Monday, July 25, 2011

Easy palak paratha recipe

Spinach-Paratha
I had some left over palak after I made palak poori for my kid and it was too little to make palak paneer or anything else. I wanted to try aloo palak gravy for long time, but palak was too less. So ended up in making palak paratha. Had it with tomato garlic chutney,the best combo I would say!
Spinach-Paratha


Easy palak paratha recipe

Recipe Cuisine: Indian  |  Recipe Category: Breakfast/ Lunch
Prep Time20 mins     |  Cook time: 20 mins     Makes: 6

Ingredients

Wheat flour/Atta - 1 cup

Spinach/Palak,chopped - 1 cup

Jeera - 1 tsp

Sambar/red chilli powder - 1 tsp

Turmeric powder - 1/8 tsp

Oil - 2 – 3 tblsp

Salt - As needed

Water - as needed


Palak-Parantha

Method:

  1. Wash the spinach and tear the thick stem in the leaf and chop them roughly. Heat a pan with oil and splutter jeera in it. Add the chopped palak and fry in low flame.
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  3. Cook for 2 minutes,without changing the colour and add it to the flour along with the other ingredients except water.
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  5. First mix the flour well with spinach and then add water to make a non sticky dough,just like roti/chapthi dough.
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  7. Make six equal sized ball and roll out little thicker parathas,dust it while rolling when ever necessary.
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  9. Heat pan and drizzle some oil and cook the parathas both sides in medium flame,until the golden brown spots appears.
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I had with the tomato garlic chutney, you can have it with boondi raita,or simply curd or pickle too.

Palak-Paratha


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56 Stars(comments):

  1. Love these kind of parathas..simple n easy..:)

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  2. Lovely Recipe Raji...looks mouthwatering:)

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  3. Healthy and tasty parathas...havent tried paratha with any other greens except methi...have to try with palak n see....Looks very tempting

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  4. I always prefect this method .. easy n healthy paratha..

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  5. Paratha looks delicious :)

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  6. I'm a big fan of parathas like these....looks very appetizing

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  7. Lovely clicks :)I love parathas a lot :)

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  8. paratha looks very soft n healthy...nice presentation!

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  9. Beautiful parathas! Looks all the more delicious with your lovely clicks and pictorial!!

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  11. wowww.. superb snaps Raks.. color is too tempting and i love palak.. :)

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  12. The palak paratha along with the chutney looks like a deadly combo indeed. Great clicks as usual Raji :)

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  13. It looks & sounds easy. I grind the palak mixture & add to make it green. Will try this version soon :)

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  14. Healthy, yummy parathas!!! Dambhar pow is a nice addition..And awesome pics :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  15. By seeing the snaps, I am speechless Raks. You rock dear. I loved the pink flowers. Very colourful and bright pics. Yummy and lovely parathas.

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  16. Bright clicks and an good way to make the kids eat greens.

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  17. Healthy and yummy looking parathas...

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  18. Woww.. looks so tempting and perfect.. thanks for the lovely recipe :)

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  19. They look so perfect and healthy too ! I simply love them !

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  20. Looks wonderful, I add some ginger too.

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  21. Nice and healthy paratha...Luks soft and delicious...

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  22. Mouthwatering parathas..looks superb dear

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  23. i always wanted to try ur palak puris and these parathas looks nice and best way to make kids to eat spincah

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  24. healthy parathas looks super!!

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  25. Yumm... I usually get lazy and just grind everything up and add to the dough... the tiny specks of green are definitely pretty.

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  26. Very delicious and healthy paratha.. looks gr8 !!
    Indian Cuisine

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  27. Yummy paratha .. Sautéing Palak is new to me. Must try

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  28. பார்க்கும் பொழுதே அப்படியே சாப்பிட ஆசையாக இருக்கு....ரொம்ப நல்லா இருக்கு ராஜி...

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  29. Delicious yummy parathas..

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  30. My fav ~ love the bright, pretty pics!
    US Masala

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  31. Parathas look packed with protein and iron! Looks delicious with that chutney.

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  32. yummy and healthy....

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  33. Woow delicious and healthy parathas

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  34. Hai Rak,

    Super healthy recipe, and step by step photography is excellent.

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  35. super super healthy recipe...would love to try this...:)

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  36. beautiful clicks dear...paratha looks mouthwatering...

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  37. Healthy and yummy....great looking parathas.

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  38. A very nice paratha! As usual, photograph is very beautiful!

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  39. This is how pretty much I do it too, for me it is out of laziness, plus, I like the texture of palak in the roti than adding it as a puree, love your pics :)

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  40. I also prepare the same way with methi leaves..Looks as usual sooper n delicious

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  41. Looks absolutely yummy.. Love parathas always and this looks way too tempting. Love all the pictures.

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  42. Very healthy parathas... Thanks for sharing.

    -Lavanya
    My recent post: Kaima Idli

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  43. Spinach paratha is awesome.But once i prepared spinach dosa it was having bitter taste.Do u've any idea wether spinach will taste bitter.


    Can i have ur email id.

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  44. Looks very appetizing and yum!

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  45. delicious paranthas...ooi how come posting ya ;)!!!

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  46. Super palak paratha!!

    http://vegetarianmedley.blogspot.com/

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  47. Thats amazing... using leftovers to prepare new variety. thanks for posting such a wonderful item . I am a big lover of parathas. Whenever i go to JUS PARATHAS restaurant i order Aloo-Gobi Paratha.And it taste best with onion raitha. Its my ever time fav one. If u could please share the recipe of it. Thanks in advance.

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  48. Now had palak paratha for dinner :) Liked it!!! The only tiring part is the tearing of the stems!!

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  49. First time to your blog and love it! Your pictures are mouthwatering! This paratha looks perfect...I have some spinach in the fridge and thinking of making this tomorrow. Thx for sharing. Now following you! Please visit my blog Chocolate and Chillies

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  50. I tried it for the first time. & to my surprise it came out really well!!! Thanks to you coz ur pictures made it work..

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  51. Hi..Presentation method is fabulous:)..And i have become regular visitor for ur website..thanks for all the recipes..:)

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  52. Thank You for this wonderful recipe :)

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  53. I have just prepared this paratha and it came out very yumy...
    Thanks :)

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