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Wednesday, 8 October 2014

Green Peas Paratha (Flat Bread)

       
         This is a healthy stuffed Peas Paratha made with whole wheat flour. It is a complete meal in itself. Very filling and wholesome, it is best had with yoghurt or pickle. It equally tastes yummy with butter too. Besides having for breakfast, they can be served for lunch, dinner or as a lunch box meal for young and old alike. So please check for a step by step method to prepare it.






Filling-

  • 1 1/2 cups frozen green peas, ground to a paste
  • 1 tbsp. oil
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin seeds
  • pinch of asafoetida
  • 1 tsp. ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp. green chilies paste
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp. kasoori methi (dry fenugreek leaves), crushed

Dough-

  • 1 & 1/2 cups atta (whole wheat flour)
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • pinch of salt
  • oil to shallow fry





          For the Filling - Heat oil in a non-stick pan and temper with cumin seeds and asafoetida. Saute for a few seconds.  Add the ginger-garlic paste and green chili paste. Saute for a minute on med. flame. Then add the green peas paste and all the dry spices. Saute till dry. Keep aside to cool.

          For the Dough - Knead together the atta, salt, oil with required quantity of water. Set aside for 15-20 minutes. Divide the dough into equal portions. Roll out each into a small puri and stuff a tbsp. of the filling in it.

          Close all edges and roll out into a circle / chapatti with the help of some flour. Roll the rest of the dough along with the filling in a similar manner.

          Heat a tawa / griddle and fry one paratha at a time with a tsp. of oil till brown on both sides. Fry the rest of the parathas in the same manner. Serve hot with yoghurt and / or pickle.










                For the Filling - Heat oil in a non-stick pan and temper with cumin seeds and
                asafoetida. Saute for a few seconds.  Add the ginger-garlic paste and green 
                chili paste. Saute for a minute on med. flame. Then add the green peas paste 
                and all the dry spices. Saute till dry. Keep aside to cool.





                     Divide the dough into equal portions. Roll out each into a small puri and stuff
                     a tbsp. of the filling in it.



                                Close all edges and .....



                                ........roll out into a circle / chapatti with the help of some flour. 







                    Heat a tawa / griddle and fry one paratha at a time with a tsp. of oil till brown
                    on both sides.




                               Serve hot with yoghurt and / or pickle.











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