak the raisins in enough hot water in a small bowl for about 10 minutes. Drain well and roughly chop them.
- Combine the paneer, raisins, green chillies and salt in a deep bowl and mix well.
- Divide the stuffing into 6 equal portions and keep aside.
- Divide the dough into 6 equal portions.
- Roll out one portion of the green pea dough into 100 mm. (4") diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
- Place one portion of the paneer stuffing in the centre of the circle.
- Bring together all the sides in the centre and seal it tightly.
- Roll out again into a 150 mm. (6") diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
- Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the paratha, using ¼ tsp oil, till golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
- Repeat steps 2 to 6 to make 5 more parathas.
- Serve hot with fresh curds.
Nutrient values per paratha
|Energy|| 165 kcal|
|Protein|| 6.3 gm|
|Carbohydrates|| 18.6 gm|
|Fat|| 7.3 gm|
|Fibre|| 2.4 gm|
|Calcium|| 100.9 mg|
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