How to make Palak Paneer Paratha - Spinach and paneer mixed together to stuff these delicious paranthas.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Spinach (पालक), Cottage Cheese

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Breads

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Palak Paneer Paratha

Hindi: palak
Treasure house of vitamins and minerals, spinach must be included in the week's menu. The usage can be varied: chopped spinach leaves cooked with potatoes is a semi-wet vegetable with rotis, a few spinach leaves thrown in with mixed vegetables and turned into a soup is lovely on a cold winter night, chopped and blanched spinach makes a different sort of raita, spinach puree can be used in cutlets or kababs, the list goes on.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Palak Paneer Paratha Recipe

  • Spinach blanched and chopped 1 cup

  • Cottage Cheese grated 1 cup

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) 2 cups + f

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Green chilli finely chopped 1

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Coriander seeds roasted and crushed 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Chaat masala 1/2 teaspoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium


Step 1

Add salt to the wheat flour and knead into soft dough with sufficient water. Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a non stick pan, add ginger, cumin seeds and green chilli and sauté till fragrant.

Step 2

Add spinach and sauté for a minute.Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, crushed coriander seeds, salt, chaat masala and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Step 3

Transfer this mixture into a bowl. Add paneer and onion and mix well.Heat a non sticktawa. Divide dough into equal portions and roll them into rotis.

Step 4

For each parantha, spread spinach mixture on one roti and cover it with another roti. Press the edges slightly to seal and roll it further into a parantha.

Step 5

Place a parantha on the hot tawa and cook for 1 minute. Flip and apply a little ghee, flip again and apply a little ghee on the other side too.

Step 6

Cook, turning sides till evenly golden on both the sides. .Transfer onto a serving plate and serve hot.