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Broccoli-Aloo Stuffed Parantha


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Broccoli-Aloo Parantha (broccoli-potato parantha) is a delicious easy new version of Indian Punjabi bread. It is a hot favorite for breakfast or lunch dinner too.

This is not a very common stuffing but I tried and it is good, equally tasty and additionally has the broccoli flavor & nutrients in it. Try out!

Step-by-Step Easy & Quick Recipe –

Prep Time           Cook Time                Total Time                    Yields

15 mins                    20 mins                     35 mins                     2 Serving

Ingredients:

Whole-wheat flour – 1 ½ cup

Potato – medium 2 (boiled, peeled & mashed)

Broccoli – medium head – (cut into florets, boiled & shredded)

Green chili – 1 (very finely chopped – without seeds)

Green coriander – 3 tablespoons 9very finely chopped)

Onion – 1 small (finely chopped)

Cumin seeds – ¼ teaspoon

Salt per taste –

Red chili powder – ¼ teaspoon

Garam masala – 1/8 teaspoon

Anardana powder – 1/8 teaspoon (optional)

Water for kneading the flour

Vegetable oil

Instructions:

  • In a large bowl knead the flour with water & 1/2 teaspoon oil. Keep adding water little by little till the dough becomes one big lump. Then keep it aside covered for 5 minutes. While resting the dough ensure that the dough is not very dry.
  • After that knead it for another 2-3 minutes to become very smooth and soft.
  • Now mash the boiled potatoes properly and add finely shredded broccoli, salt, red chili powder, garam masala powder, anardana powder, cumin seeds, green chili, onions & green coriander. Mix well to form an even filling.
  • Take some dough and make a ball, pat it on both side with dry flour & flatten it with hands. Now on a rolling board with the rolling pin make roll out the flattened dough to reach about 4-inch diameter.
  • At this moment heat the tawa or the flattened pan or plain griddle.
  • Now take a spoon full of filling and out it on this rolled out dough in the centre. Now close it from all sides and then roll again to make bigger round circle parantha. Do it with gentle hands, don’t put too much pressure or the filling will start coming out from different places.
  • Now grease the pre-heated tawa with oil and place the stuffed flattened parantha bread on it, when the bubbles of air start to show and the color of the parantha starts to get darker on topside, grease the topside also with oil and after that flip the parantha.
  • Now cook it by pressing gently with spatula on both sides, keep flipping and pressing on the sides and the center portion equally.
  • When both the sides turn golden brown the parantha is ready. Don’t burn the paranthas, keep checking & maintaining the heat.

Note: The Broccoli-Aloo Parantha can be served with curd, raita and pickles or any dry, semi dry or curry too.

Some people like aloo parantha with too much of stuffing inside but my personal experience is that for aloo parantha the stuffing should not be too much or else it gets too soft and less tasty, Try out which option suits you more and follow that.

Happy Cooking!!

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