Paneer and Vegetable Parantha (Baby and Toddler): Paranthas make terrific toddler food since they can usually be enjoyed without parental supervision. Most babies will often hold onto a piece and nibble away while they’re busy doing their own thing.

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Makes 4 Paranthas

Ingredients

For The Dough
3/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/2 tsp oil
restricted quantity of salt

To Be Mixed Into A Stuffing
1/4 cup grated paneer (cottage cheese)
2 tbsp boiled and coarsely mashed green peas
1/4 cup grated carrot
2 tbsp grated beetroot
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
restricted quantity of salt

Other Ingredients
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
2 tsp ghee for cooking

For Serving
fresh curd

Method

For the dough

    1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
    2. Cover the dough with a lid and keep aside for 15 minutes.

How to proceed

      1. Divide the stuffing into 4 equal portions and keep aside.
      2. Divide the dough into 4 equal portions.
      3. Roll out a portion of the dough into a 100 mm. (4″) diameter circle, using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
      4. Place a portion of the stuffing in the centre of the circle.
      5. Bring together all the sides in the centre and seal tightly and roll out again into a circle of 100 mm. (4?) diameter, using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
      6. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the paratha, on a medium flame using ½ tsp of ghee, till golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
      7. Repeat steps 3 to 6 to make 3 more parathas.
      8. Paneer and Vegetable Parantha is ready. Serve lukewarm with fresh curds.

Nutrition Value

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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