palak paratha recipe
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Palak Paratha Recipe | Spinach Paratha

Palak paratha recipe is an excellent breakfast or lunch made with fresh blanched spinach leaves, whole wheat flour and Indian spices. Palak paratha can be served with raita or chutney.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Breakfast, dinner
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 6 parathas
Calories: 107kcal

Ingredients

  • 200 grams palak leaves OR spinach leaves
  • 2 green chilies
  • 1 inch ginger peeled
  • 1.5 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chaat masala powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Ghee for serving
  • water for dough

Instructions

  • Wash and drain the spinach leaves well.
  • Blanch the spinach leaves in boiling water for 2 minutes. Add some sugar to retain the color. Rinse under cold water thoroughly. Puree the spinach leaves along with green chilies and peeled ginger.
  • Take spinach puree in a bowl. To that add whole wheat flour, salt, cumin powder and chaat masala powder. mix well. You can 1 teaspoon oil to the dough if needed. Add water and knead to a smooth and soft dough. Add water to the mixer jar and use that water for kneading the dough.
  • Let the dough rest for 20 minutes. Divide the dough 6 equal portions.
  • Take one dough ball and dust with flour. Roll into a round paratha. It should be slightly thicker than roti.
  • Place on a hot tava and cook from both sides until brown spot appear and edges are cooked. You can use oil or ghee for frying
  • Stack the cooked parathas to keep them soft. Serve palak paratha with side dish of choice.

Nutrition

Serving: 6g | Calories: 107kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 4g | Sodium: 50mg | Potassium: 108mg | Fiber: 3g | Vitamin C: 1.8mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1.2mg