‘Sabzi Paratha’ is absolutely delicious one of the most popular paratha in our house. These parathas are made with seasonal vegetables of winter. ‘Sabzi Paratha’ is typically served for breakfast in our home but they can be enjoyed any time, for breakfast, for lunch as well as dinner. With these awesome ‘Sabzi Parathas’ no other side dish is required except fresh yogurt and pickle. ‘Sabzi Parathas’ are crispy yet soft with full of nutrition values.
These ‘parathas’ are made out of whole wheat flour dough and mashed vegetables that makes it a wholesome dish. It is a easy way to feed your fussy family members who do not want to eat vegetables. It differs from home to home, so try making them and experiments by adding different ingredients in the ‘parathas’.
- In a pan dry roast cumin seeds and dry whole red chillie and grind it in a smooth powder.
- In a mixing bowl add all purpose flour, wheat flour, salt, ajwain and the 2 Tbsp oil and with your finger tips rub in the oil into the flour mix.
- Now add mashed and boiled vegetables, chopped coriander, chopped green chilli and the dry roasted powder into the dough. Knead the dough till it does not stick to your fingers at all. Keep on kneading till the dough becomes smooth and soft. The dough should neither be hard nor too soft.
- If required add vegetable stock to the dough.
- Cover with a damp cloth or damp kitchen towel and let it rest for 15-20 minutes.
- Divide the dough into 10-12 equal balls.
- Place the ball on the rolling board and roll into 6” circle or as you prefer, dusting when required.
- Now pick the paratha, pat between your hands for few seconds to shake off the excess flour and place the paratha on the hot tava (griddle), and let it cook.
- In about 30 seconds you will start seeing the bubbles appearing, with the help of the spatula turn the paratha to the other side and cook other side for 30 seconds, then flip it back and cook for few seconds.
- Drizzle ½ tsp of oil over the paratha and with the spatula spread evenly, and then turn it over to other side, drizzle and spread ½ tsp oil, and cook.
- With the spatula press the paratha in a circular motion, to make it crispy and flip around few times, for 3 to 4 minutes or until both side become light brown and you have the desired crispiness. Take the paratha off the griddle and serve immediately hot with pickle and yogurt.