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..


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


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..

Take all the ingredients 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
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


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

  2. delicious looking paratha..drooling here..

  3. 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

  4. Who will say no to this yummy paneer paratha..

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

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

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

  8. Delicious and healthy parathas..

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

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

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

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

  13. WOOOOOOOOW, Love it, Such a yummy :)

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

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

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

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

  18. Will try this today ..looks yummy

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


  20. Thank you very much,hope you will try some of these recipe.
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  21. Wow....what a presentation ....super

  22. Can is possible to make this recipe in microwave?
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  24. Hi Aarthi, Really want to try this but the panneer splits every time I try to cook as bhurji. Any tips please? BTW, love ur recipes. And keep up the great work!

  25. @Sherin Mathewif there is water content it may split, keep on high heat and dry the water out

  26. Oh yes I need to try this recipe! Looks delish!
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  27. Hi Aarthi this looks totally yummy.Can i use tofu instead?

  28. I thought about trying this recipe but it looked complicated so I just ordered it form restaurant. Result was a solid and taste is like wow. chowringhee satya niketan menu


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