Matar Paratha, Matar ka Paratha for Weight Loss


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matar paratha is a Punjabi matar ka paratha which is an Indian unleavened flatbread made with whole wheat flour, green peas, low fat curds, green chillies and ajwain.

This matar paratha is a perfect heathy matar paratha for weight loss as it is made from 100% whole wheat flour. 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. If you are watching weight and craving for parathas this is definitely a go-to recipe!

Green peas are good for weight loss, good source of vegetarian protein, has insoluble fibre to relieve constipation.

Punjabi matar ka paratha made from whole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food. Green peas have a Glycemic Index (GI) rank of 22 which is low and good for diabetics and weight loss and good source of vegetarian protein, has insoluble fibre to relieve constipation.

We have used peanut oil for making our heathy matar paratha. Peanut oil has the highest amount of MUFA (around 49%) amongst all the other remaining common cooking oils. The remaining 51% is PUFA and SFA. Most households in western India use peanut oil as a cooking medium. If you want an option, then you can use ghee which is very healthy.

We have used low fat curds in this green pea paratha and suggested the usage of peanut oil as it has higher MUFA than other vegetable oils.

So enjoy this matar paratha for weight loss and serve with low fat curds.

Learn to make matar paratha | Punjabi matar ka paratha | green pea paratha | heathy matar paratha for weight loss | with detailed step by step photos below.

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Matar Paratha, Matar ka Paratha for Weight Loss recipe - How to make Matar Paratha, Matar ka Paratha for Weight Loss

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 5 servings
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Ingredients

For Matar Paratha
1/2 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/2 cup boiled green peas
1 to 2 green chillies , finely chopped
1 tbsp low fat curds (dahi)
1/8 tsp carom seeds (ajwain)
salt to taste

Other Ingredients For Matar Paratha
2 1/2 tsp peanut oil or oil for cooking
Method
For matar paratha

    For matar paratha
  1. To make matar paratha, purée the green peas into a smooth paste in a blender.
  2. Combine all the ingredients and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
  3. Divide the dough into 5 equal portions
  4. Roll out each portion into a 125 mm. (5") diameter circle with the help of a little flour to roll the paratha.
  5. Cook each matar paratha on a non-stick pan until both sides are golden brown, using a little oil.
  6. Serve the matar paratha hot.

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How to make Matar Paratha

  1. To make matar paratha | Punjabi matar ka paratha | green pea paratha | heathy matar paratha for weight loss |  take a sauce pan. 
  2. Add enough water into it to boil the green peas.
  3. Once the water starts boiling, add ½ cup of green peas. They are a very good source of dietary fiber. 
  4. Add little salt. Adding salt at this step would stop enzyme actions which can cause loss of flavor, color and texture.
  5. Boil the green peas until cooked and Strain the green peas using a strainer.
  6. Put the green peas in a bowl of ice-cold water. This is to preserve the green  colour of the green peas.
  7. Strain the green peas again. Discard the water or use it to make a soup.
  8. Put the green peas into a blender and blend until it turns into a smooth paste. Keep aside.
  9. Take a deep bowl and put ½ cup of wheat flour into it.
  10. Then add the boiled green pea paste to it.
  11. Add the green chillies. You can add chillies according to your preference of spiciness.
  12. Add low fat curd. Curd would help in making the paratha softer and it also helps in binding the dough, as we are not using any water in the recipe.
  13. Add carom seeds. Carom seeds aids in digestion.
  14. Add salt to taste.
  15. Mix all the ingredients and knead into a soft dough without using any water.
  16. Divide the dough into 5 equal portions.
  17. Roll out each portion into a 125 mm. (5") diameter circle with the help of a little wheat flour to make the matar paratha | Punjabi matar ka paratha | green pea paratha | heathy matar paratha for weight loss | 
  18. Cook each Matar Paratha on a non-stick tava (griddle) until both sides are golden brown in colour, using ½ tsp of peanut oil. Peanut oil has the highest amount of MUFA (around 49%) amongst all the other remaining common cooking oils. The remaining 51% is PUFA and SFA. Most households in western India use peanut oil as a cooking medium. If you want an option, then you can use ghee which is very healthy. 
  19. Serve the matar paratha | Punjabi matar ka paratha | green pea paratha | heathy matar paratha for weight loss |  hot with low fat curds.

Matar Paratha for weight loss

  1. Matar Paratha for weight loss. Matar Paratha made from  Whole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food. Green peas have a Glycemic Index (GI) rank of 22 which is low and good for diabetics and weight loss and good source of vegetarian protein, has insoluble fibre to relieve constipation. So the perfect way to have Matar Paratha for weight loss is to combine it with low fat curds.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per
Energy67 cal
Protein2.7 g
Carbohydrates11.8 g
Fiber2.8 g
Fat1.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium5.2 mg

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Reviews

Green Pea Parathas
5
 on 03 Apr 14 11:50 AM


wow... these parathas simply taste yummy... i loved the flavor of ajwain... and what was more interesting is that i didnt need any water to knead it thus the flavor of the peas was 100% intact... try it... !!!