Matar Paratha, Matar ka Paratha for Weight Loss
by Tarla Dalal
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matar paratha is a Punjabi matar ka paratha which is an Indian unleavened flatbread made with whole wheat flour, green peas, low fat curds, green chillies and ajwain.
This matar paratha is a perfect heathy matar paratha for weight loss as it is made from 100% whole wheat flour. Parathas are always a great food to serve to kids, because you can stuff them with all the nice veggies, dals, paneer or whatever you wish your kids would eat. If you are watching weight and craving for parathas this is definitely a go-to recipe!
Green peas are good for weight loss, good source of vegetarian protein, has insoluble fibre to relieve constipation.
Punjabi matar ka paratha made from whole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food. Green peas have a Glycemic Index (GI) rank of 22 which is low and good for diabetics and weight loss and good source of vegetarian protein, has insoluble fibre to relieve constipation.
We have used peanut oil for making our heathy matar paratha. Peanut oil has the highest amount of MUFA (around 49%) amongst all the other remaining common cooking oils. The remaining 51% is PUFA and SFA. Most households in western India use peanut oil as a cooking medium. If you want an option, then you can use ghee which is very healthy.
We have used low fat curds in this green pea paratha and suggested the usage of peanut oil as it has higher MUFA than other vegetable oils.
So enjoy this matar paratha for weight loss and serve with low fat curds.
Learn to make matar paratha | Punjabi matar ka paratha | green pea paratha | heathy matar paratha for weight loss | with detailed step by step photos below.
- To make matar paratha, purée the green peas into a smooth paste in a blender.
- Combine all the ingredients and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
- Divide the dough into 5 equal portions
- Roll out each portion into a 125 mm. (5") diameter circle with the help of a little flour to roll the paratha.
- Cook each matar paratha on a non-stick pan until both sides are golden brown, using ½ tsp of oil.
- Serve the matar paratha hot.
Matar Paratha, Matar ka Paratha for Weight Loss recipe with step by step photos
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