Palak Paratha, Punjabi Palak Paratha, Spinach Paratha

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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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
  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.

Palak Paratha Video by Tarla Dalal


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

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per paratha
Energy141 cal
Protein2.9 g
Carbohydrates16.9 g
Fiber1.9 g
Fat7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium10.9 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Punjabi KhanaBuy this cookbook

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Palak Paratha, Punjabi Palak Paratha, Spinach Paratha
 on 05 Feb 19 03:56 PM

Simply Good and healthy, even my Father in Law loved it. Thanks
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Neepa, Happy to know you liked the recipe. Do try more and more recipes & share with us your feedback. Happy cooking!
05 Feb 19 04:48 PM
Palak Paratha, Punjabi Palak Paratha, Spinach Paratha
 on 02 Feb 19 07:33 PM

Palak Paratha
 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,