How to make Paneer and Cheese Parantha-SK Khazana -

Processed cheese enhances and enriches these paneer paranthas

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cottage cheese (paneer) (पनीर), Processed cheese (प्रोसेस्ड चीज़)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Paneer and Cheese Parantha-SK Khazana

Paneer and Cheese Parantha-SK Khazana Recipe Card

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Paneer and Cheese Parantha-SK Khazana Recipe

  • Cottage cheese (paneer) grated 1 cup

  • Processed cheese grated 1/2 cup

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) 1 cup + for dusting

  • Refined flour (maida) 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Carom seeds (ajwain) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Ghee 1 teaspoon for basting

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Chaat masala 1/2 teaspoon

  • Small onion chopped 1

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 3 tablespoons

Method

Step 1

Mix together whole-wheat flour, refined flour, salt, carom seeds and ghee in a bowl. Add sufficient water and knead a soft dough.

Step 2

Mix together paneer, cheese, green chillies, garam masala, chilli powder, chaat masala, a pinch of salt, onion and coriander leaves in another bowl.

Step 3

Divide the dough into equal portions, make cavity in each. Fill these cavities with the prepared paneer mixture, bring the edges together and seal. Roll into a ball and flatten slightly

Step 4

Coat each ball with dry flour and roll into paranthas.

Step 5

Heat a non-stick tawa and cook the paranthas, one at a time, flipping and basting with ghee till evenly golden on both sides.

Step 6

Serve hot with pickle and yogurt.

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