Stuffed Bajra Parathas, Bajra Paratha


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Those who are not used to the rustic flavour and texture of bajra parathas often find it too dry. But, even they will find these Stuffed Bajra Parathas to be absolutely enjoyable. A filling of grated paneer perked up with aromatic fenugreek leaves and tangy tomatoes makes these Stuffed Parathas soft and super tasty too.

The Bajra Parathas have to be handled carefully as they tend to break easily. Make sure you seal the dough circles well, and also take care to handle the parathas gently when you lift them and lay them on the Tava to cook.

Enjoy them for Breakfast or as a One Dish Meal .

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Stuffed Bajra Parathas, Bajra Paratha recipe - How to make Stuffed Bajra Parathas, Bajra Paratha

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 3 parathas
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For The Dough
1 1/2 cups bajra (black millet) flour
a pinch of salt
bajra (black millet) flour for rolling

To Be Mixed Into A Stuffing
3/4 cup grated paneer (cottage cheese)
1/4 cup chopped fenugreek (methi) leaves
1/4 cup deseeded and chopped tomatoes
1 1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
ghee for cooking
For the dough

  1. Combine the bajra flour and salt in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough hot water. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Divide the stuffing into 3 equal portions and keep aside.
  2. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions.
  3. Roll out each portion of the dough into a 125 mm. (5") diameter circle, using a little bajra flour for rolling.
  4. Place a dough circle on a flat, dry surface and spread a portion of the stuffing over it.
  5. Place the other dough circle over it and seal it tightly.
  6. Cook the paratha on a non-stick tava (griddle), using a little ghee, till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  7. Repeat steps 3 to 6 to make 2 more parathas.
  8. Serve immediately.

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Stuffed Bajra Parathas ( Know Your Flours )
 on 21 Feb 13 01:05 AM

Stuffed Bajra Parathas ( Know Your Flours )
 on 26 Dec 15 04:18 PM

Stuffed bajra paratha.. This paratha is so filling and very nice in taste.. One of this parathas with little curd.. is enough.. This needs to be eaten.. While it''s hot.. to taste all the flavours. . Of the stuffing..
Stuffed Bajra Parathas ( Know Your Flours )
 on 21 Feb 13 01:05 AM