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Palak paratha
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Palak paratha

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Time to cook

50 minutes

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Difficulty

Easy

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Serves

4

A healthy paratha made with toasted and ground spinach, and wheat flour. It is often relished with dahi or pickle

A healthy paratha made with toasted and ground spinach, and wheat flour. It is often relished with dahi or pickle

Ingredients

Whole Wheat Flour

1 cup

Spinach

0.75 cup

Garam Masala

0.5 tsp

Turmeric

0.75 tsp

Coriander Leaves

2 tbsp

Salt

1 pinch

Cumin Powder

1 tsp

Carom Seeds

0.5 tsp

Picador Chillies

1 chilli

Vegetable Oil

1 tsp

Water

0.5 cup

Step-by-step instructions to cook

Prep

1

For the spinach puree- Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds (jeera), and carom seeds (ajwain seeds), and let them crackle .

2

Add green chilies and followed by spinach (palak) and sauté until they shrink.

3

Turn off the heat, add coriander leaves, and let it cool.

4

Grind the cooled mixture into a fine paste.

5

For the parathas - Make a dough by combining whole wheat flour, prepared spinach puree, turmeric, garam masala, salt, and enough water.

6

Knead well, cover and set the dough aside for 20 to 30 minutes.

7

Divide the dough into small balls and roll out thin or thick parathas (as per your preference) from each ball using a bit of flour for dusting.

Cooking

1

Heat a tawa ( flat pan) on medium-high or high flame.

2

Place the rolled paratha on the hot tawa.

3

Drizzle some oil and cook the paratha until it is evenly cooked and browned on both sides

Nutrition information

(per serving)

Carbs

Carbs

24.5

Proteins

Proteins

5.3

Fats

Fats

2.1

Fiber

Fiber

3.9

139

kcal

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