Vegetable Parathas (Baby and Toddler) Video of Tarla Dalal

Vegetable Parathas (Baby and Toddler) Video of Tarla Dalal

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Babies sometimes do not take to vegetables very easily. Vegetable parathas provide a simple way of disguising them in your baby's meals. Carrots and fenugreek leaves make these parathas rich in vitamin A which is extremely important for your baby's healthy vision. Serve these yummy parathas for breakfast at the start of a day or during lunch time.


Recipe Description for Vegetable Parathas ( Baby and Toddler )

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Makes 6 parathas
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1 tbsp chopped fenugreek (methi) leaves
1 tbsp grated bottle gourd (doodhi / lauki)
1 tbsp grated carrot
1/2 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
2 tbsp curds (dahi) , preferably made with cow’s milk
a pinch of turmeric powder (haldi)
1/4 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder
restricted quantity of salt (optional)
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
3 tsp ghee for cooking

For Serving
fresh curd , preferably made with cow’s milk

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, mix well and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
  2. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions and roll each portion into a 75 mm. (3") diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  3. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook each paratha, using ½ tsp of ghee, till golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
  4. Serve lukewarm with fresh curds.
Nutrient values per paratha
EnergyProteinCarbohydrateFatVitamin ACalciumIron
60 kcal 1.3 gm 6.8 gm 3.0 gm 79.5 mcg 18.6 mg 0.5 mg

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