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Paneer Broccoli Paratha Recipe Step By Step Instructions

Broccoli Paneer Paratha Recipe

Broccoli paneer paratha is a delicious Indian flatbread, stuffed with healthy & spicy mixture of paneer & broccoli and shallow fried to a golden crunchy texture.
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Recipe Info

Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Servings 8 Parathas
Category Main Course
Cuisine Indian

Nutrition

Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 10g

Ingredients For Broccoli Paneer Paratha Recipe
  

  • 2 Cups Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 Medium Sized Potato
  • 150 gm Paneer
  • 1.5 Cups Broccoli Florets
  • 1 Small Onion
  • 1 Green Chili, optional
  • 1 Teaspoon Fennel Seeds (Saunf)
  • 1 Teaspoon Roasted Cumin Powder (Bhuna Jeera Powder)
  • 1 Teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania Powder)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Black Pepper Powder (Kali Mirch)
  • 1 Teaspoon Dry Mango Powder (Amchur)
  • 1 Teaspoon Dried Mint Powder (Pudina)
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt, or to taste
  • 2 Tablespoon Oil or Ghee

Step By Step Instructions for Broccoli Paneer Paratha Recipe
 

  • Take a medium sized boiled and mashed potato in a mixing bowl.
    1 Medium Sized Potato
    Paneer Broccoli Paratha Recipe Step By Step Instructions 1
  • Add grated or crumbled paneer to the bowl along with the potatoes.
    150 gm Paneer
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  • Then add grated broccoli along with finely chopped onion and green chillies (skip for a less spicy version). Optionally you can blanch the broccoli for a few minutes before grating it, but I haven't done it here as I like it a bit crunchy.
    1.5 Cups Broccoli Florets, 1 Small Onion, 1 Green Chili, optional
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  • Add fennel seeds (saunf), roasted cumin powder (bhuna jeera powder), coriander powder (dhania powder), black pepper, dry mango powder (amchur), dried mint powder (pudina powder) and salt.
    1 Teaspoon Fennel Seeds (Saunf), 1 Teaspoon Roasted Cumin Powder (Bhuna Jeera Powder), 1 Teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania Powder), 1/2 Teaspoon Black Pepper Powder (Kali Mirch), 1 Teaspoon Dry Mango Powder (Amchur), 1 Teaspoon Dried Mint Powder (Pudina), 1 Teaspoon Salt, or to taste
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  • Mix and mash all the ingredients together with the spices to make the filling.
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  • Mix flour with around 3/4 cup water and knead to make a soft dough similar to rotis. Divide it into equal parts and shape them into balls.
    2 Cups Whole Wheat Flour
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  • Dust with a little whole wheat flour and flatten the dough with a rolling pin into a small disc roughly 5 inches in diameter.
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  • Scoop some filling and make a small ball with it. Place it in the center of the dough.
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  • Bring the sides together in the center and close them towards the top. Press together and gently shape into a round ball.
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  • Dust generously with flour and gently roll it in the shape of a disk roughly 1/8 inch in thickness. It shouldn't be too thin otherwise the filling will start coming out.
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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 for around 30 seconds.
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  • Gently flip the paratha over to cook the other side similarly as well.
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  • Brush with a few drops of ghee or oil on both sides. Gently press to cook evenly till the broccoli paratha is nicely browned and crisp from both sides.
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  • Broccoli Paneer paratha is ready. Serve hot with green chutney, curd, pickle or butter.
    Paneer Broccoli Paratha Recipe Step By Step Instructions