Paneer Stuffed Green Pea Parathas


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A unique dough of whole wheat flour and green peas forms the base of this interesting recipe. The outcome is made more irresistible by stuffing these wholesome parathas with fresh paneer and juicy raisins.

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पनीर और हरे मटर का भरवां पराठा - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Paneer Stuffed Green Pea Parathas in Hindi) 
પનીર સ્ટફ્ડ્ ગ્રીન પી પરોઠા - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Paneer Stuffed Green Pea Parathas in Gujarati) 

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A unique dough of whole wheat flour and green peas forms the base of this interesting recipe. The outcome is made more irresistible by stuffing these wholesome parathas with fresh paneer and juicy raisins. The spikiness of green chillies and the semi-sweetness imparted by raisins are wonderfully balanced, making this a memorable dish. Indeed, any day on which you serve these delightful Paneer Stuffed Green Pea Parathas is bound to become a special occasion worth remembering!

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Paneer Stuffed Green Pea Parathas recipe - How to make Paneer Stuffed Green Pea Parathas

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     6Makes 6 parathas
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Ingredients

For The Dough
1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1 cup green peas
1/2 tbsp roughly chopped green chillies
1 tbsp oil
salt to taste

For The Paneer Stuffing
3/4 cup crumbled paneer (cottage cheese)
1 tbsp raisins (kismis)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
salt to taste

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

    For the green pea dough
  1. Combine the green peas, green chillies and 2 tbsp of water in a mixer and blend into a smooth paste.
  2. Combine all the ingredients including the green pea mixture in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using little water.
  3. Cover with a lid and keep aside for 10 minutes.

For the paneer stuffing

    For the paneer stuffing
  1. Combine the raisins and enough water in a small bowl and keep aside for 10 minutes. Drain well.
  2. Combine all the ingredients including the raisins in a deep bowl and mix well.
  3. Divide the paneer stuffing into 6 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions.
  2. Roll each portion of the dough into a 75 mm. (3”) diameter circle and place a portion of the paneer stuffing in the center of the circle.
  3. Bring together all the sides in the center, seal tightly and again roll out into a circle of 150 mm. (6”) diameter circle, using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  4. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the parathas on a medium flame using little oil till golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
  5. Serve immediately.

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What is paneer stuffed green pea paratha made off?

  1. What is paneer stuffed green pea paratha made off? paneer stuffed green pea paratha is made from a dough of whole wheat flour and green peas which is stuffed with paneer, chillies and kismis.

For the green pea dough

  1. In a mixer, put 1 cup green peas. Note that these are raw green peas and not cooked. Green peas are good for weight loss, good source of vegetarian protein, has insoluble fibre to relieve constipation. Legumes like green peas, cow peas, mung, chick peas and kidney beans have a cholesterol lowering effect. Green Peas are rich in Vitamin K which aids in bone metabolism. Green peas have a Glycemic Index (GI) rank of 22 which is low and good for diabetics.  Is green peas good for diabetics and see full benefits of green peas
  2. Add 1/2 tbsp roughly chopped green chillies.
  3. Add 2 tbsp of water.
  4. Blend green peas mixture for a bit and this is what it looks like. We need to blend again.
  5. Blend into a smooth paste.
  6. In a deep glass bowl, put 1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta).  Whole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food.  Whole wheat flour is rich in Phosphorus which is a major mineral which works closely with calcium to build our bonesVitamin B9 helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially increase red blood cells. See detailed 11 benefits of whole wheat flour and why it's good for you.
  7. Add the green peas mixture.
  8. Add 1 tbsp oil.
  9. Add salt to taste.
  10. Add enough water. We have used only 1 tablespoon water.
  11. Mix well and knead into a soft dough.
  12. Cover with a lid and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  13. Shape the dough into a thick rope shape. This makes it easier to divide the dough.

For the paneer stuffing

  1. For the paneer stuffing for paneer stuffed green pea paratha | matar paneer paratha | healthy paneer green peas paratha | in a glass bowl, put 1 tbsp raisins (kismis).
  2. Add enough water in a small bowl and keep aside for 10 minutes. 
  3. Drain well.
  4. In a deep bowl, put 3/4 cup crumbled paneer (cottage cheese). Paneer contains high quality protein and calcium which aids in weight loss. Since paneer is low in carbs and high in protein it gets digested slowly and hence good for diabetesPotassium in paneer helps to reduce the effect of high sodium, by lowering blood pressure and contraction of blood vessels, resulting in improved heart health and reduced risk of heart attack. Great for weight loss and read the interesting article on is paneer good for you
    Low fat paneer is has all the same nutrients as full-fat paneer, but it is minus the fat. 
  5. Add the soaked raisins.
  6. Add 1 tsp finely chopped green chillies.
  7. Add salt to taste.
  8. Mix well.
  9. Divide the paneer stuffing into 6 equal portions and keep aside.

Cooking the paneer stuffed green pea paratha

  1. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions.
  2. Flatten one portion in between your palms. Dip in flour and dust off excess flour.
  3. Roll each portion of the dough into a 75 mm. (3”) diameter circle.    
  4. Place a portion of the paneer stuffing in the center of the circle.
  5. Bring together 2 sides in the center, seal tightly.
  6. Bring the other 2 sides to the centre forming a shape of a money bag.
  7. Flatten stuffed dough with your palms.
  8. Again roll out into a circle of 150 mm. (6”) diameter circle, using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  9. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and grease with oil using a brush.
  10. Cook the paratha on one side.
  11. Grease the top side of the paratha and flip over and cook.
  12. Flip over and your paneer stuffed green pea paratha | matar paneer paratha | healthy paneer green peas paratha | is ready.
  13. Serve paneer stuffed green pea paratha | matar paneer paratha | healthy paneer green peas paratha | hot with curds.
Accompaniments

Amla Murabba 
Creamy Cauliflower Sabzi, Malai Gobhi 
Punjabi Aam ka Achaar 
Sabzi ka Salan, Hyderabadi Sabzi ka Salan 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per paratha
Energy178 cal
Protein6.9 g
Carbohydrates21.9 g
Fiber4.7 g
Fat7.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium6.3 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Achaar Aur ParatheBuy this cookbook

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Reviews

Paneer Stuffed Green Pea Parathas
5
 on 02 Oct 19 10:03 PM


How can I freeze paneer paratha?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Follow the below link recipe to freeze your paneer paratha in the same method. https://www.tarladalal.com/How-To-Freeze-Aloo-Parathas-How-To-Store-Aloo-Parathas-41616r
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03 Oct 19 04:34 PM
Paneer Stuffed Green Pea Parathas
5
 on 03 Apr 18 01:44 AM


Question.. do the green peas have to be boiled or raw? Thanks in advance
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, The green peas are raw and not cooked....
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03 Apr 18 08:54 AM
Paneer Stuffed Green Pea Parathas
5
 on 17 Feb 17 04:29 PM


very nice
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks for the feedback. Happy cooking.
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31 Jan 18 10:10 AM
Paneer Stuffed Green Pea Parathas
5
 on 19 Jan 17 07:55 AM


it''s yummy loved it
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Neethu , we are delighted you loved the Paneer Stuffed Green Pea Parathas recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
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19 Jan 17 12:14 PM
Paneer Stuffed Green Pea Parathas
5
 on 09 Aug 16 07:18 PM


It is really a unique dough as raisins give an amazing taste to the parathas. I served it with curds and the taste was nice.
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Tarla Dalal    Sonal, thanks for the feedback.
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19 Jan 17 12:15 PM
Paneer Stuffed Green Pea Parathas
5
 on 06 May 16 02:09 PM


It''s very super ,light ,taste dish ...I loved it no all loved it!!!!
Paneer Stuffed Green Pea Parathas
5
 on 31 Dec 14 01:32 PM


I have always had green pea stuffed parathas, but this is so different and tasty. This new type of parathas stuffed with paneer and raisins tastes the best with achaar. The raisins give a sweet taste in between when it comes in your both but it does not kill the taste of the panner stuffing. Infact it enhances it
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Tarla Dalal    Thank you for your kind words. We''re glad you liked the recipe. Keep trying more recipes and share your valuable feedback with us.
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30 Sep 15 10:01 AM