Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Paneer - Spring Onion stuffed Parathas - Whole Wheat Paneer Parathas - Kids Lunchbox Recipes

Whole wheat stuffed parathas are one of the healthy recipes which can be served either as lunch or as dinner. This paneer paratha is an ideal lunchbox recipe as it remains soft for long time and thus suitable for kids. Fresh soft paneer is rich in calcium and protein combined with aromatic spring onions gives a great
taste. Try this healthy nutritious parathas.

Ingredients needed for making Paneer and Spring Onion stuffed Paratha

1. 1/2 cup grated paneer (cottage cheese)
2. 1/2 cup finely chopped spring onions (whites and greens)
3. 2 cups whole wheat flour
4. 1/2 tsp. chilli powder
5. A pinch of pepper powder (optional)
6. salt as needed.
7. Oil as required.

Method for making Paneer and Spring Onion stuffed Paratha

How to make the dough for Paratha
Take whole wheat flour in a mixing bowl, add required salt, oil and water mix and knead into soft dough like chapati dough. Add little oil on top and then close it. Allow to stand for 15 to 20 minutes.

How to make paratha stuffing
Add finely chopped spring onions and grated paneer in a bowl. Spice this by adding black pepper and chilli powder. Mix this well.Now the Paratha Stuffing is ready.

Method 1 For making paratha
Take the dough add some oil and knead it one more time.Break the dough into equal size balls. Take one of the ball roll it into chapathi on a rolling board by sprinkling some flour. Add the stuffing on top of the rolled chapathi and spread evenly and close it with another. Seal it tightly by just pressing it lightly with your hands. Now cook this on a tawa by flipping on both sides.make the chapathis using a tawa.

Method 2 for making paratha
Take another dough ball and just using your hand gently make the dough into a small bowl add the stuffing inside and seal it with the edges.Now cook this on a tawa by flipping it up on both sides.

Spring onion paratha is ready to be served.


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