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Stuffed Spinach Paratha  ( Tiffin Recipe)


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stuffed spinach paratha is a healthy carrot spinach paneer paratha which is also a perfect tiffin box recipe for kids and adults. stuffed palak paratha is made from basic ingredients like paneer, carrots, green chilli paste and coriander for the stuffing and the dough is made from whole wheat flour and spinach puree.

Yum paneer and healthy carrot come together in the stuffing for these exciting green-tinged stuffed spinach parathas made with a dough of wheat flour and spinach puree. Thanks to the softness imparted by the puree, these stuffed spinach parathas stay nice and fresh in the tiffin box for around five hours. Your kids will love the succulent paneer based filling in every bite of these sumptuous Parathas.

Notes on stuffed spinach paratha. 1. Multigrain flour can also be used to make the parathas healthier. 2. Roll lightly so that the stuffing does not come out. 3. Press with the spatula especially the edges to make sure the paratha is golden-brown and cooked evenly on both sides.

See why this is a healthy carrot spinach paneer paratha ? Carrot, spinach and paneer are 3 beta-carotene (vitamin A) rich sources which are combined in these healthy parathas. Here paneer also adds enough protein (6.6 g per paratha). Vitamin A is a key nutrient which combines with protein to aid in clear vision.

Learn to make stuffed spinach paratha | stuffed palak paratha | healthy carrot spinach paneer paratha | tiffin box spinach paratha | with step by step photos and video below.

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Stuffed Spinach Paratha ( Tiffin Recipe) recipe - How to make Stuffed Spinach Paratha ( Tiffin Recipe)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 parathas (4 paratha )
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Ingredients

To Be Mixed Into A Stuffing
1/2 cup grated paneer (cottage cheese)
1/4 cup grated carrot
1/2 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste

For The Dough
3/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
3 tbsp spinach (palak) puree
1 1/4 tsp oil
salt to taste

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

For the dough

    For the dough
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Add enough water and knead into a semi-stiff dough. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. To make stuffed spinach paratha, divide the stuffing into 4 equal portions and keep aside.
  2. Divide the dough into 4 equal portions.
  3. Roll a portion of the dough into a circle of 100 mm. (4”) diameter circle, using a little whole wheat for rolling.
  4. Place a portion of the stuffing in the centre of the circle.
  5. Bring together all the sides in the centre and seal tightly.
  6. Roll again into a circle of 125 mm. (5”) diameter circle using a little whole wheat for rolling.
  7. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the paratha using a little oil until golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
  8. Repeat steps 3 to 7 to make 3 more parathas.
  9. Serve the stuffed spinach paratha immediately.

How to pack stuffed spinach paratha

    How to pack stuffed spinach paratha
  1. Wrap the stuffed spinach paratha in an aluminum foil or cling film and pack in a tiffin box.

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like palak paratha

  1. Variations of stuffed spinach paratha | stuffed palak paratha | healthy carrot spinach paneer paratha | tiffin box spinach paratha |  Spinach or Palak is popularly identified as Popeye’s food. You can make snacks and subzi recipes using this leafy vegetable and also, delicious parathas with a vibrant green colour or by simply stuffing them with this fiber-rich vegetable. Indeed, spinach is very healthy and has many nutritional benefits, you can read more about them benefits of spinach
  2. what is palak paratha made off? spinach paratha is made cheap and easily available ingredients available in India. from a stuffing off 1/2 cup grated paneer (cottage cheese), 1/4 cup grated carrot, 1/2 tsp ginger-green chilli paste, 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania) and salt to taste. from a dough off 3/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta), 3 tbsp spinach (palak) puree, 1 1/4 tsp oil and salt to taste. See below image of list of ingredients for palak paratha.

stuffing of stuffed palak paratha

  1. To begin making the stuffed spinach paratha recipe, we will begin making the stuffing first. For that, in a deep bowl, take ½ cup freshly grated paneer. Frozen and fresh forms of cottage cheese are easily available in local dairies and supermarkets, but making homemade paneer is also easy if you refer our detailed recipe with step by step images on how to make paneer
  2. Add grated carrot. Veggie lovers can add more vegetables like beetroot, cabbage etc.
  3. Furthermore, add ginger-green chilli paste. Refer our recipe for making restaurant style ginger-green chilli paste that stays for upto 2 months in the freezer 
  4. Add the finely chopped coriander.
  5. Finally, add salt to taste.
  6. Mix well. Our stuffing for the stuffed palak paratha is now ready.
  7. Divide the stuffing into 4 equal portions and keep aside.

dough for stuffed palak paratha

  1. For making the dough of stuffed spinach paratha, in a deep bowl take whole wheat flour. Multigrain flour can also be used to make the parathas healthier.
  2. Add around 3 tbsp of prepared spinach puree. Instead of spinach puree, you can add chopped spinach but, this is a good way to make your fussy kids eat some healthy palak.
  3. Add salt to taste. We added 1/4 tsp salt.
  4. Add oil. You can use melted ghee instead of oil. The fat help in making soft yet flaky parathas.
  5. Add water gradually. We have used 2.5 tablespoons water to make a dough.
  6. Knead into a semi-stiff dough. Keep aside.

making stuffed palak paratha

  1. To make the Palak Paratha (Spinach Paratha) recipe, divide the dough into 4 equal portions.
  2. Shape into balls and flatten lightly between your palms.
  3. Roll a portion of the dough into a circle of 100 mm. (4”) diameter circle.
  4. Place a portion of the stuffing in the center of the circle.
  5. Bring together all the sides in the center.
  6. Flatten money bag shaped dough  and dust with flour.
  7. Roll again into a circle of 125 mm. (5”) diameter circle using a little whole wheat for rolling. Roll lightly so that the stuffing does not come out. If you are an amateur cook, stuff and roll the remaining portions of the paratha dough and stuffing mixture the similar way at this moment and then cook all the stuffed palak paratha at once.
  8. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and grease with oil.
  9. place the stuffed palak paratha over it. Cook till the bottom surface turns light brown and you see light bubbles on the top surface.
  10. Grease the top of the paratha using little oil, cook until golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
  11. Press with the spatula to make sure the paratha is cooked evenly,  especially the edges to make sure the paratha is golden-brown & cooked evenly on both sides.
  12. Your stuffed palak parantha is ready. Repeat process to make balance parathas.
  13. Serve immediately. Serve Palak Paneer Paratha along with Mint Raita and mango pickle for breakfast or for dinner. And if you are serving for kids you can make it fun and interesting by serving it along with Creamy Cheese Dip
  14. If not serving Stuffed Palak Paratha (Spinach Paratha) immediately, cool the parathas on a wire rack so they don’t get soggy and put in the casserole. Wrap plak paratha in an aluminum foil or cling film and pack in a tiffin box if giving it to kids/adult for lunch.
  15. Our collection of stuffed paratha recipe has various other sumptuous Indian flatbread recipes perked up with vegetables and spices

how to make spinach puree

  1. For preparing the dough for stuffed spinach parantha, we will make a spinach purée. For that take a bunch of spinach, a bunch of spinach yields 3 cups of roughly chopped spinach and get rid of the spinach stems. Choose spinach that has vibrant deep green leaves and stems with no signs of yellowing. The leaves should look fresh and tender, and not be wilted or bruised. Avoid those that have a slimy coating as this is an indication of decay.
  2. Remove the stems and discard them.
  3. Wash the leaves thoroughly under running water or in a bowl full of water. This will help in getting rid of the dirt residues on the leaves.
  4. Learn how to make spinach puree in detail. Note that this recipe makes use of 3 cups of spinach to get 3/4 cup of puree and we need only 3 tbsp spinach puree for these parathas which is approx. 1/4 cup. So you can use only 1 cup of spinach. 

pro tips for spinach paratha

  1. Press with the spatula especially the edges to make sure the paratha is golden-brown & cooked evenly on both sides.
  2. Serve healthy carrot spinach paneer paratha with curds. 
  3. Serve stuffed palak paratha with achar.

Stuffed Spinach Parathas – For Healthy Eyes

  1. Stuffed Spinach Parathas – For Healthy Eyes. Carrot, spinach and paneer are 3 beta-carotene (vitamin A) rich sources which are combined in these healthy parathas. Here paneer also adds enough protein (6.6 g per paratha). Vitamin A is a key nutrient which combines with protein to aid in clear vision. Moreover, these parathas also provide a good dose of iron, which is necessary for a constant supply of oxygen to the cells of the eyes. Serve Spinach Parathas for breakfast, lunch or snacks…. to elders or to kids – each one is sure to give you an applaud.
  2. Stuffed Spinach Paratha is rich in below macronutrients, vitamins and minerals given in descending order (highest to lowest). 
    1. Vitamin A rich recipes, Beta Carotene : Vitamin A is crucial for healthy vision, cell growth and healthy skin. Sources of vitamin A include yellow-orange fruits and vegetables like carrots, mango, papaya, peach, tomatoes, pumpkin etc. and other vegetables like spinach, kale, fenugreek leaves, broccoli, capsicum etc. 66% of RDA.
    2. Folic Acid (Vitamin B9): Folic acid is an essential vitamin required throughout pregnancy. Folic acid rich Indian foods (kabuli chana, chana dal, yellow moong dal, urad dal, tooval dal, til ). 37% of RDA.
    3. Phosphorus : Phosphorus rich Indian foods works closely with calcium to build bones. Phosphorus rich Indian foods like dairy products ( milk, paneer, curd), nuts, seeds, jowar, bajra, moong, matki, oats, ragi, wheat flour etc. 30% of RDA.
    4. Calcium.  See Calcium rich recipes : Calcium  is a mineral that makes bones stay strong. See our list of calcium rich Indian foods. Dairy products: Like milkcurds, cheese, paneer and buttermilk. Green leafy vegetables like spinach, fenugreek, broccoli. Nuts and ragi. Required from kids to adults. 27% of RDA.
    5. Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) : Vitamin B1 protects nerves, helps in carbohydrate metabolism, prevents heart diseases and helps produce red blood cells. Indian Foods rich in B1 are Flax seeds (alsi), Sunflower seeds, Sesame seeds, Garden cress seeds (halim), Capsicum, Wheat flour, Chana dal, moong, walnuts, masoor dal, brown rice, jowar, bajra. 20% of RDA.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per paratha
Energy214 cal
Protein6.6 g
Carbohydrates21.4 g
Fiber4.6 g
Fat11.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium37.8 mg

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