Bajra, Methi and Paneer Parathas
by Tarla Dalal
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winter special - stuffed bajra paneer paratha are a nourishing Indian bread good to bite into. Learn how to make bajra methi paneer paratha for diabetes.
Paneer bajre ka paratha are stuffed with a delicately spiced mixture of paneer and tomatoes. Both paneer and methi are calcium rich with a wealth of fibre from methi. Calcium helps to strengthen bones. Preferably, use fresh home-made paneer made with low calorie milk if you have to restrict the amount of fat intake.
To make bajra methi paneer paratha, first make a soft dough using lightly crushed methi, garlic, bajra flour, salt and low fat curd. For the stuffing combine crumbled paneer, green chilli, turmeric powder, kasuri methi, coriander, tomato and salt. Roll out a portion into a circle of approx. 100 mm. to 125 mm. (4" to 5") diameter. Place a portion of the filling mixture on one half of each rolled circle and fold it over to make a semi-circle. Lift the paratha carefully and place it on a non-stick pan. Using ¼ tsp of oil and cook on both sides till they are golden brown. Serve immediately.
These bajra methi paneer paratha for diabetes are suitable not only for diabetes but also heart patients and healthy individuals. Being cooked with minimal oil, they are absolutely healthy. One stuffed paratha is what we would recommend.
Pregnant women and senior citizens who wish to make up for their daily calcium requirement, can also opt for this winter special - stuffed bajra paneer paratha.
If you wish, do not stuff the paneer bajre ka paratha. Just crumble some paneer and make the bajra and methi rotis. They are yummy on their own too. This is slightly easy to roll and time saving too.
Tips for bajra methi paneer paratha. 1. If you find it difficult to roll the dough, place each portion between two sheets of plastic and then roll out. 2. These parathas have to be cooked on a very slow flame as the rotis are thicker and will take a while to cook.
You can also try other interesting diabetic friendly parathas like Low-Fat Paneer and Green Peas Stuffed Paratha and Yellow Moong Dal and Spring Onion Paratha.
Enjoy bajra methi paneer paratha recipe | paneer bajre ka paratha | bajra methi paneer paratha for diabetes | | with recipe below.
- In a blender lightly crush the fenugreek leaves and the garlic with a little salt.
- Add to the bajra flour and knead into a soft dough using the curds and hot water.
- Divide the dough into 4 equal portions and roll out each portion into a circle of approx. 100 mm. To 125 mm. (4" to 5") diameter. If you find in difficult to roll the dough, place each portion between two sheets of plastic and then roll out.
- To make bajra, methi and paneer parathas, place a portion of the filling mixture on one half of each rolled circle and fold it over to make a semi-circle.
- Lift the paratha carefully and place it on a non-stick pan. Using a little oil, cook on both sides till they are golden brown. These have to be cooked on a very slow flame as the rotis are thicker and will take a while to cook.
- Repeat with the remaining dough circles and filling mixture to make 3 more parathas.
- Serve the bajra, methi and paneer parathashot.
- It is highly recommended that this recipe be relished by diabetics only occasionally and in small quantities. This is just a mere ‘treat’ and does not qualify for a regular diabetic menu.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per paratha
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