Paneer paratha

Paneer paratha is a popular north Indian wheat bread with cottage cheese stuffing ( paneer). This delicious paneer paratha is easy to prepare and  ideal for breakfast, lunch and even dinner.


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Paneer is important part of the Indian cuisine. It is very nourishing, healthy and a good  choice of vegetarian protein.

Preparation time : 15 minutes

Cooking time : 10 – 15 minutes

Serves : 6 -8  medium parathas

Ingredients :

  1. Paneer – 200 gms
  2. Red chilly powder – 1/2 teaspoon or more
  3. Garam masala powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  4. Cumin(jeera) powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  5. Chat masala/ dry mango powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  6. salt – to taste
  7. Wheat flour – 2 cups
  8. Water – as required for kneading

Method :

Prepare paratha/ chapati dough :

  • In a large bowl add wheat flour, salt and enough water to knead the dough.
  • Make a smooth dough , apply a teaspoon of oil over the dough and keep aside.

Prepare the paneer stuffing :

  • In an another bowl, crumble the paneer.
  • Then add red chilly powder, garam masala powder, cumin powder, chat masala/ dry mango powder, salt  and mix well .(You can add finely chopped green chilly and coriander leaves too to the paneer stuffing).
  • Keep the paneer stuffing aside.

Prepare paratha: 

  • Take small ball out of dough, roll a small chapati.
  • Place a tablespoon of paneer stuffing in the centre.
  • Take the edges and pleat it towards the centre, pinch the little extra dough  at the centre and press.
  • Next, sprinkle some flour and roll it like chapati.
  • Heat a tawa/ pan , place the rolled paratha and fry both the sides till cooked/ golden brown.
  • Apply ghee over the paratha while flipping the sides.
  • Paneer paratha is ready.

Serve the hot paneer paratha with plain curd and pickle.


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