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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Beets Potato Paneer Paratha / Aloo Beets Paneer Stuffed Paratha - Easy Kids Lunch Box Recipe.


Actually i started to make cutlets with beets and potatoes for Valentine special savory snack and i  made cute pink colored heart shaped cutlets and also the cutlets come out so good and i even clicked around 40-50 pictures. But due to low lighting the pictures were too bad and turned out so dark n grainy ones. I wan't upset because its an expected one since it was around 4.00 pm when i set everything to click pics. So with that doubt I kept some stuffing in the fridge to make the cutlets again in the morning but next day i changed my mind and instead of cutlets made this yummy and filling Parathas along with some crumbled paneer. There's not much cooking involved in the stuffing-beets potato paneer preparation except boiling potatoes which also requires only 15 or less time, so u can make the filling within 20 minutes.


These pink parathas are loved by my kids and its perfect for lunch box also, so plz give it a try sure ur kids will love it and ask for one more Paratha :-)

Ingredients(Makes about 10 (8") Paratha)
For Outer Dough
  1. Whole wheat flour    2 cups
  2. Milled Flax seeds   2 tbsp(optional)
  3. Salt   to taste
  4. Water    as needed
  5. Oil    2-3 tsp
        Take a mixing bowl,add flour and salt mix well.Using water make it to to smooth dough,then add oil and knead for a minute and cover it and keep aside for at least 15-20 minutes.

For Filling / Aloo Beets Paneer Stuffing
  1. Potato    2 medium sized (boiled and mashed)
  2. Beets/Beet Root    1/2 cup (shredded)
  3. Paneer        1/2 cup or less or more (crumbled or shredded)
  4. Red Onion     3 tbsp(finely chopped)
  5. Cilantro    1 tbsp(finely chopped)
  6. Ginger    1 tsp(finely chopped)
  7. Red Chilli Powder      1 tsp
  8. Cumin Powder      1/2 tsp
  9. Garam Masala Powder    1/2 tsp or less
  10. Salt        to taste
Method
  • First Wash and  boil potatoes till tender and soft, then peel the skin and mash it well and keep aside.
  • Shred beets and paneer and keep aside.
  • In a bowl combine, mashed potatoes,shredded beets and paneer, finely chopped onions, cilantro, ginger, then red chili, cumin, garam masala powder and salt.
  • Mix everything well if u feel more moisture, add 1-2 tbsp bread crumbs.
  • That's it...Beets Potato Paneer stuffing is ready, divide them in to 10 lemon sized balls and start making stuffed parathas.
Aloo Beets Paneer Paratha
How to make Stuffed Parathas / Aloo Beets Paneer Stuffed Paratha:
  • Knead the resting dough for few seconds and divide them in to 10 equal sized balls.
  • On a well floured surface, take one ball and roll to 3" disc and keep one aloo beets paneer stuffing ball and seal them by bringing all the edges together and roll them gently to a round ball.
  • Then on a floured surface/rolling pan, start rolling gently to 8-9" parathas.
  • Do repeat the same procedure for remaining dough and potato balls.
  • Heat tawa/griddle,fry the parathas on both sides till turn light golden brown...drizzle some oil on all around the parathas.

Notes:
If u want to make it vegan, omit paneer or replace it with crumbled firm Tofu.
Adjust spices to ur taste.
I added bread crumbs to reduce the excess the moisture, the stuffing turned out so flavorful and tasty...give it a try :)


31 comments:

  1. even i do sum times like u.d strng vl be 1 n ends vth other..hahaha..nice luking parathas,very healthy n attractive colour...

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  2. Nice filling parathas... Perfect for dinner or lunchbox.

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  3. Delicious combination!! The beets have given a wonderful color to the paratha
    Healthy too.. Love it, Sangee :)

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  4. Filling and fulfilling paratha. Its too yummy dear.

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  5. Very healthy and filling parathas...

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  6. yummy healthy parathas. love the color of it.

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  7. Lovely parathas... pretty pink! And I too add in flax meal to my chapathi, makes them so much more healthier :)

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  8. Healthy, delicious and attractive parathas dear...I like your idea of adding bread crumbs for absorbing the excess moisture..I add roasted chutney dal powder, that also does the trick

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  9. Healthy and complete meal option.

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  10. Loved these colourful and healthy parathas.will try surely!

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  11. Healthy and filling paratas...perfect for lunch box...love the combo dear.......

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  12. Lovely combo ! i generally do not take beetroot :) this can be the altered way !

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  13. Healthy n gud way of using beets in parathas Sangee, delicious too...

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  14. Very interesting and colorful parathas. Pretty clicks

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  15. delicious healthy n colorful parathas...perfect for lunch box....

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  16. as usual great clicks sangee :) nice combo and healthy too..

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  17. I can imagine the taste, parathas tasting like cutlets, yumm..

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  18. interesting recipe...looks delicious..
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  19. healthy colorful parathas,another red parathas for kids?? Yummy with raitha,nicely presented too !!

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  20. Ooh that looks yummy, gotta try this. Thnx fr sharing dear.

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  21. Nice filling.
    Are u still open to hosting Only Continental Recipes which you had agreed to host for March'13. Please let me know your reply at cookingoodfood@gmail.com

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  22. I am in love with your colorful and healthy parathas.

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  23. Wow akka super delectable clicks and super sumptuous paratha, loved the trio..beets potato and paneer...yummm :) Lovely clicks too nice blue background..

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  24. love the colour from beets, the paneer and potato combination is unique and am sure tasty too!

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  25. Healthy colorful parathas....looks great...

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  26. Hi. I had left a comnent here regarding you hosting only series event. I never got any reply from you abt it. Even if you r tied up with something and can't host it, pls let me know since I've to go ahead and make suitable arrangements.

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    1. Sorry for the delayed response, mailed u!

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  27. Cutlets changed their avatar into stuffing, thats simply mindblowing Sangee, actually even i finish sometimes my leftover cutlets this way too,but its happens rarely.Very interesting and healthy parathas.

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