Preparation Time : 10 mins
Resting Time : 30 mins
Cooking Time : 1 to 2 min per paratha
Makes : 4 paratha
Wheat Flour / Atta - 1 cup + extra if needed
Salt - ½ tsp
Oil - 1 tblspn + for making paratha
Water as needed
Tofu / Soya Paneer – 1 cup crumbled
Carrot - ½ grated finely
Green Chilli – 1 chopped finely
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam -1 tsp
Chilli Powder – ½ tsp
Cumin Powder -1 tsp
Chat Masala Powder -1.5 tsp
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves / Cilantro for garnishing
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.
Now make the filling…Take all ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
Now divide the dough into equal portions and start making parathas..
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.
Remove to a insulated container and serve with any side dish of your choice..
|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..|
|Now make the filling|
|take your block of tofu|
|crumble it like this|
|take it in a bowl|
|add grated carrots|
|add in green chillies and coriander leaves|
|add cumin seeds|
|add salt, chilli powder and cumin powder|
|add chat masala powder|
|mix well.. filling done|
|Now take your dough|
|Divide it into equal balls|
|take two of you dough balls|
|roll it out..my lil one want to keep on touching it!|
|now take one paratha|
|spoon some filling|
|place another paratha on top|
|roll it lightly..Dont look at the missing polish on my nail|
|now put this in hot tawa|
|drizzle little oil|
|flip over and apply oil|
|flip again and cook both sides really well|