An easy to make and healthy, single layered paratha!
A paratha is a flatbread that originated in the north of the Indian Subcontinent. It is still quite prevalent in the north of India, where wheat is grown and is the traditional staple of the area. Paratha is an amalgamation of the words “parat” and “atta” which literally means layers of cooked dough Parathas are generally served with various curries and side dishes. Parathas could be of various types – plain, stuffed, single layered, multi layered,etc.
The recipe here uses spinach and mustard green leaves to create a simple single layered parathas. Have them with curd or some curry like bengal gram or just like that ~ in any case it will taste good!
Adapted from: http://www.geetascuisine.com/recipe/green-spinach-mustard-paratha/
Spinach & Mustard Green Parathas
- 3 cups Wheat ﬂour
- 3 cups Baby spinach
- 2 cups Mustard leaves (only leaves)
- 1/4 teaspoon Kalonji seeds
- 1/4 teaspoon Carom seeds
- 1 teaspoon Salt
- 1/3 cup Oil for making parathas
- Some ﬂour for dusting
- Clean the leaves with water and coarsely chop them in a food processor or using knife.
- Combine all the ingredients in a mixing bowl. Knead the dough to make a smooth soft dough. Once it’s done, cover it and keep it aside for 10 min. After 10 min, knead the dough again for another 1 minute.
- Divide the dough into 20 equal portion and give a round shape.
- Dust it with dry wheat flour, cover it with clean cloth. Take one dough ball on wooden surface, roll it using by rolling pin into round paratha shape.
- Heat iron skillet or tava at medium to high heat. Once it’s hot, bring the temperature at medium heat. Place the raw paratha on hot tava. Roast from both side till slightly golden color from both side. Serve warm.
Hope you enjoy it!