Wednesday, July 28, 2004

Mixed Vegetable Parathas - Main Course

Wholesome stuffed parathas.
Cooking Time : 20 min.
Preparation Time : 20 min.
Makes 10 to 12 parathas.

For the stuffing

2 teacups finely chopped mixed vegetables (french beans, carrots, cauliflower, green peas)
3 to 4 finely chopped spring onions
1 small boiled potato
2 tablespoons chopped coriander
2 chopped green chillies
a pinch Ajinomoto powder
1 teaspoon chilli powder
1 tablespoon oil
salt to taste

For the dough

1 teacup plain flour (maida)
1 teacup whole wheat flour
2 teaspoons oil
1/2 teaspoon salt

For cooking


Method :
For the stuffing
1. Heat the oil and fry the mixed vegetables, and spring onions on a very high flame for 1 minute.
2. Add the Ajinomoto powder and cook for a further 3 to 4 minutes.
3. Add the potato, coriander, green chillies, chilli powder and salt and mix well.
For the dough
1. Mix all the ingredients and add water to make a soft dough.
2. Divide the dough into 10 to 12 portions. Roll out thinly.
How to proceed
1. Put 1 tablespoon of the stuffing in the centre of each dough round. Make an envelope by folding all the sides over the vegetables. Cook on a tawa (griddle) with ghee until crisp on both sides.
2. Repeat for the remaining dough rounds and stuffing
3. Serve hot.

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