Rajma Cheese Paratha

Rajma Cheese Paratha

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Try this spicy kidney bean, cheese and spring onion stuffed paratha and it will surely become a great hit with your family! What is more, the Rajma Cheese Paratha is nothing short of a wholesome meal, so you can just serve with curds and pickles, sit back and enjoy the meal with your loved ones. If some of the stuffing remains, you can use it the next day to make delicious grilled sandwiches.

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Rajma Cheese Paratha recipe - How to make Rajma Cheese Paratha

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings (4serving )
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For The Dough
1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1 tbsp oil
salt to taste

For The Rajma Filling
1/4 cup red rajma (kidney beans) , soaked
1/2 cup chopped onions
2 tsp grated ginger (adrak)
1 large garlic clove , chopped
1 cup chopped tomatoes
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp chilli powder
2 tsp coriander (dhania) powder
1/4 cup curds (dahi)
1 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tbsp oil
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
2 to 3 spring onions with greens , finely chopped
4 tbsp grated processed cheese
oil for cooking

For Serving
tomato corn chutney

For the dough

    For the dough
  1. Combine all the ingredients and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
  2. Divide the dough into 4 equal portions.
  3. Roll out each portion into a 200 mm. (8") diameter circle.
  4. Cook each chapati lightly on both sides on a hot tava (griddle) and keep aside.

For the rajma filling

    For the rajma filling
  1. Drain the kidney beans, add 2 cups of water and pressure cook for 4 to 5 whistles till the rajma is overcooked.
  2. Drain any excess liquid and keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a pan, add the onions, ginger and garlic and saute till the onions are light brown in colour.
  4. Add the tomatoes, turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and salt and cook till the oil separates.
  5. Add the cooked beans and mix well.
  6. Add the curds and continue cooking till the mixture is dry.
  7. Add the coriander and mix well. Keep aside to cool slightly. Divide into 4 equal portions.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Place one chapati on a dry surface and spread one portion of the rajma filling in the centre of the chapati.
  2. Sprinkle some spring onions and 1 tablespoon of cheese.
  3. Bring in all sides of the chapati towards the centre to enclose the filling and make a square paratha.
  4. Seal the edges with a little water.
  5. Repeat to make 3 more parathas.
  6. Cook on both sides, using a little oil till the parathas are golden brown.
  7. Serve hot with tomato corn chutney.

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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy302 cal
Protein9.8 g
Carbohydrates35.2 g
Fiber5.8 g
Fat13.9 g
Cholesterol11 mg
Sodium128.2 mg

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Rajma Cheese Paratha
 on 22 Apr 13 10:03 PM

Very tasty... I made this recipe without cheese and stuffing it in t paratha n then roasting on tawa