MIXED VEGETABLE PARATHA RECIPE

Nutritious and fresh vegetables are added to wheat flour for making delicious Indian paratha. This is a great way to include the goodness of vegetables in your diet. Just chop all the veggies, saute them together with spices and knead them with wheat flour to make the parathas. Try this step-by-step recipe to make tasty vegetable parathas.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Servings: makes 8 – 10 parathas (depending upon size)
Ingredients:

  • 1.5 cup wheat flour (for dough)
  • 1/2 cup wheat flour (for dusting)
  • 1/4 cup capsicum (grated)
  • 1/4 cup carrot (grated)
  • 1/4 cup green peas (boiled and mashed)
  • 1/2 cup cabbage (grated)
  • 2 tbsp spring onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp fenugreek leaves (methi)
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves (finely chopped)
  • 2 green chillies (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala powder
  • Oil (for shallow frying)
  • Salt according to taste

Preparation Instructions:

  • Heat a tbsp oil in a pan or wok and add capsicum, carrot, cabbage, spring onions, fenugreek leaves and ginger-garlic. Saute well for 2 minutes.
  • Now, sprinkle turmeric powder and salt to mixed vegetables and let them cook for 5 minutes. When the vegetables get tender, add boiled and mashed green peas. Mix well and take off from the flame.
  • Take 1.5 cup wheat flour, a tbsp oil, salt (some salt is also added to vegetables) in a bowl. Mix vegetable mixture, coriander leaves, green chillies and garam masala powder to it.
  • Knead all these ingredients into a soft dough using little water, cover the dough with cotton cloth and set it aside for 10 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes, divide the dough into 8 equal balls. Flatten a ball into a pattie, cover it with dry flour and roll it into a round disc (roti).
  • Heat a tawa on medium flame and put the roti over it. When tiny bubbles began to appear, flip it, apply a tsp oil, and cook for 30 seconds. Again flip the roti, apply oil on other side and cook for 30 seconds.
  • When tiny light brown bubbles began to appear on both sides of the paratha, take it out on a plate. make all parathas in the similar way.
  • Serve hot with curd or pickle or tea.

Tips:

  • You can also add some boiled and mashed potatoes to the paratha dough.
  • Instead of saute, you can boil all vegetables, drain water and mash them to add into wheat flour. This will be a healthier option.

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