Friday 11 November 2011

Paneer Paratha (Cottage Cheese Stuffed Indian Flatbread)

paneer paratha

Paneer paratha is something which is relished by adults and kids alike. It’s a good breakfast option. You can enjoy paneer paratha with some curry or all by itself. It tastes absolutely great and liked especially by paneer lovers.
Recipe of paneer paratha
100 grams paneer- grated or finely crumbled
3 green chillies- finely chopped
Coriander leaves (cilantro) - finely chopped
1/4 tsp garam masala
Salt to taste

2 cups whole wheat flour (atta)
1/2 tsp salt
1. In a bowl, mix atta with salt. Add water slowly to knead it into smooth, pliable dough. Cover with a damp cloth and keep aside for 1/2 an hour.
2. Mix well all the ingredients of the filling except salt.
3. Take lemon sized ball (peda) from the dough and roll out into a 3 inch round. Grease this round lightly by an oiled spatula.
4. Place 2 tsp paneer filling in the center and add salt to it. Mix. Gather the edges of the round and reshape into a ball. Flatten the ball between your palms.
5. Roll out, dusting with dry flour as needed, into a 6-7 inch round.
6. Heat a griddle (tava) and shallow fry this paratha from both sides applying oil. Cook till golden brown from both sides with brown- black specks in it. Similarly make other paneer parathas. Serve hot paneer paratha with curd or pickle of your choice.

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