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Saturday, 3 June 2017

Green Peas Paratha



          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 in breakfast, they can also be served for lunch, dinner or as a lunch box meal for young and old alike. So please check for an easy 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 pf 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)
  • 1 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 and then add the ginger-garlic 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 by dusting 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 pickle.




                 For the Filling - Heat oil in a non-stick pan and temper with cumin seeds and
                 asafoetida. Saute for a few seconds and then add the ginger-garlic 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. 







                               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.




                 Roll out into a circle / chapatti by dusting 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 pickle.












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