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tasty paneer paratha served on bron plate with fried chilies, butter and thick curd for breakfast!
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Paneer Paratha Recipe

Paneer paratha recipe- Dhabba style rustic and delicious Punjabi paratha with Indian cottage cheese stuffing.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 7 parathas
Calories: 183kcal


For the dough

  • 1.5 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • salt to taste
  • water

For paneer stuffing

  • 200 grams paneer crumbled
  • 2 green chilies finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mango powder amchur
  • Salt


To prepare outer dough

  • Mix whole wheat flour, salt and oil in a bowl. Add as much water as needed and make soft, pliable dough. Let the dough rest for 30 minutes

To prepare paneer stuffing

  • Mix crumbled paneer, chopped green chilies, minced ginger and spice powders in a mixing bowl. Mix very well until every thing is combined. Divide the filling into 7 equal parts.

Making paneer paratha

  • Divide the dough into 7 equals balls.
  • Take a dough ball and roll into small circle. Use as much wheat flour as needed for dusting.
  • Place a portion of prepared paneer stuffing. Pleat and seal the edges.
  • Now roll into a thick parahta.
  • Heat a thick tava on medium high flame. Heat for 3-4 minutes. The tava should be hot while frying the parathas else the parathas will be hard in the edges.
  • Place a rolled paratha on the hot tava. Make sure to dust off the excess flour.
  • Add some butter on top and edges. Spread the butter and cook until light brown spots appear on both sides. Also the edges should turn and crisp up. Stack the cooked parathas so that it runs soft for a long time.


Calories: 183kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 52mg | Potassium: 93mg | Fiber: 3g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 1.6mg | Calcium: 146mg | Iron: 0.9mg