November 28, 2011

Palak Paratha ~ Indian Spinach Flat Bread Recipe

Ingredients :
  • Chopped Spinach : 1 cup
  • Wheat Flour : 1 cup, heaped
  • Red Chilli Powder : 1/2 tsp
  • Garlic Cloves : 2 - 3
  • Jeera / Cumin Powder : 1/4 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder : 1/8 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil
Method :

1. Blanch the spinach in boiling water for a few minutes and drain the excess water. Transfer to a bowl and cool down.  

2. Grind the blanched spinach and garlic to a puree and set aside. Mix the wheat flour, salt, cumin powder, red chilli powder, turmeric and one tablespoon of oil in a wide bowl. 

3. Add the ground spinach paste and mix well. Add required water to make a soft dough. The dough should be soft and smooth. 

4. Set the dough aside and cover. let it rest for 10 minutes.  

5. Divide the dough into small balls. Then roll each ball into a circle, using wheat flour for dusting. 

6. Put the roti on a hot pan, cook for a minute. Add a little oil around the edges, turn and fry the other side. 

7. Take it out and serve hot with fresh yogurt or raita.
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  1. I add garam masala too. looks yummy :)

  2. nice recipe,looks yummy! I never tried with ground spinach, had tried with chopped spinach.

  3. The colour is attracting me a lot. Stunning picture and recipe.

  4. wow..looks yummy and healthy ...

  5. hi.. first time here.. I absolutely love your clean presentation!! :) If possible, please go through the rules of my Ongoing event: Healthy Lunch Challenge & link your posts there. Thanks!
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  6. My favorite way of incorporating spinach in our diet, the parathas look fabulous!

  7. palak paratha looks delicious.

  8. Healthy recipe....palak paratha looks yummy...

  9. Pushpa @ Taste as you CookNovember 29, 2011 at 10:56 AM

    Yummy and healthy parathas.

  10. Very healthy and delicious paratha:)

    Taste of Saras Kitchen

  11. I love this. And if you add a little chopped methi, it gives a lovely flavour too.

  12. Can have this healthy green parathas simply with anything.

  13. Healthy and delicious parathas...great way to make kids have their quota of greens

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  14. Wow what a healthy way to eat a paratha. I love spinach and this would be great for my little one too.

  15. Love the food! You’re amazing. This menu is fantastic, It sure will help everyone who’s looking for a perfect menu like this. Thank you for sharing this recipe.



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