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Palak Paratha (Spinach paratha)

A simple paratha which is super healthy and perfect for kids and adults alike. Its just few ingredients and easiest out of all the parathas I have tried. You cans serve it with raita , pickle or even make tomato- onion chutney. You can find the recipe for it  Here
This recipe is apt for toddlers who fret and frown at the sight of leafy veggies and we moms find it difficult to convince them. Check out the recipe below 

  • Palak/Spinach- a small bunch
  • Wheat flour/ Atta-1 Cup
  • Garlic- 4 pods 
  • Green chillies- 2 to 3
  • Jeera/ cumin seeds- 1 tsp
  • Ajwain/carom seeds- 1/2 tsp 
  • Salt- 1 tsp or as per taste
  • Oil- 1 tsp
  • Water- 1 cup or more 
  • Ghee- optional 
  1. Clean the palak leaves well and wash them well
  2. Add some water to a sauce pan to blanch the palak. Close the lid and keep in medium flame for about 5 to 7 mins. 
  3. Drain the water out and keep the palak aside to cool
  4. Once cooled, add the palak, garlic, green chilies, ajwain, jeera seeds to a blender and make paste. 
  5. In a large mixing bowl, take the wheat flour/atta and salt to it. Mix well
  6. Add the palak paste to the flour and mix well. 
  7. Take water and gradually add into the flour mixing and kneading it to a soft dough similar to a chapatti dough
  8. Add 1 tsp oil to it and keep it covered with a muslin cloth or a lid for about 10 mins
  9. Roll out a lemon sized dough as you would roll out a chapati and cook it on a tawa as usual both sides. Sprinkle ghee if using both sides 
  10. Serve these with pickle, curd or any chutney of your choice. 
  • Though Ajwain and jeera gives a nice flavour to this paratha, it can be optional
  • You can add ghee while cooking or after its taken of from the tawa. Again this is optional. 
  • I usually serve these with onion-tomato chutney. You can find the recipe for it Here.
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