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Masala Paneer Paratha

>> June 02, 2009

This i have had it in a restaurant in mumbai. Of course Paneer is favourite in my home. Everytime i couldnt taken a picture of the parathas..somehow i couldnt find time to take a picture. I kept on delaying it and finally took it. Paneer mixed with capsicum, i just love this combination for a paratha. Check out the recipe below.
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Masala Paneer Ingredients
  • Paneer (cottage cheese) grate or crumbled - 1 cup
  • Capsicum / Green Bell Pepper - 1/4 cup
  • Red Onion - 1/4 finely chopped
  • Green chillies - 1 or 2 , chopped
  • Kasoori Methi, crushed - 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder  a pinch
  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Jeera Seeds / Cumin  - 1 tsp
  • Ginger + Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
  • Garam Masala - 1 tsp
  • Red Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves , chopped - 1 tsp
Paratha Ingredients
  • 1 cup - Wheat flour
  • 1 cup -  Maida / plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp oil
  • Salt to taste
  • water to knead the dough
Method for Masala Paneer
  • Heat a pan add oil 
  • Add jeera allow to sizzle, add green chillies and ginger+garlic paste
  • Add turmeric , onions and capsicum. Stir fry
  • Add crumbled paneer stir fry a minute 
  • Add kasoori methi, chilli powder, garam masala, salt stir well
  • Add coriander and allow to cool 
Method for the dough
  • Take a large bowl and mix together all the ingredients with enough water and make a thick dough.
  • Knead the dough well and keep for 15 minutes. 
How to Proceed
  • Divide the stuffing into 10 balls and roll out each ball into rounds of equal size
  • Put 1 or 2 tablespoons of the stuffing inthe centre of each paratha and lightly fold on all the sides
  • Roll out again with the help of  maida flour
  • Put the paratha on a tava (griddle) and cook for few minutes, turn over on the other side and cook again until brown spots. On both sides apply little ghee or oil
  • Repeat for the remaining parathas and stuffing
Serve hot with sabzi  / curry / yogurt.

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20 comments:

Kalai June 2, 2009 at 6:28 PM  

Yummy parathas, Mala! I adore paneer. After all this time, I still don't manage to get such perfect circular rotis. Kudos to you!

sowmya June 2, 2009 at 7:32 PM  

love paneer stuffing in the pararhas..addition of capsicum sounds good..

Lavi June 3, 2009 at 12:36 AM  

Beautifull Presentation! Parathas looks perfect!

Aparna Prabhu June 3, 2009 at 1:45 AM  

Masala Paneer Paratha wud taste Yumm for sure.....nd will keep visiting ur blog....u r there in my blogroll http://apskitchen.blogspot.com

jayasree June 3, 2009 at 1:59 AM  

Delcious parathas.. Can imagine how it must have tasted reading the ingredient list.

Happy cook June 3, 2009 at 3:18 AM  

Just looking to those parathas i am geting hungry. Looks so yummy.

Parita June 3, 2009 at 3:43 AM  

Paneer parathas are my fav and these looks soo delicious....m craving for some now!!!!

Suparna June 3, 2009 at 4:32 AM  

hi mala,
wow that looks really all spiced paneer paratha. Few ingredients really sound interesting shall make it ur way some time. Thanks

Priya June 3, 2009 at 5:06 AM  

Delicious parathas Mala...i love paneer in anything...lovely dish!

Chitra June 3, 2009 at 6:35 AM  

i've not tasted but heard abt it..looks good;)

Smitha June 3, 2009 at 12:27 PM  

Love paneer paratha, I bet masala paneer paratha is making the best a little better :)

rekhas kitchen June 4, 2009 at 8:44 AM  

masala paneer paratha nice idea of adding masala sounds so a romatic

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Pooja June 5, 2009 at 5:40 PM  

yummy parathas mala..

Divya Vikram June 7, 2009 at 1:49 AM  

Parathas look perfectly cooked. Forms a healthy breakfast!

kals November 30, 2011 at 1:40 AM  

hey i tried ur paratha it has tured out really good...

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