Stuffed Paneer Paratha

Paneer Paratha is a Indian Flat bread stuffed with paneer ( cottage cheese ) along with some spices. This is most popular breakfast dosh in Punjab, India. These stuffed parathas are served with plain yogurt , pickle or dal. This simple and delicious paratha goes to day 3 of blogging Marathon 103 for week 2 under the theme " Breads of similar type".

Here goes the recipe.....

Ingredients for the dough:

Whole wheat flour 2 cups
Oil 1 tbsp
Salt to taste

Ingredients for stuffing:

Shredded paneer  2 cups
Chopped cilantro 4 tbsp
Chopped green chili 2
Garam masala 1/2 tsp
Red chili flakes 1 tsp
Chaat Masala 1 tsp
Crushed Kasoori Methi 1 tsp 
Salt to taste
Oil / ghee / butter to cook paratha 


Lets prepare the dough first.
Add salt, oil and enough water to wheat flour to make it a semi soft dough.
Cover and let rest for 15 minutes until we prepare the stuffing. 
Add all the ingredients that are given under the stuffing in a bowl.
Mix everything well.
Now knead the dough once again and divide the dough into 6 equal portions.
Using rolling pin and dry wheat flour for dusting roll one portion of dough to 2 inch diameter circle.

Place 2-3 spoons of paneer stuffing in the center and gather the edges to center to seal all over.
Flatten it using rolling pin to 5-6 inch diameter circle.
Heat tawa and place the rolled paratha on it.
Cook on both sides adding little butter / ghee / oil on top.
Serve hot with yogurt and pickle of you choice.


Sowmya :) said...

Paneer paratha is my favourite! Love how yours has turned out! Looks awesome

Srivalli said...

Guess nothing can beat Paneer paratha in taste, an excellent pick for the theme!