This is one paratha which i loved a lot. It had a beautiful orange colour to it, plus it tasted so yummy. You can make this, cut into little triangles and give it to your kids, they will love it for sure..
Capsicum Cheese Paratha
Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..
Resting Time : 30 mins
Cooking Time : 1 to 2 min per paratha
Makes : 4 paratha
Wheat Flour / Atta - 1 cup + extra if needed
Salt - 1/2 tsp
Oil - 1 tblspn
Water as needed
Oil - 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1/2 tsp
Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
Jeera Powder / Cmin Powder - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Carrot - 1 medium size grated
Coriander Leaves a handful finely chopped
Start by making dough, take flour, salt, oil in a bowl. rub well so oil is mixed in with the flour.
Add in water slowly and knead to a soft smooth dough. Cover the dough with a bowl and set aside for 30 mins.
Heat oil in a pan, add in cumin an all spices. Add in salt and mix well. Add in carrot and give a quick 2 mins toss. Now add in coriander leaves and mix well. Set this mix in a bowl and let it cool down.
Take the dough and divide into equal balls. Take two balls and roll it out lightly.
Place one rolled paratha near you, spread some filling over it, cover with other paratha, seal the edges, use a rolling pin to roll the paratha even more.
Heat a tawa, put the paratha on hot tawa, cook for few sec, flip over, spread some oil over it, spread again, spread some more oil over it and cook on both sides till golden.
Remove and serve hot.
|First lets make the dough..Take wheat flour in a bowl|
|add in some salt|
|drizzle in some oil|
|use your hands to rub it well|
|this makes sure that the oil is mixed in with the flour nicely|
|pour in water and start kneading|
|add more water as needed|
|you should be keep on kneading the dough till you get a soft smooth dough like this|
|cover the dough and let it rest for 30 mins..|
|Take your ingredients for filling|
|cut the top and bottom of a carrot|
|Heat oil in a pan|
|Add in cumin, salt, chilli and jeera powder|
|add in carrot|
|toss for 2 mins|
|Add in coriander leaves|
|Remove it to a bowl and let it cool down|
|Now take your dough|
|Divide it into equal balls|
|Roll a ball into rounds|
|spoon some filling in it|
|cover with another rolled one|
|PInch the edges to seal|
|press the top to remove any air bubbles|
|place it over hot tawa|
|spread some oil over it|
|spread some more oil over it|
|flip over and cook|