Paneer Paratha (Cottage cheese stuffed paratha)

Hello my foodie friends ! How are you all doing? Today’s recipe is ‘Paneer Paratha’. This is one of the most popular stuffed paratha from Punjabi cuisine. You can serve this dish with koshimbir / plain curd / boondi raita/  pickle.

Paneer Paratha

Paneer Paratha

Paneer is a rich source of milk protein and that makes it one of the most healthy food item. It is the most common type of cheese used in Indian sub continent. It is so popular in India, that most of the famous international food joints serve dishes in which paneer is the main ingredient.

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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) , Gobhi Da Paratha .

For more paneer recipes, you can check Jhatpat Shahi Paneer (Quick royal cottage cheese) ,  Paneer Baida Roti (cottage cheese & egg parcel) , Paneer Masala (Cottage cheese in tomato gravy with peas and capsicum) .

Serve: 5

Duration: 5 mins (prep time) + 20 mins (cook time) = 25 mins (total mins)

Ingredients for Paneer Paratha

For Dough 
Wheat flour1/2 kg
Wateras required for dough
Salt optional
For filling/stuffing
Fresh Paneer / Cottage Cheese
(grated)
200 grams
Mint leaves (chopped)7-8
Coriander leaves (chopped)2 tbsp (heaped)
Onion (chopped)1 (medium) (optional)
Green chillies2-3
Saltas per taste
Red chilli powder1 tsp
Chaat masala1 tsp
Jeera/cumin powder1/2 tsp
Garam masala / All spice powder1/4 tsp
Ginger (grated)1 tsp (levelled)
Oil for frying

Procedure for Paneer Paratha

For Dough:
  • Knead the wheat flour/atta with water and salt to prepare fresh and smooth dough. Cover it with a cloth, keep it aside.
For filling / stuffing:
  • Grate paneer with the help of a grater.
  • Add all the ingredients of filling in the paneer.

  • Mix everything gently and slowly, stuffing for paratha is ready, keep it aside.
For paratha:
  • For paratha, divide dough in equal size balls.
  • Now take one ball at time and start preparing small dough circle.

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  • Place a tbsp of paneer filling in the centre, close it from all sides.

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  • Dust it with wheat flour and start rolling again.
  • Heat a skillet/tava and place the paratha on it. Keep it on high flame.

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  • When paratha is cooked partially from one side flip it on other side.

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  • At this stage spread oil/ghee/butter on partially cooked side. Flip again and cook it fully this time.

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  • Spread oil/ghee/butter on the other side too and let the paratha cook till dark brown small spots starts appearing on it.

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  • Prepare all the remaining parathas like this.
  • Serve it hot with koshimbir / plain curd / boondi raita/  pickle.

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Note:

  • You can add black salt also in the stuffing, in the ingredients it is not there because it is already there in chaat masala.

12 Comments

  1. These paneer stuffed parathas look really tempting…Great post Girl…xoxo, Neha

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  2. This sounds so easy and yummy 🙂 Thanks for sharing hun ! I love your recipes !
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  3. This looks so yum! I have never tried Paneer paratha, which is quite unusual for a paneer lover like me! 😀 Will request mommy to make this for me. 😛

  4. I love pander paratha..this looks so yummy and tempting.
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    • RasoiRecipe

      August 2, 2016 at 10:42 AM

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  5. This recipe looks so tempting but I can’t make it 🙁 Even I can’t make a roti leave aside Paratha!! Great post, Alisha 🙂

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    • RasoiRecipe

      August 2, 2016 at 10:37 AM

      Hahaha no worries Anamika <3 ,
      For you I'l post recipes which can be enjoyed as tea time snack.

  6. The more and more I read your posts the more hungry I get 😀

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