Vegetable Parathas for Babies
by Tarla Dalal
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Not all children eat vegetables easily, and moms are always at a loss of ways to hide this nutritious food group into the child’s meals!
Vegetable Parathas are a delicious way to do this. Your baby will enjoy the mild, soothing flavour derived from apt spice powders, and the easily chewable texture, thanks to the addition of curds.
Carrot and fenugreek leaves make this dish rich in vitamin A, which is extremely important for healthy vision. Serve these yummy Vegetable Parathas for breakfast, at the start of your baby’s busy day, or during lunch time when she takes a break from ‘play’.
Enjoy how to make Vegetable Parathas for Babies recipe with detailed step by step photos and video below.
- To make vegetable parathas for babies, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, mix well and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
- 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.
- Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook each paratha, using ½ tsp of ghee, till golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
- Serve the vegetable parathas for babies lukewarm with fresh curds.
Vegetable Parathas (Baby and Toddler) Video of Tarla Dalal
Vegetable Parathas for Babies recipe with step by step photos
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For preparing the dough of Vegetable Parathas for Babies, take whole wheat flour in a deep bowl.
Add the chopped fenugreek leaves. They are a good source of iron which helps in boosting hemoglobin levels of babies.
Add the grated bottle gourd. This helps in binding the dough because the good amount of water content it has.
Add the grated carrot. This is a good way to make your babies eat vegetables. Apart from these vegetables, you can toss in other vegetables of your choice like spinach, beetroot, cauliflower, cabbage, green peas, french beans.
Add 2 tbsp curd, preferably made with cow’s milk. For this recipe of vegetable parathas, we have used fresh Homemade Curd made at home which will help in making soft veggie parathas.
Add a pinch of turmeric powder.
Add cumin seeds powder.
Add salt. This is optional. You can completely skip adding salt. As we are making this vegetable paratha for baby the quantity is restricted.
Mix it well with your fingertips.
Knead into a soft dough using approx. 1 to 2 tbsp of water.
To prepare the Vegetable Parathas for Babies, divide the dough into 6 equal portions.
Roll each portion into a 75 mm. (3") diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling. For variation, you can roll the vegetable paratha in triangle or square shape also.
Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the paratha lightly on bottom side.
Flip the paratha and using ½ tsp of ghee, cook the Vegetable Parathas for Babies till golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
Remove the Vegetable Parathas for Babies in a plate. Similarly, cook rest of the vegetable parathas.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per paratha
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