Monday, June 17, 2013

Paneer Paratha fingers

Excellent for packing in kids lunch boxes or in the evening when they come back from school. Or even breakfast.

Ingredients : serves 4
Paneer                  100 gms grated
Onion                   4 tbsp very finely chopped
Bell peppers          4 tbsp very finely chopped ( use all three colors)
Ground pepper      1/2 tsp
Green chilly          1 tsp finely chopped
Carom seeds          1/4 tsp
Salt                       to taste 
Chopped cilantro   1 tbsp
Cheddar cheese     3 tbsp grated
Roti dough             for making parathas

Method : 
  1. Mix lightly with a fork all the ingredients mentioned under stuffing.
  2. Take a big portion of the dough (approx 80 gms ) .
  3. Shape it into a ball. Roll in flour and roll out a thin disk of  9" diameter.
  4. Place 3 1/2 tbsp of stuffing on half of the rolled out disk.
  5. Lift the other half of the disk and fold it over the stuffing.
  6. Press the edges to seal . You will get a semi circular disk.
  7. Now gently lift it and put on a hot and greased girdle.
  8. Cook on one side till dotted with golden spots.
  9. Turn it and apply a little oil on the cooked side. Repeat on the other side.
  10. Now cook your disk till it is nice and golden..
  11. Place it on your  cooking counter,  Using  a pizza cutter cut it into 6 pieces.
  12. Repeat the process  to make more parathas.
  13. Serve hot with tomato ketchup.