Paneer Garlic Paratha

4.50 from 2 votes

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Served AsBrunch, Dinner
CuisineBrunch, Indian
Servings 4


  • 2-1/2 to 3 cup wheat flour with little set aside for dusting
  • Salt
  • For the Stuffing 1-1/2 cups grated Paneer
  • 1 generous cup crumbled fresh Mozzarella
  • 1-2 green Chillies
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 large Green Garlic trimmed and chopped
  • pinch of Turmeric
  • Salt


  • Add all the ingredients for the stuffing together and mix until combined. Set aside. If you like a very hot climate, then keep the mixture in the fridge until you are ready to fill.
  • Add the flour and salt in a bowl. Combine.
  • Add enough water to make it into a pliable dough
  • Knead well in a floured surface
  • until smooth.
  • I let it rest for about 10-15 minutes
  • Now pinch a small ball from the dough.
  • Pat it with little flour
  • Using a rolling pin, roll it out into a small circle
  • 10. Remove a small amount of stuffing and place it in the middle of this circle.
  • Now bring the sides of the dough above the stuffing to enclose it.
  • Pinch the top to keep the stuffing in.
  • Pat it down with your palm
  • Sprinkle some flour on top
  • and roll it gently
  • to make a flatbread.Drop this on a hot skillet. Add few drops of oil around the sides.
  • In a minute or two, check the underside for brown spots. Turn over the other side. Cook likewise.
  • Serve warm/hot along with simple raita or plain yogurt and pickle.


Mozzarella : If the fresh is not available, I guess you can use the regular cheese.

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