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Paneer Paratha Recipe Step By Step Instructions

Paneer Paratha Recipe

Paneer Paratha is an Indian dish made with a spicy, fresh, moist and soft paneer stuffing inside a crispy layered flatbread.
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Recipe Info

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 8 Parathas
Category Main Course
Cuisine Indian

Nutrition

Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 10g

Ingredients For Paneer Paratha Recipe
  

  • 2 Cups Whole Wheat Flour
  • 200 gm Paneer
  • 1 Green Chili
  • 1/4 Cup Coriander Leaves
  • 1 Teaspoon Carom Seeds (Ajwain)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt, or to taste
  • 2 Tablespoon Oil or Ghee

Step By Step Instructions for Paneer Paratha Recipe
 

  • Add grated paneer in a mixing bowl. It's better to use grated rather than crumbled paneer, so that there are no big paneer pieces which tear the paratha. You can grate it in a food processor or with a hand grater.
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  • Add finely chopped green chillies, coarsely crushed carom seeds (ajwain), red chilli powder and salt.
    1 Green Chili, 1 Teaspoon Carom Seeds (Ajwain), 1/2 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder, 1 Teaspoon Salt, or to taste
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  • Add finely chopped coriander leaves to the mixing bowl.
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  • Mix all the ingredients together with the spices to make the filling.
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  • Take whole wheat flour in a large mixing bowl. Add a pinch of salt (optional).
    2 Cups Whole Wheat Flour
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  • Add 1/2 cup water to the dough and start kneading.
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  • Add more water as desired and knead to make a soft dough similar to rotis.
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  • Divide the dough into equal parts and shape them into small lemon sized balls.
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  • Dust with whole wheat flour and slightly flatten the dough with a rolling pin. Then place a small amount of filling in the center.
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  • Bring the sides together in the center and press them together to close the top. Gently shape into a round ball.
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  • Dust with flour and slightly press with hands to flatten the paratha spreading the filling evenly.
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  • Gently flatten in the shape of a disk with a rolling pin.
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  • Place the paratha on a hot tawa or griddle and cook on medium heat till brown spots appear on the lower side.
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  • Gently flip the paratha over to cook the other side similarly as well. Brush with a few drops of ghee or oil on both sides.
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  • Gently press to cook evenly till the paneer paratha is nicely browned and crisp from both sides.
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  • Paneer paratha is ready. Serve it hot with green chutney, curd, pickle or butter.
    Paneer Paratha Recipe Step By Step Instructions