This is my first recipe. 🙂 Today’s recipe is ‘Gobhi Paratha’. Cooking according to me is combination of both art and science.Cooking is also a great stress buster. I love serving new dishes to my family. This blog is my food diary, where I will keeping adding every recipe that I will try. Come and join me in my journey of everything related to food !
Last night we made gobhi parathas for dinner. We served our parathas with green chutney (coriander chutney), ketchup and curd. Gobhi parathas are comparatively a healthy replacement of aloo parathas, for those who suffer from diabetes. Let’s get started with the recipe…
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For more paratha recipes, you can check Paneer Baida Roti (cottage cheese & egg parcel) , Jhatpat ratlami sev paratha (sev stuffed paratha) , Lachha Paratha (Warqi Paratha, Layered Paratha) , Paneer Paratha (Cottage cheese stuffed paratha) .
Duration: 45 mins (includes preparation and cooking time)
Ingredients for Gobhi Paratha
Atta (Wheat Flour) 1/2 kg
Salt as per taste
Cauliflower (Gobhi) Grated 500 gms
Salt as per taste
Lemon juice 1 Tsp
Red chilli powder 1/2 Tsp
Green Chillies (Grated) 8 nos.
Onion (Finely chopped) 2 medium size
Garlic (Finely chopped) 10-12 cloves
Garam Masala 1/2 tsp
Ajwain (Carrom Seeds) 1/4 Tsp
Hing (asafoetida) pinch
Coriander leaves 1 Tbsp
Pudina Leaves (Mint Leaves) 1 Tsp
Ginger (grated) 1/2″ inch
For roasting of paratha
Ghee/ Oil as required for frying
Procedure for Gobhi Paratha
Knead the wheat flour/atta with water and salt to prepare fresh and smooth dough.
- Finely grate cauliflower in food processor.
- Finely grate ginger and green chillies.
- Mix all the ingredients for stuffing with grated cauliflower, ginger and green chillies. Keep it aside.
- After preparing stuffing don’t wait too long, otherwise filling will start releasing water/juices. Watery filling leads to soggy parathas.
- Make two round balls of dough. With the help of rolling pin try and flatten them in equal size. Both the rolled dough circles should be of approximately 5″ size.
- Now on one circle uniformly spread the cauliflower stuffing.
- Place second dough circle on first dough circle and stuffing carefully.
- Gently press the sides and seal the edges with fingertips.
- Now dust some dough and make a paratha of aprroximately 8″ diametre.
- Heat a skillet and place the paratha on it. Keep it on high flame.
- When paratha is cooked partially from one side flip it on other side.
- At this stage spread oil/ghee/butter on partially cooked side. Flip again and cook it fully this time.
- Spread oil/ghee/butter on the other side too and let the paratha cook till dark brown small spots starts appearing on it.
- Prepare all the remaining parathas like this.
- Gobhi paratha is ready to serve. Serve it hot with curd/chutney/ketchup/koshimbir.
- Happy Feasting ! 😀
Food Fact: Fresh Cauliflower is rich source of Vitamin C, it also contains good amount of many vitamin B-complex. It is very low in calories. 100 gms of cauliflower contains only 25 calories.
“There is no sincere love than the love of food”.
– George Bernard Shaw