Broccoli stuffed paratha (indian bread)

Main Dish
4 servings
25 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
2 cups wheat flour

1/4 tsp ajwain

1/4 tsp salt

2 cups grated broccoli

1 and 1/2 cup chopped onion

1 tsp grated ginger

3 chopped green chilli

1/4 tsp tumeric powder

1/4 tsp cumin seeds

1/2 tsp coriander powder

3 tbsp chopped cilantro

1 tbsp oil

1 tsp oil to fry each paratha


  • Making dough for parathaTake flour and mix salt and ajwain to it then add three-fourth cup of water gradually, knead to make a smooth dough. And keep aside for 15 min.
  • To make filling. Heat oil in a pan,add cumin seeds once it splutter. Add onions,ginger,chillis and fry till onion is translucent.
  • Add coriander power,turmeric powder and salt and fry for a min. Add grated broccoli and stir nicely and cover until it is cooked. Once it cooked take the pan off the stove,add cilantro and mix it nicely and keep aside.
  • Making the parathaBreak the dough in 6 equal portions. Roll each portion in a ball and flatten it by pressing.
  • Place 1 table spoon of broccoli stuffing on it and enclose it. Seal the edges completely so that broccoli stuffing does not come out.
  • Flatten again, sprinkle a little flour and roll them with a rolling pin to approximately six-inch diameter.
  • Heat a frying pan, place paratha on it and cook on moderate heat for three minutes.
  • Turn it and pour half a tablespoon of oil or butter, spread it on parantha and shallow fry over low heat.
  • Turn it and again pour half a tablespoon of oil or butter on other side. Cook on low heat till golden brown.
  • Serve hot with fresh plain yogurt sprinkled with chat masala.


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