Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Cheese Paratha Recipe | Cheese Stuffed Paratha Recipe

Today's recipe is a kids friendly recipe - cheese paratha/cheese stuffed paratha. This is one of my kids' favorite paratha that I often make for their breakfast. These parathas tastes great when they are served hot or warm and is not suitable for lunch box as the cheese gets hard when cooled. If you want to pack for lunch box, add less cheese and more vegetables(onion, capsicum, carrot) so that the moisture from the vegetables gives softness and taste to the paratha even after cooling.

Cheese Paratha is nothing but a regular wheat stuffed paratha with cheese(i used Mozzarella ) and spices filling. I did not use much vegetables here as per my kids' preference, and also chopped the onion and capsicum finely..just only for flavor.

I made this last winter on a cold afternoon, so within few minutes the hot cheesy parathas turned cold and couldn't able to click the gooey cheesy texture. May be i should try this now as weather is too hot these days. If possible, will make it sometime soon and update the pictures. Now off to the recipe..
Cheese Stuffed Paratha Recipe
PrepTime : 10 minutes | Cook Time :  20 Minutes
Recipe Category : Main Course | Recipe Cuisine : Indian
Makes about 7 stuffed Parathas 

For Dough
  1. Whole wheat flour    1 and 1/2 cups
  2. Salt   to taste
  3. Water    as needed
        Take a mixing bowl,add flour and salt mix well.Using water make it to a soft and smooth dough cover it and keep aside for at least 15-20 minutes.

For Cheese Stuffing
  1. Grated Cheese   1 and 1/2 cup(mozzarella or pizza cheese mix)
  2. Fresh cilantro, finely chopped   1/4 cup
  3. Onion, finelychopped   2 tbsp
  4. Capsicum, finely chopped   2 tbsp
  5. Chilli flakes  1/2 tsp
  6. Garam Masala   1/4 tsp(optional)
  7. Butter or oil  as needed to toast paratha
In a bowl, add grated cheese, cilantro, onion, capsicum, chilli flakes, jeera, garam masala and mix everything well.
That's it, cheese filling is ready to use.
How to Make Cheese Stuffed Paratha : 
Knead the resting dough for few seconds and divide them in to 7 equal sized balls.
On a well floured surface, take one ball and roll to 2-3" disc and keep 1-2 tbsp cheese filling 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" parathas.
Do repeat the same procedure for remaining dough and cheese filling.
Heat tawa/griddle,fry the parathas on both sides till turn light golden brown...spread some butter on all around the parathas while toasting.
After that remove from the tawa, Cheese Paratha is now ready and serve hot with plain yogurt or sour cream.


  1. Who can say no to a cheese paratha?:) These parathas look so warm and comforting!!

  2. Cheese paratha looks yummy Sangee! My kids love anything cheese.. This will be perfect for them


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