Palak Paneer Paratha is a very nutritious and well balanced meal by itself. Carbohydrates in the form of wholewheat flour and amaranth flour, protein as paneer crumbs and spinach with many essential minerals and vitamins. These palak paneer parathas are one of the healthiest breads that you could serve at home, especially for kids.
Yield / Serves
Wholewheat flour â€“ 1 cup
Amaranth flour (Rajgira atta) â€“ 1/2 cup (Can be replaced with wholewheat flour also).
Paneer (Home-made cottage cheese) â€“ 3/4 cup
Palak (Spinach) â€“ 1/2 cup
Onion â€“ 1/2
Green chili â€“ 2
Ginger garlic paste â€“ 1 tsp
Red chili powder â€“ 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder â€“ 1/8 tsp
Corriander leaves (chopped) â€“ 2 tbsp
Whey Water or normal waterâ€“ 1/4 to 1/2 cup
Salt â€“ 1 tsp
Ghee â€“ 2 tbsp (Optional)
Take paneer in a bowl.
With clean fingers crumble it gently to form small crumbs.
Add in the chopped onion, green chilies, and ginger garlic paste.
Add in the the turmeric powder, red chili powder and salt.
Next add the coriander leaves and palak.
Mix these ingredients well.
Now add the flours and salt.
Add water little by little to form a soft dough.
Take out small balls from the dough.
Dust the working surface with flour generously.
Roll out each dough ball to form roti disks.
You may not get perfect circles, as the dough is not smooth, but that is alright.
Heat a pan.
Cook each paratha, flipping sides, until done.
Drizzle few drops of ghee on one side.
Serve hot with pickle or boondi raitha.
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