Palak Paneer Paratha (spinach Cottage Cheese Stuffed Indian Bread)

A simple, easy-to-make recipe that tastes scrumptious with the goodness of palak and paneer! A power pack breakfast option that keeps your tummy happy till the next meal. Moreover, it’s a good way of making fussy kids eat greens like palak..

photo of palak paneer paratha (spinach cottage cheese stuffed indian bread)
photo of palak paneer paratha (spinach cottage cheese stuffed indian bread)
For Dough: Whole wheat flour\ Aata – 1 cup
Spinach \ Palak puree – 1\2 cup
Carrom seeds\ Ajwain – 1\2 tsp
Oil – 1 tbspn
Salt to taste
Water to knead
For Stuffing: Cottage Cheese\ Paneer – 1\2 cup, grated\crumbled
Onion – 1 small sized, finely chopped
Garlic – 2 cloves, finely chopped
Green Chilli – 1 medium, finely chopped
Fresh Coriander – 2 tbpns, finely chopped
Jeera ( Cumin) Powder – 1\2 tsp
Garam Masala – 1\4 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil- 1 tbspn and also as required for cooking parathas
Wash Palak well and make puree by adding little amount of water. In a large bowl, add flour, ajwain, oil and salt. Mix well till it resembles like bread crumbs. Add palak puree and knead well into a soft dough. If required sprinkle water while kneading. Keep it covered for 15 mins.
To prepare the filling: Heat oil and saute finely chopped garlic, greenchillies. Add onion, salt and sauté till it turns golden in colour. Add jeera powder, garam masala powder and finely chopped fresh coriander leaves. Mix well and switch off the flame.
Take lemon-sized dough and roll it into small circle. Place a tbspn amount of filling and bring together the edges and roll it into a paratha. Cook the paratha on a hot tava with a tsp of oil till they are well roasted. Serve them hot with a pickle of your choice and curd.
Increase or decrease the spiciness as per your taste.