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May 6, 2011

Mutter Paneer Paratha

   I use to make paneer recipes monthly once or twice.This time i didn't go for curries n gravy rather tried paneer stuffed paratha along with peas.The parathas were so flavorful,soft and yummy..yum..yum..paneer.Kutties liked it a lot n it was a filling dinner with raitha n some fruits.

Ingredients for Dough
  1. Whole wheat flour    2  cups 
  2. Salt        to taste 
  3. Water         as needed 
  4. 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.

Ingredients for Mutter Paneer Filling
  1. Paneer 8 oz(grated) 
  2. Frozen peas 3/4 cup 
  3. Onion 1 medium (finely Chopped) 
  4. green chillies 4 no.s 
  5. Ginger 1" large piece 
  6. Coriander leaves 1 handful 
  7. Cumin seeds 1 tsp 
  8. Garam masala 1 tsp 
  9. Amchor powder 1/4 tsp 
  10. Turmeric powder a pinch 
  11. Lime/lemon 1/2 
  12. Salt to taste 
  13. Oil 2 tsp

  • Cook peas in microwave for 3 minutes,drain and keep aside. 
  • In a blender ,put green chillies,ginger,coriander leaves and cooked peas..grind them to a little coarse paste without water and keep aside. 
  • Heat a oil in a pan,add cumin seeds when it splutter add finely chopped onions and saute nicely till turn golden brown. 
  • Then add the grounded peas-chilli mixture and saute till raw smell leaves. 
  • After that add all dry powders and enough salt mix well and fry for a minute. 
  • And add grated paneer and stir fry for another 1 minute so that masala get nicely coated with the paneer. 
  • Lastly add some chopped coriander leaves and mix well and turn off the stove. 
  • After few minutes squeeze the lime juice to the mutter paneer masala n stir well and allow to cool completely.(keep covered till u use for filling).
  • Once it cool down completely,start preparing parathas.
  • Knead the resting dough for a few seconds and take a big lemon size ball,and roll it to 3" (dia ) and keep 2-3 spoon of mutter paneer filling and seal the edges together and again gently roll it like regular chapathi (with less pressure).Do the same for the remaining dough n filling. 
  • Heat a tawa,fry the parathas on both sides till turn light golden brown...drizzle some oil on n around the parathas. 
  • After that remove from the tawa,mutter paneer paratha is now ready and serve hot with pickle n raitha.


  1. Luks very colorful... i never tried peas stuffed additional dish to my list :)

  2. What a tasty combo sangeetha...I can have these parathas as they need for any accompaniments...pass me that pleaseeeee.

  3. wonderful parata...wondering wat to do with leftover i hav an option...

  4. Yummy parathas look so filling...

  5. Just made paneer paratha today .. parathas look yummy and delicious.


  6. Love stuffed paratha, mattar paneer parathas looks wonderful,filling and delicious..

  7. I have tried paneer paratha......and i have also tried peas paratha...but not togather...looks delicious!!

  8. Lovely hearty parathas...very fulfilling indeed.

  9. Thank you buddies :) come back soon to checkout more...

  10. Lovely parathas! They taste best with pickle!

  11. Nice parathas.. perfect breakfast.. I like them with pickle too..


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