Parathas(India flat breads) are a meal by themselves.Make this tasty paratha for your guests or pack them in your kid's lunch box.Serve it hot with a cup of yogurt or any dip and chutney.
For the Stuffing
Grated processed Cheese-2 small cubes
Grated boiled patato-1 small
Green peas-1/4 cups boiled and mashed
Green chilli-1finely chopped
Green coriander-3 teaspoons-finely chopped
Shredded Cabbage-1/4 cup
Vegetable oil/ Olive oil/Ghee-1 teaspoon
Dry Mango (Aamchur) -2.5 teaspoon(Optional)
For the Dough
Whole wheat flour(Atta)-3 cups
Salt -1/2 teaspoon
Carom seeds-1/4 teaspoon
Water- 1.5 cups
To Make the Stuffing
-Heat a pan and add 1 teaspoon of oil to it.
-Add the ginger-garlic paste and chopped green chillies to the pan.Stir for 1-2 minutes.
-Now add the above mentioned vegetables except the cheese,one by one.Keep stirring.
-Add salt and the dry mango powder(aamchur) and cook till the vegetables are done.Do not forget to stir.
-When the vegetables are cooked,allow it to cool completely.
-Add the grated cheese to the cooked vegetables and mash with clean hands or using a spoon.
-Make 7-8 small balls of the mashed cheese and veggies and keep aside.
To Make the Dough
- Take a bog bowl and put the whole wheat flour and add all the ingredients except water.
-Now slowly add little water and mix the atta with your hands in a circular direction.
-Knead the atta mixture well to make a nice soft dough.
-Put a cling wrap on the dough and keep it aside for 10-15 minutes.
To Make the Parathas
-Take a roll pin and a cup of whole wheat flour.
-Take a small portion of the dough and roll it in your hands to make a small ball.
-This step is important:Press this ball to it flat and using your thumb and index finger,press the sides if the flattened dough.
-Take a mashed veggies and cheese ball and carefully put it at the center of the flat dough.
-Slowly close the veggie-cheese ball by carefully bringing the presses sides of the dough towards the veggie-cheese ball.
-Try and close the veggie-cheese ball completely with the dough.
-Press this dough a little and dust some whole wheat flour on it and roll gently to make a round paratha.
-If you notice the veggies coming out or the dough becoming sticky,the dust some more wheat flour.
-Heat a flat pan and add the paratha.The flat pan must be very hot.
-Turn both sides of the parathas.
-Smear oil/ghee only when both the sides of paratha have been cooked properly.
-Repeat with rest of the dough.