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रैडिश स्पिनॅच पराठा - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Mooli Palak Paratha, Radish Spinach Paratha in Hindi) 
મૂળા પાલકના પરોઠા ની રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Mooli Palak Paratha, Radish Spinach Paratha in Gujarati) 

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mooli palak paratha recipe | radish spinach paratha | healthy mooli palak paratha for weight loss is a satiating one dish meal in itself. Learn how to make radish spinach paratha.

To make mooli palak paratha, for the dough combine the spinach, lemon juice and 1 tbsp of water and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste. Transfer the paste into a bowl, add all the remaining ingredients and knead into a semi-soft dough using enough water. Cover and keep aside for 10 minutes. For the stuffing, sprinkle a little salt over the radish and keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes. Squeeze out all the water and discard it. Add the coriander and green chillies and mix well. Divide the dough into 8 equal portions. Roll a portion into a 150 mm. (6”) diameter roti using a little whole wheat flour for rolling. Place a portion of the stuffing in the centre, bring all the sides together in the centre and seal it tightly. Again roll into a 150 mm. (6") diameter circle, using a little whole wheat flour for rolling. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the paratha, using a little oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both sides. Repeat steps 2 to 5 to make 7 more parathas. Serve hot.

The radish spinach paratha is different in every way. Spinach is used in the dough, while the radish is made into a flavourful stuffing. As a variation, instead of making routine stuffed parathas here the radish mix is spread on a cooked paratha, which is then folded in half to make a crescent-shaped delight.

Typically, the radish spinach parathas are made with equal quantities of wheat flour and maida, but here we have made healthy mooli palak paratha for weight loss to make them more nutritious. Wheat flour adds fibre which helps in weight loss and also controls blood cholesterol and blood sugar levels.

Spinach and mooli both are quite nourishing. It abounds in iron, vitamin A, vitamin C, fibre and antioxidants which can boost overall health. Mooli palak paratha can be enjoyed as it is without any accompaniment.

Tips for mooli palak paratha. 1. You may need very little water to knead the dough because of the use of spinach puree. So be careful while adding water to make a semi-stiff dough. 2. Sprinkling salt over radish and squeezing out its water is important to get rid of its raw taste. So do not miss out on this step. 3. Rolling these parathas is slightly an art. You need to roll them with minimal pressure.

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Mooli Palak Paratha, Radish Spinach Paratha recipe - How to make Mooli Palak Paratha, Radish Spinach Paratha

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     8Makes 8 parathas
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Ingredients

For The Dough
1 cup finely chopped spinach (palak)
1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/2 tsp lemon juice
1 tbsp ghee
salt to taste

For The Stuffing
2 cups grated radish (mooli)
salt to taste
1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 1/2 tbsp finely chopped green chillies

Other Ingredients For Mooli Palak Paratha
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
oil for cooking
Method

For the dough

    For the dough
  1. Combine the spinach, lemon juice and 1 tbsp of water and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste.
  2. Transfer the paste into a bowl, add all the remaining ingredients and knead into a semi-soft dough using enough water. Cover and keep aside for 10 minutes.

For the stuffing

    For the stuffing
  1. Sprinkle a little salt over the radish and keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes. Squeeze out all the water and discard it.
  2. Add the coriander and green chillies and mix well.
  3. Divide the stuffing into 8 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. To make mooli palak paratha, divide the dough into 8 equal portions.
  2. Roll a portion into a 150 mm. (6”) diameter roti using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  3. Place a portion of the stuffing in the centre, bring all the sides together in the centre and seal it tightly.
  4. Again roll into a 150 mm. (6") diameter circle, using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  5. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the paratha, using a little oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both sides.
  6. Repeat steps 2 to 5 to make 7 more parathas.
  7. Serve the mooli palak paratha hot.

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what is mooli palak paratha made off?

  1. what is mooli palak paratha made off? radish spinach paratha is made from a spinach dough of 1 cup finely chopped spinach (palak), 1 1/2 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta), 1/2 tsp lemon juice, 1 tbsp ghee and salt to taste. For the mooli stuffing : 2 cups grated radish (mooli), salt to taste, 1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania), 1 1/2 tbsp finely chopped green chillies.

benefits of mooli

  1. Rich in Vitamin C : The vitamin C in radishes is an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, and has been shown to have a positive effect on asthma symptoms because of its anti-inflammatory properties”. It also helps in making collagen, which is needed for soft bones (cartilage) in our bodies. This can help arthritis patients. 
  2. Helps in managing weight : Fibre does not digest easily and can help you feel fuller for a longer time and hence you avoid overeating or eating in between meals. They also help in lowering cholesterol by binding to LDL (bad cholesterol).  See 10 amazing benefits of radish.

benefits of whole wheat flour

  1. Good for bones : Whole wheat flour is rich in Phosphorus which is a major mineral which works closely with calcium to build our bones. 
  2. Whole wheat flour Diabetic Friendly: Being rich in Magnesium, whole wheat flour  contributes to many health benefits and will improve insulin response by lowering insulin resistance. Excellent for controlling blood sugar levels through the presence of Zinc also.  See 11 super benefits of whole wheat flour

tips for mooli palak paratha

  1. You may need very little water to knead the dough because of the use if spinach puree. So be carefully while adding water to make a semi-stiff dough. 
  2. Sprinkling salt over radish and sqeezing out its water is important to get rid of its raw taste. So do not miss out on this step. 
  3. Rolling these parathas is slightly an art. You need to roll them with minimal pressure.

making palak puree

  1. In a mixer put 1 cup roughly chopped spinach (palak).
  2. Add 1/2 tsp lemon juice.
  3. Add 1 tbsp of water.
  4. Blend to a smooth purée.
  5. Keep aside. Your palak puree is ready.

making palak dough for mooli palak paratha

  1.   To make dough for mooli palak paratha recipe | radish spinach paratha | healthy mooli palak paratha for weight loss |  in a bowl put 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta). We have made this a healthy recipe but you can use 3/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) and 3/4 cup plain flour (maida).
  2. Add salt to taste.
  3. Add 2 tsp ghee.
  4.   Add prepared spinach purée. See above on step by step on how to make spinach puree.
  5. Add 1/2 cup water plus 1 tablespoon.
  6. Knead well to make a semi-soft dough.
  7. Cover and keep aside for 15 minutes.
  8. This is how the dough looks like after 15 minutes.
  9. Divide the dough into 8 equal portions.

making mooli stuffing

  1. Put 2 cups grated radish (mooli) in a bowl.
  2. Sprinkle a little salt over it.
  3. Mix well so the salt is mixed with grated radish.
  4. Cover and keep aside for 15 minutes.
  5. This is what the mooli looks like after 15 minutes.
  6. Squeeze out all the water with your hands. You will have to do this in small batches as there is lots of mooli.
  7. We have squeezed out all the water. Discard the water.
  8. Add 1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania).
  9. Add 1 1/2 tbsp finely chopped green chillies.
     
  10. Add salt to taste.
  11. Mix well.
  12. Divide the stuffing into 8 equal portions and keep aside.

cooking mooli palak paratha

  1. To make mooli palak paratha recipe | radish spinach paratha | healthy mooli palak paratha for weight loss | sprinkle a little flour on the rolling surface. 
  2. Take a portion of the dough and flatten it.
  3. Roll out a portion of the dough into a 150 mm. (6”) diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  4. Place a portion of the mooli stuffing in the centre of the circle.  
  5. Bring together all the sides in the centre and seal it tightly. Shape like a money bag.
  6. Flatten it and dust with whole wheat flour. Ensure you seal it well so the stffing does not spill out while cooking. 
  7. Roll out again into a 150 mm. (6") diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling. 
  8. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and grease with oil.
  9. Put rolled paratha on tava.
  10. Cook lightly on a hot non-stick tava (griddle) and flip over.
  11. Grease the top of the paratha.
  12. Flip over and cook the other side.
  13. Grease with oil a final time and flip over and cook.
  14. Cook the mooli palak paratha | radish spinach paratha | healthy mooli palak paratha for weight loss |  till it turns golden brown in colour from both sides.
  15. Serve mooli palak paratha recipe | radish spinach paratha | healthy mooli palak paratha for weight loss |  hot with a bowl of curds. See our recipe on how to make curds.

open palak mooli paratha

  1. To make open palak radish paratha recipe | radish spinach paratha | healthy mooli palak paratha for weight loss | sprinkle a little flour on the rolling surface.  
  2. Take a portion of the dough and flatten it. 
     
  3. Roll out a portion of the dough into a 150 mm. (6”) diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling. 
     
  4. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and grease with oil.
  5. Put rolled paratha on tava.
  6. Cook lightly on a hot non-stick tava (griddle) and flip over.
  7. Grease the top of the paratha.
  8. Flip over and cook till golden brown spots appear. Paratha is cooked.

put stuffing in open mooli palak paratha

  1. Put the cooked palak paratha on a serving plate.
  2. Put the mooli stuffing on one half of the paratha.
  3. Fold over and your open palak paratha is ready to eat.
  4. Serve open mooli palak paratha immediately with some curds.

health benefits of mooli palak paratha

  1. Mooli Palak Paratha – a healthy one dish meal.
  2. Filled with fibre because of the use of whole wheat flour and veggies, these parathas are a satisfying meal in itself. 
  3. Spinach lends iron and folic acid which helps to boost haemoglobin levels. 
  4. Spinach also ia a good source of vitamin A – which acts as an antioxidant and helps to improve vision, add a glow to skin and also fight against harmful free radicals in the body. 
  5. Radish is a good source of vitamin C – a nutrient which is necessary for improving immunity against various diseases.
  6. People who are aiming to lose weight or are suffering from diabetes or heart problems, can include these parathas in their diet. They just need to restrict the amount of oil used to cook these parathas.  
Accompaniments

Dhania ki Subzi 
Methi Moong Dal Subzi ( Cooking Under 10 Minutes) 
Vegetables in Green Gravy 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per paratha
Energy145 cal
Protein3 g
Carbohydrates17.7 g
Fiber2.4 g
Fat7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium17.8 mg

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Radish Spinach Paratha
5
 on 29 Jul 20 11:07 PM


These paratha turned really delicious,I added little salt in flour. That’s the only change I made
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30 Jul 20 11:42 AM
Radish Spinach Paratha
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 on 03 Nov 19 11:52 PM


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Tarla Dalal    Rohit, we are delighted you liked the Radish Spinach Paratha recipe. Your feedback will help lots of cooking enthusiast try the recipe. Thanks.
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04 Nov 19 04:19 PM
મૂળા પાલકના પરોઠા ની રેસીપી
5
 on 24 Oct 19 11:46 AM


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Tarla Dalal    Glad you liked મૂળા પાલકના પરોઠા ની રેસીપી.
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24 Oct 19 01:58 PM
रैडिश स्पिनॅच पराठा
5
 on 22 Dec 16 02:47 PM


Swasth aur sayhat ka Bhandari hai ye parathe. Maine ye guud-dhahi ke saath Inka khub luft uthaya.
Radish Spinach Paratha
5
 on 24 Feb 16 05:57 PM


Appealing colour combination! Spicy and tasty. Thanks!
Radish Spinach Paratha
5
 on 08 Sep 14 04:37 PM


Palak and radish tastes nice and different in combination. Radish gives a nice and strong flavour to the palak paratha. Palak has a little flavour it.
Radish Spinach Parathas
5
 on 08 Oct 12 09:34 AM


This is a classic and love the radish filling.