Raw Banana and Banana Stem Stuffed Paratha Recipe
A delicious Indian stuffed paratha with nutritional ingredients like banana stem and raw banana.
Raw Banana and Banana Stem Stuffed Paratha Recipe is a super healthy stuffed Indian bread that contains two ingredients that have a good nutritional value. Parathas are a staple breakfast for most of the North Indian people. It is usually made with Aloo, onion or paneer as a stuffing. But it is very rare to use raw banana and raw stem in a stuffed paratha, here in this recipe we have put them together in one dish that is made super delicious and can be had without any guilt as your morning breakfast.
If you are looking for more Paratha Recipes here are some :
- 1 Banana Stem , cut into small pieces
- 2 Raw Banana , boiled and mashed
- 1 Onion , chopped
- 4 cloves Garlic , chopped
- 1 inch Ginger , chopped
- 1 Green Chilli , chopped
- 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
- 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder
- 1 teaspoon Amchur (Dry Mango Powder)
- Salt , to taste For the Dough
- 1 cup Whole Wheat Flour
How to make Raw Banana and Banana Stem Stuffed Paratha Recipe
To begin making the by boiling the raw banana in the pressure cooker. Cut the banana into two pieces, remove the edges, boil it with water and salt for about 4 whistle.
Once done, release the pressure naturally, remove the skin and mash it into a fine mixture.
Heat a saucepan with oil, add cumin seeds and allow it splutter for 10 seconds. Add chopped onions, garlic, ginger and saute until it softens.
Add the chopped banana stem along with ½ cup water and cover it with a lid and cook for about 15 minutes until the banana stem is cooked.
To this add all the spice powder like turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garma masala, amchur powder, salt and pepper powder and also add the mashed raw banana.
Mix well and cook the mixture for about 10 more minutes on low heat and switch it off.
In order to make the dough, knead all the ingredients well into a soft dough .Now to begin making the paratha, keep some flour aside for dusting. Divide the dough into large lemon side balls.
Dust the dough portions in flour, flatten it and roll it into a 3 inch diameter circle. Place the filling on half side of the circle and close the paratha by folding it from all sides. Yes it’s as simple as that.You will have a big dumpling.
Press it slightly and gently use the rolling pin to flatten it. Take care, the filling can ooze out if the dough is rolled out too thin.
Now to cook the Paratha, first preheat the skillet on medium heat. Place the rolled paratha on top and allow it to cook on one side. After about 10 to 15 seconds, flip the paratha.
At this stage, smear some oil or ghee to cook the paratha. Cook the paratha by flipping over a couple of times until you see golden brown spots on both sides.