Palak Paratha, Punjabi Palak Paratha, Spinach Paratha


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Palak Paratha, Punjabi Palak Paratha, Spinach Paratha

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In this fast paced world none of us have the time to eat healthy. But here's an easy and quick recipe that combines great taste and healthy green vegetables to give you a parathas that's full wholesome goodness. Punjabi food lives up to its reputation of being very healthy.


Palak contains large amounts of fibre along with a lot of essential vitamins and minerals. When puréed and combined with the flour imparts a lovely green colour that's a treat for your eyes. Enjoy this paratha with thick fresh curds and some achaar. All in all its a tasty way to fill your children up with the essential minerals and keep them happy and healthy.

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Palak Paratha, Punjabi Palak Paratha, Spinach Paratha recipe - How to make Palak Paratha, Punjabi Palak Paratha, Spinach Paratha

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 8 parathas
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Ingredients
1 1/2 cups chopped spinach (palak)
1/2 tsp lemon juice
3/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
3/4 cup plain flour (maida)
1 tsp green chilli paste
1 tbsp ghee
salt to taste
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
ghee for cooking

For Serving
fresh curd
Method
  1. Combine the spinach, lemon juice and 2 tbsp of water in a mixer and blend to a smooth purée.
  2. Combine all the remaining ingredients including the spinach purée and knead to a semi-soft dough using enough water.
  3. Divide the dough into 8 equal portions and roll out each portion into 150 mm. (6") diameter circle, using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  4. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook each paratha on both sides, using a little ghee, till brown spots appear on both the sides.
  5. Serve hot with fresh curds.
Accompaniments

Aam aur Chane ka Achaar 
Fresh Curds ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking ) 
Low Fat Curds 
Pachranga Achaar 
Soya Curds 

Nutrient values per paratha
Energy88 cal
Protein2.6 g
Carbohydrates15 g
Fiber0.6 g
Fat2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A731.6 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.7 mg
Vitamin C3.8 mg
Folic Acid19.3 mcg
Calcium17 mg
Iron0.9 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium10.5 mg
Potassium73.2 mg
Zinc0.3 mg

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Reviews

Palak Paratha
5
 on 03 Jul 12 09:03 AM


Spinach gives you the iron. Simple paratha to make. I tool the maida out and replaced with whole wheat flour to make a healthier paratha,