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Recipe for Paneer Paratha / Cheese ParathaClick image to enlarge

Recipe for Paneer Paratha / Cheese Paratha

Recipe for Paneer Paratha / Cheese Paratha

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Paneer Paratha or Cheese Paratha as the name indicates is a stuffed bread. Here the stuffing is cheese which can be spiced up or just leave it plain. This is a good brunch item. It tastes yum with ketchup, Pickle, Yogurt or any gravy side dish.

Makes:

6

Preparation Time:

10 mins

Cooking Time:

20 mins

Ingredients:

For the Dough
 
 Whole Wheat Flour - 1 Cup
 
 Plain Flour - ½ Cup
 
 Oil - 4 Tbsp
 
 Salt - ½ tsp
 
 Water - ¾ Cup (approximately)
 
 
For the filling
 
 Paneer grated - 1 Cup
 
 Yogurt - 2 Tbsp
 
 Salt - ½ tsp
 
 Ginger grated - 1 Tbsp
 
 Chilli flakes - ¼ tsp (optional)
 
 Coriander Leaves / Cilantro finely chopped - 2 Tbsp
 

Method:

• In a large bowl mix the Wheat flour, Plain flour, 1 Tbsp of Oil, Salt with your hands. Add little Water at a time and mix well to make a soft dough.

• Knead the dough well till it becomes smooth and soft. Cover and let it set aside for 15 minutes.

• Next in another bowl mix all the filling ingredients well with a spoon.

• Divide the dough and the Paneer into six equal portions.

• Roll the dough to about three inch circles and place the Paneer mixture in the centre.

• Then seal by pulling the edges of the rolled dough over the paneer to make a ball. Let this set for 3 - 4 minutes before rolling.

• Meanwhile heat the skillet on medium heat.

• Now light press the prepared ball and pat it with some dry Wheat flour.

• Keeping the sealed side up start rolling lightly into 6 inch circle.

• Whenever the dough becomes sticky sprinkle some more of Wheat flour on both sides and continue to roll.

• Transfer this rolled Paratha onto the hot skillet. In about 30 seconds the colour of the Paratha will change and it willl start to puff.

• At this time flip the Paratha over. Spread about a teaspoon of Oil on the Paratha.

• Again flip the Paratha and lightly press the areas where its puffing with a spatula so that it equally puffs on all areas.

• Flip again and press lightly on the Paratha to make sure that it is golden brown on all sides.

• Serve hot with Chutney or Pickle!
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