Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Paneer Paratha | Paneer Parotha | પનીર પરોઠા | Indian Cottage Cheese Paratha

Ingredients (Makes - 4)
For Dough
Wheat flour - 1 cup,
Peanut oil - 2 tsp,
Salt - as per taste,
Warm water - 1/2 cup or as per need.

For Stuffing
Grated indian cottage cheese - 1 cup,
Grated mozzarella cheese - 1/2 up,
Finely chopped onion - 1/4 cup,
Finely chopped coriander leaves - 1 - 2 tbsp,
Green chilli paste - 1 tsp,
Ginger paste - 1/2 tsp,
Salt - as per taste,
Garam masala - 1/4 tsp,
Chaat masala - 1/4 tsp,
Dry mango powder - 1/8 tsp.

Clarified butter - 2 tsp, for roasting process. For homemade organic clarified butter recipe CLICK here.


For Dough
In a mixing bowl, add wheat flour, salt and 1 tsp oil. Mix well.

Now gradually add warm water and form into semi soft dough.

Cover the dough and let it rest for 10 minutes.

For Stuffing
In a mixing bowl, add grated indian cottage cheese, grated cheese, salt, coriander leaves, finely chopped onion, green chilli paste, ginger paste, garam masala, chaat masala, dry mango powder.

Mash and mix well.

Divide prepared dough and stuffing into 4 equal parts.

Take one dough ball and roll out into 4 inch round.

Place one part of stuffing in rolled round.

Bring edges together and pinch to seal all edges well.

Roll and press to flatten out sealed ball.

Roll into round with the help of rolling pin using dry flour as per below image.

Place rolled round on hot tawa. Let it cook over medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes. Now flip it using flat spatula.

Now apply clarified butter about 1/4 tsp all over and again flip.

Again apply 1/4 tsp clarified butter on flipped side.

Roast and flip couple of times till it gets golden brown spots on both the sides, as per given below image.

Repeat the process with remaining dough and stuffing. Take out in a plate and serve warm with yogurt or tea and pickle.

Adjust amount of ingredients as per taste.
Add carom seeds if prefers.
Dry mango powder can be replaced with lemon juice.
Use home made paneer for good taste and health.
Clarified butter can be replaced with oil.

For video recipe

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