November 15, 2016

Carrot Paratha | Kids Lunch Box Series



     Carrot paratha is a easy kids lunch box recipe. As it has only few readily available ingredients. Carrot adds a sweetish tinge to the chapathi which the kids will love. It is healthy is a bonus.


Recipe Cuisine : South Indian | Recipe Category: Chutney
Preparation Time: 5 mins  | Cooking Time: 15 mins | Yields: 5 nos.

Ingredients:
For Dough:

Wheat Flour
1 cup
Salt
As required
Oil
2 tsp
Water
As required
Oil
For making paratha
For Stuffing:

Grated Carrot
1 cup
Finely Chopped Onion
¼ cup
Red Chilli Powder
½ tsp
Salt
Required
To Temper the Stuffing:

Oil
1 tsp
Cumin Seeds
1 tsp
To Garnish:

Finely Chopped Coriander Leaves
(optional)
1 tbsp

Procedure:
Making dough:
1. In a bowl, add wheat flour, salt and oil. Mix them well.
2. Then add water little by little and knead it into a soft dough. Keep it aside for 10 mins.
Making Stuffing:
3. Heat the oil in a pan, add cumin seeds and wait for splutter.
4. Then add the chopped onion and sauté till they become translucent.
5. Now add the grated carrot, red chilli powder and salt. Sauté till the raw smell of the carrot goes off and it becomes tender.
6. Add finely chopped coriander leaves (if used). Mix them well. Allow it  to cool down completely.
Making Parathas:
7. Now divide the dough (from 2) into a lemon size balls.
8. Now dust the dough ball and roll it into a small circle. Keep 2 tbsp or required amount of stuffing in its center. Then bring the edges to the center.
9. Again dust the stuffed balls and roll it carefully.
 10. Heat the tawa and transfer the paratha, sprinkle the oil and cook both sides till the black spots starts.

       Really easy and tasty paratha ready to serve. Serve it with raitha.




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