Broccoli Paratha ( Tiffin Treats)
by Tarla Dalal
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broccoli paratha is an Indian style paratha with the addition of mixed herbs for a flavourful touch. Learn how to make easy broccoli paratha for tiffin.
Your kids will not want anything to accompany this tasty healthy broccoli recipe. This unique broccoli paratha has the brilliant flavour of mixed herbs, chilli flakes and pepper. So, on some days, you can serve this hot and fresh for breakfast or after school, while on some days you can pack it as a tiffin treat! Also pack refreshing Minty Nimbu Paani in a thermos flask, so it will be nice and cool to sip on while munching the paratha.
To make broccoli paratha, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water. Divide the dough into 15 equal portions. Roll out a portion of the dough into a 125 mm. (5") diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook it on a medium flame, using a little oil, till golden brown spots appear on both the sides. Repeat steps 3 and 4 to make 14 more parathas.
With 64 calories and 6.5 g per paratha, this easy broccoli paratha for tiffin is a wise choice for diabetics and heart patients too! Broccoli and use of whole wheat flour lends 1.1 g of fibre to these parathas which can help manage blood sugar and blood cholesterol levels further. Broccoli is also a good source of vitamin C. Though some amounts of vitamin C will be lost in cooking, but you can benefit from the remaining and build your immunity to fight the harmful free radicals in the body.
Senior citizens who are looking for a healthy recipe which doesn’t require much effort for chewing, can also include this easy broccoli paratha for tiffin in their menu.
Tips for broccoli paratha. 1. If packing in a tiffin, ensure to cool them completely before packing. 2. While the flavour is out of the world when served fresh, it fortunately stays nice in the tiffin box too for at least 4 to 5 hours.
Enjoy broccoli paratha recipe | broccoli paratha for kids | easy broccoli paratha for tiffin | healthy broccoli recipe | with recipe below.
- To mke broccoli paratha, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
- Divide the dough into 15 equal portions.
- Roll out a portion of the dough into a 125 mm. (5") diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
- Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook it on a medium flame, using a little oil, till golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
- Repeat steps 3 and 4 to make 14 more broccoli paratha.
- Allow the broccoli paratha to cool completely, wrap in an aluminium foil, and pack in an air-tight tiffin box.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per paratha
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