Whole Wheat Spinach Paratha Recipe
Whole Wheat Spinach Paratha Recipe is a delicious and healthy Indian flatbread made from whole wheat flour combined with mildly spiced pureed spinach. Serve Whole Wheat Spinach Paratha along with a pickle and raita of your choice for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Whole Wheat Spinach Paratha is a healthy paratha which is perfect to serve for your weekday breakfast or dinners. It is simple recipe to make and since palak is usually available throughout the year you can make it anytime. To make the parathas spinach is pureed along with coriander, garlic and chilies and then mixed with whole wheat.
Spinach is well known for its nutritional qualities and is rich in Iron content. It is also an excellent source of Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Manganese, Magnesium and many other minerals. Whole Wheat Spinach Paratha is the best way to feed your kids palak in a delicious way and you can also pack in your office lunch box or kids lunch boxes.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other stuffed parathas like
- 2 cup Whole Wheat Flour
- 1/2 tablespoon Sunflower Oil
- 2 Green Chillies
- 4 cloves Garlic
- Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , a handful, chopped
- 1 cup Spinach Leaves (Palak) , chopped
- 1 teaspoon Ajwain (Carom seeds)
- Water , for kneading
- Salt , to taste
- Ghee , or oil to grease the pan
How to make Whole Wheat Spinach Paratha Recipe
To begin making the Whole Wheat Spinach Paratha, blend spinach, coriander, garlic and chilies in a mixer grinder to make a paste.
Add this paste to the wheat flour. Add salt to taste, ajwain and oil to the mixture and knead together to make to a smooth dough. Add water if required.
Divide the dough into equal lemon size portions.
Take one portion and dust in dry flour. Flatten the ball with your fingers and roll the rough into a 5 to 6 inch diameter circle.
Heat the non-stick tawa and place the rolled spinach paratha on the tawa. Cook till small blisters appear on the surface. Flip and cook the roti on the on the other side as well.
Flip a couple of times to get the parathas browned and cooked well on both sides. Smear ghee on top and transfer into a plate and serve.