Paneer Paratha

21 Jun

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Paneer Paratha.

For paneer paratha, grated or crumbled fresh paneer is mixed with spices and herbs. Prepared paneer is then stuffed in wheat dough and rolled out into thick parathas. The paneer paratha is cooked on flat pan until its golden brown in color.l
Makes: around 3 Paneer Paratha.

Ingredients:

Paneer (crumbled) 3/4 – 1 Cup
Wheat Flour 1 1/2 Cups
Green Chiles 2
Red Chile Powder 1/4 tsp
Ajwain / Carom Seeds 1/2 tsp
Cilantro few Sprigs
Salt to taste
Oil as required

Method of preparation:

Crumble fresh paneer and keep aside.
Remove stems and wash the green chiles.
Wash and finely chop the cilantro.

In a mixing bowl, mix together crumbled paneer, green chiles, ajwain, red chile powder, cilantro and salt.

Knead wheat flour into somewhat tight dough with few pinches of salt using enough fresh water.
Keep the dough covered with wet kitchen towel for half an hour.
Divide the dough into 3 – 4 portions.
Take each portion of wheat dough, press it a little to form a small disk.

Take around 3 tbsps of the prepared paneer mixture and place it on the disk.
Now bring together the edges of the dough and press it to form a ball.
Carefully knead each dough ball into around 7 inch diameter disc with help of a rolling pin.
Repeat the same with remaining wheat dough portions.

Heat a flat griddle on medium heat, brush quarter tsp of oil all over the griddle.
Place the paratha on hot griddle and let it turn golden brown.
Add around quarter tsp of oil on uncooked side and turn it over to let it cook.
When both sides cook with brown spots, remove paneer paratha onto a plate.
Repeat the same with remaining rolled out parathas.
Serve hot paneer paratha with mango pickle and with any raita of your choice.
Notes: Adjust the thickness of the paratha according to one’s preference

Suggestions: If the paratha is not cooked properly, put it back on low heat and cook till its done. If the stuffing tends to come out while rolling the dough, apply a thin patch of wheat dough to cover. Or make sure to stuff just enough stuffing so it doesn’t come out.
Variations: Finely chopped onion or garam masala or other herbs can also be added to the paneer while preparing the stuffing.
Other Names: Paneer Paratha, Paneer Parata.

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23 Responses to “Paneer Paratha”

  1. Anjali Patil June 21, 2010 at 11:41 pm #

    nice site. variation for paneer paratha-add mashed,boiled potato, garlic cloves, cliantro, lemon juice,green chili, paneer for the filing. very good picture.

  2. Malini June 22, 2010 at 6:55 am #

    very nice, i tried this it came very well. thank you.

  3. badrudeen June 22, 2010 at 3:57 pm #

    THANKS FOR PANNER PAROOTA

  4. Hari Chandana June 23, 2010 at 9:08 am #

    Nice variation.. color superb ga vachindi.. thanks for the wonderful recipe dear.. 🙂

  5. anamika June 24, 2010 at 10:15 am #

    what is cilantro?

  6. Ritu June 25, 2010 at 1:15 am #

    This is the best site but i request the site holder to explain the special intregents

  7. Raji June 25, 2010 at 2:03 pm #

    @Anjali Patil thx. garlic and lemon juice sounds good to me. thx for the variation.
    @Malini thats great. thank you for trying
    @badrudeen thank you
    @Hari Chandana thank you so much
    @anamika cilantro = coriander leaves = hara dhaniya
    place the mouse over cilantro word in ingredients list
    @Ritu place the mouse over some tough ingredients in ingredients list to find out if it helps.
    will try to put a good page reg. ingredients.thx

  8. ramya July 16, 2010 at 4:58 am #

    nice recipe

  9. Savitha August 3, 2010 at 5:20 am #

    A very interesting site. Cooking varieties never seemed so easy. 🙂

  10. malini August 10, 2010 at 10:13 am #

    nice parathas, it came vry well, very easy too.

  11. Raji August 11, 2010 at 2:39 am #

    thx guys

  12. anju ray February 21, 2011 at 10:21 am #

    wahh what a recipie plzzzz try at home because i hv tryed it at home ……….he he he

  13. anju ray February 21, 2011 at 10:24 am #

    itzzz very easy & tasty plzzz try at homes guys

  14. pmvijayalakshmi March 23, 2011 at 5:56 am #

    it is very tasty good

  15. pooja April 2, 2011 at 9:29 pm #

    tasty

  16. sheetal April 2, 2011 at 9:31 pm #

    wow ! very tasty & delicious. i love this recipie

  17. seema bhale April 11, 2011 at 5:16 am #

    very very nice recipies. cooking makes easy because of you.

  18. priti mhatre July 18, 2011 at 12:18 am #

    thanku for my favorite paneer paroota.

  19. sairamohamed July 22, 2011 at 3:38 am #

    super……..recipe….

  20. mala August 16, 2011 at 6:24 am #

    very testy parata i love this recipe

  21. divya August 26, 2011 at 11:37 pm #

    good recipe

  22. Meghana agarwal March 20, 2012 at 10:28 am #

    loved it!!!! awesomw recipe!!!!

  23. Vanitha March 21, 2012 at 5:47 pm #

    What is Paneer?

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