Monday, November 5, 2012

Weekend Special Breakfast - Vegetable & Paneer Paratha


2 cups whole wheat flour
1-2 tsp ghee
salt to taste
warm water for kneading the dough

For the filling

2-3 cloves of garlic
1 inch piece of ginger
2-3 green chillies
a handful of cilantro & mint leaves

2 cups of  chopped vegetables ( carrots, peas, potatoes, cauliflower)
1 cup crumbled paneer
1 tsp jeera
1 tsp chaat masala


Mix together wheat flour & salt in a bowl. Rub in ghee till the mixture is crumbly. Add warm water as required & knead to form a soft dough. Cover with a moist cloth or towel & set aside.

For the filling

Mince together ginger, garlic, green chillies, mint & cilantro together in a food processor.

Heat 1 tsp ghee in a pan. Add jeera & wait till it splutters. Add the minced masala & fry for a few mins till the raw smell goes away.

Add the chopped vegetables, sprinkle some water & cook covered till the veggies are tender.

Add chaat masala, salt & paneer. Cook for a few more mins.

Now to prepare the paratha....

Divide the dough into lemon sized balls. Roll out one ball on a floured surface. Spread the filling onto the rolled out circle. Roll out a second ball of dough. Cover the first dough circle & filling with the second circle.
Press down to seal.

Cook on a hot tawa/griddle till brown spots form on the surface. Cook both sides smearing it with ghee/oil.

Serve hot with pudina chutney/raita.


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