Sep 6, 2010

Paneer Paratha

Paneer Paratha

Makes: 4

You will need

Sufficient atta dough for 4 parathas
50 g paneer, finely chopped
2 teaspoon oil
1 onion, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon oil or ghee for frying
1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves
Curd and pickle to serve


For filling:

In a pan, heat oil. Add chopped onions and fry till golden color.

Add paneer pieces, red chilli powder, salt to taste and turmeric powder. Mix it well. Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 5 - 8 minutes ( do not add water ) or till soft. Mix it with chopped coriander leaves and keep aside.

For paratha:

Divide paneer mixture into 4 portions also make atta dough into 4 lemon sized balls and flatten it ( see the photo above ). Place paneer filling and cover and form a ball and roll out like a paratha. Sprinkle dry atta flour when making parathas.

Heat a flat frying pan or griddle. Reduce heat to medium and cook parathas till golden brown on both the sides. Apply oil / ghee. Serve hot with pickle and curd.

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