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green peas and carrot paratha recipe | carrot matar paratha | healthy matar paratha is a satiating one dish meal. Learn how to make carrot matar paratha.

To make green peas and carrot paratha, first make a soft dough. Then for the stuffing, heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds. Add the carrot, green peas, green chillies, chaat masala, coriander and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Add the lemon juice and mix well. Divide the stuffing into 4 equal portions and keep aside.

Then to make healthy matar paratha, divide the dough into 8 equal portions. Roll 2 portions of the dough separately into a 150 mm. (6”) diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling. Place a dough circle on a flat, dry surface and spread a portion of the filling over it. Place the other dough circle over it and seal it tightly using little water. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the paratha, using ½ tsp of oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides. Repeat steps 2 to 5 to make 3 more parathas. Serve immediately.

Orange and green, sweet and nutty, crunchy and coarse... the characteristics of carrots and green peas are a perfectly complementary contrast to each other! When this successful duo comes together with peppy ingredients like chaat masala and lime juice, it makes an absolutely flavourful stuffing for sumptuous carrot matar paratha!

This healthy matar paratha is not only flavourful, but it is also high on the nutrition quotient. Firstly, the use of whole wheat flour along with veggies add enough fibre to make them stomach-friendly. Further, the carrots add a dose of vitamin A – a nutrient which has a role to play in vision and skin health. Magnesium, phosphorus, zinc and B vitamins are other key nutrients you can gain from these carrot matar paratha.

Tips for green peas and carrot paratha. 1. Serve carrot matar paratha with curds. See how to make dahi. 2. Serve with carrot matar paratha achar. 3. Use boiled and coarsely crushed green peas only.

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Green Peas and Carrot Paratha, Carrot Matar Paratha recipe - How to make Green Peas and Carrot Paratha, Carrot Matar Paratha

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 parathas
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Ingredients

For The Dough
1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
salt to taste
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling

For The Green Pea and Carrot Stuffing
2 cups boiled and coarsely crushed green peas
1 cup grated carrot
1 tsp oil
2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1 tsp chaat masala
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste
1 1/2 tsp lemon juice

Other Ingredients
2 1/4 tsp oil for greasing and cooking
Method

For the dough

    For the dough
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water. Cover and keep aside.

For the green pea and carrot stuffing

    For the green pea and carrot stuffing
  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add the carrot, green peas, green chillies, chaat masala, coriander and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the lemon juice and mix well.
  4. Divide the stuffing into 4 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. To make the green peas and carrot paratha, divide the dough into 8 equal portions.
  2. Roll 2 portions of the dough separately into a 150 mm. (6”) diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling. Brush the edges of both the rolled circle with a little water.
  3. Place a dough circle on a flat, dry surface and spread a portion of the filling over it.
  4. Place the other dough circle over it with the water side facing downwards and seal it tightly.
  5. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and grease it with ¼ tsp of oil. Place the paratha on it and cook it, using ½ tsp of oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  6. Repeat steps 2 to 5 to make 3 more parathas.
  7. Serve the green peas and carrot paratha immediately.

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what is green peas and carrot paratha made off?

  1. what is green peas and carrot paratha made off? carrot matar paratha is made from cheap and easily available and ingredients in India  such as dough of whole wheat flour and stuffing of 1 cup boiled and coarsely crushed green peas, 1 cup grated carrot, 1 tsp oil, 2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera), 2 tsp finely chopped green chillies, 1 tsp chaat masala, 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania), salt to taste and 1 1/2 tsp lemon juice. See image of list of ingredients for green peas and carrot paratha.

benefits of matar

    • Green Peas benefits for Weight loss : If you’re trying to lose weight then green peas are a healthy option to be included in your diet as they are rich in insoluble dietary fibre or high in fiber which will make you feel fuller for a long time.
    • Bone Health : Green Peas are rich in Vitamin K which aids in bone metabolism. Bone metabolism is a continuous process where mature bone tissue is removed from the skeleton and replaced by new tissue. When injuries occur to the bone like fractures or bruises, then Vitamin K sets in to heal the injury. Vitamin K prevents the loss of bone density and therefore prevents the onset of Osteoporosis (4).  See 9 super benefits of matar.


benefits of carrot

    • Keeps your Eyes healthy : Carrots have the nutrient Beta Carotene which is a form of Vitamin A, helps prevent deterioration of the eye as one gets older and prevents night blindness. Sadly in India, poor rural families who don't get enough Vegetables like carrots have high incidence of blindness. This is easily preventable if carrot is regularly included in the diet.
    • Lowers Cholesterol : Since Carrots are a good source of Fibre, they tend to lower the bad cholesterol (LDL) in your body. Carrot consumption reduces cholesterol absorption and bile acids excretion and increases antioxidant status, thus has a cardioprotective role (4). See benefits of gajar.


dough for green peas and carrot paratha

  1. In a deep bowl put 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta).
  2. Add salt to taste. We added 1/4 tsp salt.
  3. Add enough water to make a soft dough. We added 1/2 cup water and then a further 2 tablespoons water,
  4. Knead into a soft dough.

green peas and carrot stuffing

  1. Heat 1 tsp oil in a broad non-stick pan.
  2. Add 2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera).
  3. Sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  4. Add 1 cup grated carrot.
  5. Add 1 cup boiled and coarsely crushed green peas.
  6. Add 2 tsp finely chopped green chillies.
  7. Add 1 tsp chaat masala.
  8. Add 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania).
  9. Add salt to taste. We added 3/4 tsp salt.
  10. Mix well.
  11. Cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  12. Add 1 1/2 tsp lemon juice.
  13. Mix well.
  14. Divide the stuffing into 4 equal portions and keep aside.

rolling carrot matar paratha

  1. Divide the dough into 8 equal portions.
  2. Flatten the dough on a rolling board and dust with flour.  
  3. Rotate the dough while rolling and use flour to prevent any sticking to the rolling pin. 
  4. Roll dough into a 150 mm. (6”) diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling. You will need to do that with the 7 remaining dough balls.
  5. Brush the edges of the rolled paratha with a little water.
  6. Place a dough circle on a flat, dry surface and spread a portion of the filling over it.
  7. Brush the edges of another paratha with water.
  8. Place the other dough circle over it and seal it.
  9. Use your fingers to seal the edges of the paratha.
  10. Press the centre of the stuffed paratha down also.

making carrot matar paratha

  1. To make green peas and carrot paratha recipe | carrot matar paratha | healthy matar paratha |  heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and grease with oil. 
  2. Place the paratha gently on the tava.  
  3. Cook paratha for 30 to 45 seconds on a medium flame.  
  4. Grease the top of the paratha with oil. 
  5. Flip over. 
  6. Cook the other side the same way and use a spatula to press down to cook paratha evenly. 
  7. Flip and cook till golden brown. Your paratha is ready. 
  8. Cut into pieces.
  9. Put in a serving plate.
  10. Serve hot.

tips for green peas and carrot paratha

  1. Serve carrot matar paratha with curds. See how to make dahi
  2. Serve with carrot matar paratha achar.
  3. Use boiled and coarsely crushed green peas only.

health benefits of green peas and carrot paratha

  1. Green Peas and Carrot Paratha – a high fibre one dish meal. 
  2. Wheat flour, carrots and green peas all contribute enough fibre for a healthy well-being. 
  3. 7.6 g of fibre per paratha is soothing to the digestive tract. It can keep constipation at bay. 
  4. The fibre is a key nutrient in managing diabetes, weight gain and cholesterol too. 
  5. The vitamin A from the carrot is a boon for a glowing skin.
  6. Magnesium can contribute in maintaining a healthy heart too.
Accompaniments

Danyachi Usal, Maharashtrian Peanut Curry 
Mushroom Curry ( Cooking Under 10 Minutes) 
Paneer and Red Capsicum Subzi 
Quick Potato Curry ( Desi Khana) 
Spicy Kofta Curry 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per paratha
Energy219 cal
Protein6.6 g
Carbohydrates39.1 g
Fiber7.6 g
Fat4.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium88.2 mg

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Reviews

ग्रीन पी एण्ड कॅरट पराठा
5
 on 05 Nov 16 12:05 PM


subha ki naste me green pea aur carrot healthy swad bhara catpati paratha bahut aacha laga
Double Decker Parathas
5
 on 22 Nov 11 08:01 PM


yummy and nutritious.A colorful treat for kids and adults alike.