Stuffed Spinach Paratha ( Tiffin Recipe)

Paneer and healthy carrot come together in the stuffing for these exciting green-tinged parathas made with a dough of wheat flour and spinach puree.

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Yum paneer and healthy carrot come together in the stuffing for these exciting green-tinged parathas made with a dough of wheat flour and spinach puree. Thanks to the softness imparted by the puree, these Stuffed Spinach Parathas stay nice and fresh in the tiffin box for around five hours. Your kids will love the succulent paneer based filling in every bite of these sumptuous Parathas .

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Stuffed Spinach Paratha ( Tiffin Recipe) recipe - How to make Stuffed Spinach Paratha ( Tiffin Recipe)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 parathas (4 paratha )
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To Be Mixed Into A Stuffing
1/2 cup grated paneer (cottage cheese)
1/4 cup grated carrot
1/2 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste

For The Dough
3/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
3 tbsp spinach (palak) purée
1 1/4 tsp oil
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
oil for cooking
For the dough

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Add enough water and knead into a semi-stiff dough. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Divide the stuffing into 4 equal portions and keep aside.
  2. Divide the dough into 4 equal portions.
  3. Roll a portion of the dough into a circle of 100 mm. (4”) diameter circle.
  4. Place a portion of the stuffing in the centre of the circle.
  5. Bring together all the sides in the centre and seal tightly.
  6. Roll again into a circle of 125 mm. (5”) diameter circle using a little whole wheat for rolling.
  7. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the paratha using a little oil until golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
  8. Repeat steps 3 to 7 to make 3 more parathas.
  9. Serve immediately.

How to pack

  1. Wrap in an aluminum foil or cling film and pack in a tiffin box.

Nutrient values per paratha
Energy200 cal
Protein6.1 g
Carbohydrates17.7 g
Fiber2 g
Fat11.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A3187.4 mcg
Vitamin B1-0.1 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B31 mg
Vitamin C17 mg
Folic Acid70.8 mcg
Calcium145.3 mg
Iron1.7 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium36.9 mg
Potassium178.6 mg
Zinc0.6 mg

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Stuffed Spinach Paratha ( Tiffin Recipe)
 on 26 Dec 16 01:18 PM

Thank you mam,for easy and delicious recipes..
Stuffed Spinach Paratha ( Tiffin Treats For Kids )
 on 10 Apr 15 05:14 PM

Healthy stuffed spinach parathas. The paneer and the carrot keeps the paratha moist. I prepared this for my kids, was scared about its freshness, But it stayed fresh for 5 hours in the tiffin, and my kids enjoyed it with ketchup.
Stuffed Spinach Paratha ( Tiffin Treats For Kids )
 on 03 Dec 13 07:01 PM

Stuffed Spinach Paratha ( Tiffin Treats for Kids )
 on 10 Sep 12 05:01 PM

My son is 2 years old and finding difficult for me to feed him everyday as mostly we prefer to cook idly in our home. Once in a week we prefer to prepare chapati. He was talking but when we consulted the doctor he was asking us to introduce new foods and not to repeat the same. We won't give him noodles as he it is not nutritious but when he saw that he will come and ask. I was searching for different varieties of food that I could give .Also he should be able to chew it. When I checked the taradalal recipes for kids I was so attracted to it . Especially the "stuffed spinach paratha" seems to be healthy and tastier. This solves my problem for one day and my son will be having a new taste. Also I tried cooking he liked it as spinach and paneer we are adding him for the first time. My husband mostly don't like chappati he also taken the parathas and appreciated me. Thanks for taradalal for this recipe.
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11 Apr 15 10:47 AM