Masala Paneer Paratha

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.

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 said...

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 said...

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

Lavi said...

Beautifull Presentation! Parathas looks perfect!

Aparna Prabhu said...

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 said...

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

Happy cook said...

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

Parita said...

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

Suparna said...

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

Priya said...

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

Chitra said...

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

Smitha said...

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

rekhas kitchen said...

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

Vanamala said...

Thank you all :)

Analog designer said...

Lovely presentation...

Kitchen Flavours said...

Oh wow looks yum...

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Pooja said...

yummy parathas mala..

Divya Vikram said...

Parathas look perfectly cooked. Forms a healthy breakfast!

kals said...

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

Vanamala Hebbar said...

Thanks kals...