Recipe of Paneer Paratha

Paneer Paratha makes a filling breakfast or lunch when filled with crumbled paneer. If you are using homemade paneer, then the outcome will be the best soft and fresh paratha and makes good food for your entire family and also for the toddlers. The recipe is almost similar to vegetable paratha, but veggies are replaced by paneer.

Paratha has been and still is an important meal of Indian and Punjabi cuisine. Cheese Paneer when crumbled and mixed with different masala makes an ideal stuffing to be filled in.

This paratha when accompanied with masala chai, green chutney, curd, or pickles is a heart-winning treat for anyone at any time.

You can make it in a different shape so that it will be more attractive for children and toddlers. To add in spice, use green chilies to make it more spicy and flavorful.

INGREDIENTS

For stuffing

  • 2 cups crumbled paneer
  • 1/2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tbsp garam masala
  • 1-inch grated ginger
  • Finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/2 tbsp dry mango powder

For dough

  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • Water for kneading
  • Oil or ghee as required
  • Salt to taste

How to make a Perfect Paneer Paratha?

  1. In a mixing bowl, mix the crumbled paneer with garam masala, mango powder (amchur powder), and salt.
  2. Secondly, mix the chopped ginger and coriander leaves. Give a good mix to your dry mixture.
  3. Then the third step is for making dough. In a large bowl, mix wheat flour with salt.
  4. Knead the dough for 5 minutes after adding the required water.
  5. Then grease the dough with oil and let it sit for some time.
  6. Make balls from the dough. Place the stuffing in its center and then cover it by folding.
  7. Sprinkle flour and roll the ball with the rolling pin into a chapati.
  8. Now heat the tawa and put some oil on it. Flip and fry from both sides.
  9. Serve hot with raita and some sort of pickles.

FAQs?

Is paneer unhealthy?

When made with milk and fresh dairy products paneer is rich in protein and has a high lactose content. That is why due to the large quantity of lactose, excess intake may affect your digestive system and can also disturb bowel movements so that you will suffer from stomach pain.

Is paneer good for weight loss?

Paneer contains special fatty acids that burn the excess fats. So people who are on diet for weight loss can make it a part of their diet plan.

Recipe of Paneer Paratha
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Recipe of Paneer Paratha

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 6

Ingredients

For stuffing

  • 2 cups crumbled paneer
  • 1/2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tbsp garam masala
  • 1- inch grated ginger
  • Finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/2 tbsp dry mango powder

For dough

  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • Water for kneading
  • Oil or ghee as required
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  • In a mixing bowl, mix the crumbled paneer with garam masala, mango powder (amchur powder), and salt.
  • Secondly, mix the chopped ginger and coriander leaves. Give a good mix to your dry mixture.
  • Then the third step is for making dough. In a large bowl, mix wheat flour with salt.
  • Knead the dough for 5 minutes after adding the required water.
  • Then grease the dough with oil and let it sit for some time.
  • Make balls from the dough. Place the stuffing in its center and then cover it by folding.
  • Sprinkle flour and roll the ball with the rolling pin into a chapati.
  • Now heat the tawa and put some oil on it. Flip and fry from both sides.
  • Serve hot with raita and some sort of pickles.

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