How to make Palak Aur Paneer Parantha - Delicious paranthas with a blend of spinach and cottage cheese

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Main Ingredients : Fresh Spinach Leaves, Cottage Cheese

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Breads

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Palak Aur Paneer Parantha

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Palak Aur Paneer Parantha
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Prep Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Palak Aur Paneer Parantha Recipe

  • Fresh Spinach Leaves 8-10 large

  • Cottage Cheese 2 cups

  • Yogurt 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Sesame seeds (black) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Ghee for shallow frying

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) grated 300 grams

  • Ginger crushed 1 inch piece

  • Green chillies chopped 3

  • Salt to taste

  • Chaat masala 2 teaspoons

Method

Step 1

Sift the whole wheat flour with salt into a bowl. Blanch spinach leaves in boiling water for one minute. Drain, squeeze out the excess water and blend to a thick purée.

Step 2

Add spinach purée, yogurt, one teaspoon salt, sesame seeds and chaat masala in the sifted whole wheat flour. Knead into a soft dough with enough water. Cover the dough with a damp cloth and set aside to rest for half an hour.

Step 3

For the stuffing, place the paneer in a bowl. Add ginger, green chillies, a pinch of salt and chaat masala. Mix well and divide into eight equal portions.

Step 4

Knead the dough again and divide into eight equal portions. Shape into balls and press between your palms. Roll out each ball into a four-inch round disc and thin down the edges.

Step 5

Place one portion of the stuffing in the centre and gather the edges together and shape into a ball again. Roll out into a seven-inch parantha.

Step 6

Heat a tawa. Place each parantha on it, turn over once and drizzle a little melted ghee around it. Turn it over again and spread a little more ghee on the other side.

Step 7

Cook till both sides are cooked.

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