Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Posted by Mala at 1:00:00 AM 1 comment
Green peas are very good in Vitamin K, folic acid, helps lower cholesterol level, very low in calories, and an excellent source of Protein, Vitamins and fiber.
Nice,soft,  thick parathas, stuffed with all the goodness of Green Peas....can be served for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They stay soft throughout the day.


 For the dough
Whole wheat flour - 1 cup
Salt to taste
Gingely oil - 1 tsp
Cooking oil plus ghee to make the parathas

For the stuffing
Green peas - 1 1/2 cups
Ginger - 1 small piece
Green chillies - 2
Coriander leaves - 1/4 cup

For adding later
Jeera / Cummin seeds - 1 tsp
Salt to taste

Recipe Cuisine: North Indian; Category: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Prep time: 15 mts; Cooking time: 15 mts
Recipe Source: Tarla Dalal

Yields 5 parathas

A soft, pliable dough kneaded and allowed to rest for minimum one  hour

Green peas pressure cooked for 1-2 whistles (depending on the efficacy of your pressure cooker) with nil water. After cooking also, in case some water is at the bottom, take care to drain it off.

Ginger, green chillies and coriander loaded into blender jar.....

and ground to a coarse mixture

Peas also added and ground.

Top it up with jeera and salt. Just before making you can mix everything.

Dough shaped  into 5 balls. Flour for dusting kept nearby.

Green peas filling also divided  into 5 balls

1.Roll a chapathi-dough  ball into a chapathi and  keep one Green peas ball in the center,2. bring together the edges, dust with flour, and 3.  flatten slightly, and now,4.  roll into a thick paratha, taking care to gently spread the peas filling evenly all over the paratha.

Heat a skillet, place a paratha, flames on the lowest, first dry roast both sides. Then drizzle some cooking oil + ghee, cook gently....

Flip over, and cook to a golden colour.

When it is hot, don't keep one on top of the other. Place it separately on a soft towel.

Serve hot with a bowl of curds, dhal of your choice and any pickle.

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*Onion is optional. In case you want, then in 1 tsp oil, saute onions, add the green peas mixture, mix well, allow to cool down , then use as stuffing.

Please post your comments. I would love to hear from you.


  1. Very cool in both senses and pleasing too.very different from the regular parathas! Though it is lighter on ones stomach ! Thanks for posting


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