Sunday, October 4, 2009

Spinach Paratha



For the Dough

Wheat flour - 1cup
Water - as reqd
Oil - 1tsp
Salt - to taste

Spinach  filling

Chopped Spinach - 2cups
Chilli flakes - 1/2 tsp(adjust with your taste)
Asafetida - a pinch
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Salt - to taste

Method:

Mix together flour,salt,oil and water.Make a smooth dough.Cover it and keep it aside for 15 minutes.


Heat oil in a pan .Add asafetida and cumin seeds.After the cumin seeds crack add the chilli flakes,mix well.Add the chopped spinach to this.Cook the spinach until most of the water has evaporated.Add salt to this stage.Allow them to cool.


  Make medium balls from the dough .roll it 3 inch circles.Add the filling and close it like dumpling.Keep it aside for 4 minutes.



Heat a pan on  medium high.Roll the parathas(keep the sealed side on top).Place it over the heated pan.After paratha start changing the colour and puffing flip the paratha over.Spread oil on the paratha.Flip the paratha and slightly press it with a spatula.Make sure the paratha is golden brown  colour on both sides.Serve hot with curd and pickle.

12 comments:

  1. Wow.. delicious healthy spinach paratha.! First time here, lovely blog! I'm following! Do check mine!

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  2. Healthy and delicious paratha... nice photos

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  3. Healthy & delicious...Nice stuffing sree..got to try this soon

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  4. Healthy spinach paratha looks prefect...yumm!

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  5. nalla asssalayitundalloo....Nicely presented dear...innale enikkum...
    but dfntly better than mine...hahhaha

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  6. Lovely Presentation.. n indeed quite yummy..

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  7. Very beautiful presentation.Spinach paratha looks delicious. I love eating all types of stuffed parathas and shall try your lovely recipe.

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  8. Please accept your award from my blog.

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  9. Nice pics, Sree! Will try it out sometime.

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  10. i tried this one... its the best way to have spinach..its really tasty n healthy.. thanks sree for this recipe

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