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Jan 14, 2012

Stuffed Paneer Paratha / Spiced Cottage Cheese Stuffed Paratha / Paneer Paratha – Lunch Box Ideas


Stuffed parathas are a life saver if you don’t have any time to cook any sidedish for roti..You can pretty much stuff it with any thing from vegetables to chicken..I have lots of stuffed paratha recipes in my blog you can check it in my recipe index or the quick menu in my side bar..



This paraths is stuffed with a spicy paneer mixture, and it is my total favorite..you could add sny spices of your choice, even a touch of chat masala will be good in this..This paratha can be put in lunch box as well..Usually stuffed parathas stays soft for a longer time than anything..


I served this with a simple tomato and onion gravy..It is so easy too make, infact i am planning to post it soon..If you are so eager to know it now..It is just sauted onions and tomatoes with some chilli powder and salt..How easy is that..So here you go to the recipe..


Hope you like it and let me know what you think..


Ingrediants:



For Dough:

Wheat Flour / Atta – 300 gms

Salt – 1tsp

Water as needed

Oil- 1 tsp



For Stuffing:

Paneer / Cottage Cheese – 1 cup crumbled

Green Chilli – 1 chopped finely

Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam -1 tsp

Chilli Powder – 1tsp

Coriander Powder -1 tsp

Garam masala powder -1 tsp

Turmeric Powder – ½ tsp

Salt to taste

Oil-1 tsp

Coriander leaves / Cilantro for garnishing



Method:



Start by making the filling…Heat oil and add cumin in it..



Now add in crumbled paneer and mix well..Add green chilli in this..



Throw in turmeric, chilli, coriander and garam masala powder and mix well.



Season with salt and throw in lots of coriander leaves and mix well. Remove it to a bowl and allow it to cool down completely.Please make sure that the filling is completely dry..If it is wet we cannot stuff it inside parathas.



Now make the dough.Take flour, salt in a mixing bowl.



Add in water slowly and form into a little soft dough. Apple some oil and knead it to form a smooth dough.Let it rest for 15 mins.



Now divide into equal portions and start making parathas..



Take one dough and spread it slightly. Spoon some filling in and seal from all sides.



Now roll carefully to make into a paratha..



Heat a tawa and cook this paratha on both sides by applying some oil.



Remove to a insulated container and serve with any side dish of your choice..


Pictorial:

Take all the ingrediants for filling
Heat oil
crackle cumin seeds
add paneer crumbles in this
throw in green chilli
add in turmeric and garam masala
add chilli & coriander powder
add some salt
coriander leaves
and mix well..
remove on to a plate and allow it to cool down..
take wheat flour and salt in a bowl
pour water and mix well
form into a dough
knead well and make a smooth ball..Apply some oil over it..
divide into equal portions
take one ball out
spread it little
spoon some filling in
seal it from all sides
all sealed
start rolling
rolled
heat a tawa and put this paratha over there
flip it over and cook
smear some oil on top
flip over and cook other side too
serve
close shot
yummy right
I served it with tomato chutney


24 comments:

faseela said... Best Blogger Tips

lovely paneer paratha....

Kalpana Sareesh said... Best Blogger Tips

perfect stuufed paratha..

Roshu said... Best Blogger Tips

Lovely presentation

cookingvarieties said... Best Blogger Tips

hi aarthi, ooooooo i love cheese and i also love paratha, so your recipe here must be delicious.. have a nice day dear

Poonam Borkar said... Best Blogger Tips

delicious looking paratha..drooling here..

Meena said... Best Blogger Tips

oh la la.. another dish.. i feel i m in a party now as since morning i have been reading lots of food blog posts... paneer bhurji it looks like frm top.. excellent dish to have any time


what a virtual party i m having now heheh

Priya said... Best Blogger Tips

Who will say no to this yummy paneer paratha..

sangee vijay said... Best Blogger Tips

Paneer parathas are my fav,this looks so yummy!!
Nice pictorials...

Archana said... Best Blogger Tips

Want some right now. Paying for my skipped lunch I suppose.

Ramya said... Best Blogger Tips

Slurp!!! These yummy parathas with some yogurt wud make a perfect meal:-)

Roshni said... Best Blogger Tips

perfect paratas

Gloria said... Best Blogger Tips

look amazing! gloria

Maayeka said... Best Blogger Tips

Delicious and healthy parathas..

@lekshmi said... Best Blogger Tips

looks delicious paratha.............

Nalini's Kitchen said... Best Blogger Tips

Yummy....parathas...perfect for lunch box

AikoVenus said... Best Blogger Tips

Ooh - this looks really good! ^^ I don't eat cheese but this would be something I would enjoy thoroughly.

The Yogi Vegetarian said... Best Blogger Tips

Another must-try.... I try to avoid dairy products, but those paneer parathas are sooo tempting :)

LoLy said... Best Blogger Tips

WOOOOOOOOW, Love it, Such a yummy :)

anthony stemke said... Best Blogger Tips

Very beautiful preparation with great step-by-step instructions.
Thank You.

Deeps @ Naughty Curry said... Best Blogger Tips

yum! i love paneer paratha, and that tomato chutney looks lovely

Cooking Creation said... Best Blogger Tips

This looks so good and I am definitely going to try this!

Mandy@Withmilkandflour said... Best Blogger Tips

Everything you post on your blog looks incredible! I love paratha and like the ideas you have suggested for stuffed ones.

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

Will try this today ..looks yummy

aishu said... Best Blogger Tips

Great aarthi..... Yummy dish....ur blog is so helpful.....