July 22, 2011

How to make Palak Paneer Paratha

Recipe by Naiya Sheth : Learn how to make Palak Paneer Paratha. As we all know parathas are well known break fast option for Indians. Here in this recipe it's a very healthy and stomach feeler version of  traditional paratha. Palak Paneer Paratha contains spinach and cottage cheese along with cheese, butter, wheat flour and soya good ness also. Means a healthy break fast with the goodness of iron, calcium and vitamins also. 

Preparation time - 15 minutes
Cooking time - 10 minutes
Serves - 4 person

Ingredients to make Palak Paneer Paratha: 

For outer layer - dough:

2 cups wheat flour
2tea spoon soybean flour
2 table spoon curd
1 cup chopped spinach
1/2 cup spinach pure
2 table spoon oil
Salt to taste
Butter to shallow fry 

For feeling:

2 cups crumbled paneer
1 cup finely chopped onion
Salt to taste
4 - 5 green chilly finely chopped
1/2 cup coriander finely chopped
2 tab.e spoon grated cheese ( opt.)

Method to make Palak Paneer Paratha:

For outer layer:

  • Mix all the ingredients of outer layer and make soft dough for paratha.
  • If you are using spinach pure add water as required, and if chopped spinach is used make it with plane water. Knit properly and keep a side.
For feeling:
  • Mix all the ingredients very lightly, keep a side.
Preparation of Palak Paneer Paratha:
  • Roll 2 small equal size paratha from dough. Spread feeling over one and cover it with another. Use water to seal parathas.
  • Repeat the same process for rest.
  • Shallow fry paratha on a non stick griddle - tava at medium flame with butter.
  • Hot and healthy Palak Paneer Paratha is ready to serve. Serve it with plane curd.
  • If you are using 1 kg. of wheat flour it will be ideal to mix 100 gm. soybean flour in it.
  • For making spinach gravy take raw chopped spinach instead of blanched palakh it will be more healthy.

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