May 13, 2011

Spinach paratha

i love.. eating stuffed parathas or Indian bread , spinach paratha tastes good n nutritious too... it has rich green color which also make them special....Usually i feel easy to make these as the water oozed out of spinach is  used in making dough , so nothing wasted...:) so have a look how i made this..i think its great for kids, not eating their veggies..its easy to dupe them by these...:):)


whole wheat flour - 2 cups
Fresh spinach(spinach) leaves - 2 cups.
ajwain or carom seeds  -1/3tsp
oil or melted butter - 2 tbsp.
salt - 1/2 teaspoon.
Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
red chili powder(optional) - 1/4 tsp.
dry mango powder - 1/2tsp
water for forming dough.
oil for pan frying
salt as per taste

  1. Chop finely spinach leaves.
  2. In a bowl, add flour, salt,ajwain or carom seeds, cumin, dry mango powder, chili powder, oil or butter. Mix well.
  3. Add water little by little and from firm dough. Knead well, Cover and leave aside for 20-30 minutes.
  4. Knead again and then make  round balls.
  5. Take each ball, dip in dry flour. Sprinkle a little flour on the board. Place the dough ball on it and roll out into a thick round.
  6. Heat girdle. Put the rolled dough on it. Cook for 5-8 seconds. turn again. baste with a little oil. Cook on both the sides adding a little oil. Both the sides should have brown spots on them.
  7. Take off the fire.
  8. Serve hot with yogurt, butter.,pickle....ENJOY!!

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