Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Mixed Vegetable paratha |Stuffed mix veg parathe

An intelligent way to make your fussy kids eat veggies is veg paratha

Use veggies as per your avialability like corn,cauliflower,capsicum, carrot,beetroot,beans etc,but boiled potato is mandatory in this paratha as its used for binding and also a hit among kids.

To increase nutritional value i have added chopped methi leaves in the wheat flour dough .you can even add chopped palak (spinach leaves)

Parathas sure are filling, and will keep your child satisfied till the next meal. 

Mixed vegetable paratha, a wholesome breakfast option of north india, which is so tasty that it does not even require a side dish! grab all the veggies you can find in your refrigerator and stuff it into this paratha. A sprinkling of spices improves the taste of this parathas, while a dollop of butter further enhances it flavours.

It can be served with pickles or curd.The filling of these parathas is very flavorful. 
Stuffed Paranthas taste much better than the usual paranthas. Your kids will definitely like the unique taste of mixed Parantha.

Ingredients :

For dough
Wheat flour - (2 cup)
methi leaves - 1/2 cup
Oil - 2 tsp
Salt - add to taste (3/4 tsp)
Carom seeds (ajwain-owa) - 1/2 tsp (Optional)

For  stuffing :

shredded carrot-1/4 cup
boiled crushed green peas - 1/4 cup
finely chopped capsicum-1/4 cup
finely chopped beans-1/4 cup
boiled mashed potato -1/2 cup
chopped onion -1/4 cup
1 tsp fennel seeds
Green chilies-2
Grated ginger-1tsp
Chili powder-1 tsp
Garam masala-1/4 tsp
Lemon juice /amchur powder -1.5 tsp
Salt-1 tsp
Cooking oil-2 tbsp
Cumin seeds or ajwain -1 tsp
Asafoetida-1/4 tsp
coriander leaves - 1 tbsp



1.In a bowl add wheat flour ,methi leaves,  Carom seeds (ajwain-owa) .put salt and oil then mix. Knead a soft dough using warm water.

2.Cover the dough and keep aside for 15-20 minutes.

For the Stuffing :

1.Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan,cumin seeds,fennel seeds,ginger garlic paste, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes or till the onions turn translucent.

2.Add the mixed vegetables and potatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
3. Add the coriander, green chillies, chilli powder, garam masala and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another minute.
4. Remove from the flame ,add amchoor powderand keep aside to cool for a while.
5. Divide the stuffing into  equal portions and keep aside.

Paratha :

1.Place pan(Tawa) on gas and heat.

2. Make small  lemon sized pieces from the dough. Put dry flour on 1 ball and roll it into a roti of 3 inches in diameter.

3. now put 1 1/2 tsp mixed veg stuffing in centre of roti. Wrap up the parantha and close all open ends, place it between both palms and press gently to expand the parantha a bit. 


4.Roll with dry flour and roll it again into a parantha 6-7 inches in diameter.be careful while rolling  parantha as it should not tear while rolling. 


 5.Put rolled parantha on hot  tawa, apply oil/ghee  on both sides, turn over time to time and cook till both sides turn brown.

6.Stuffed Mixed Veg Parantha is ready.Serve hot with lemon pickle ,curd or mixed veg raita


1. When in hurry  I simply mix all the ingredients of stuffing and skip sauteing of veggies & spices in oil .In this case ensure all veggies are completely dried by draining excess water & then absorbing excess water by wrapping them in tissue paper & then cutting them

2. Use any veggies of your choice

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