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Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Green Peas Paratha

Green Peas Paratha or matar ka paratha……….
.Green peas paratha is whole wheat flat bread stuffed with a spiced mashed peas filling. This is no onion and no garlic recipe.

Preparation Time-30 min.
Cooking Time-30 min.
Serving- 3-4 person
Green Peas Paratha

Ingradients-

For the dough-

2 cups wheat flour
2 tbspn oil
½ tspn ajvion
Salt to taste
Water as required for kneading

For stuffing-

1 cup fresh green peas/matar
½ tspn Jeera/cumin seed
2 tbspn finally chopped coriander leaves
2 green chilli chopped (as your taste)
A pinch of Hing/asafetida
¼ tspn garam masala (optional)
Salt to taste
Oil or ghee as required while roasting parathas

Method-

First take 2 cups wheat flour.2 tbspn oil and add salt in a bowl and mix properly.

After that add water and begin to knead. Add more water if required while kneading.

Knead to soft and smooth dough, keep aside for 30 min. 

Preparation for stuffing-

Heat oil in a pan and add ½ jeera and roast the jeera till they become fragrant.

Add asafetida and green chilli and roast.

Now add the 1 cup green peas, garam masala and salt to taste and 2-4 tbspn of water, cover and cocked for 5-7 min.

After 5-7 min. check the peas become soften then off the flame and let them cool at room temperature.

Mash the green peas coarsely with a potato masher, keep aside.

Add the chopped coriander leaves and mix very well.

Your stuffing feeling or mixture is ready.

For Paratha-

Take a small ball from the dough, first roll it well between your palms.
Then on a dusted flour, roll it out to a small circle with a rolling pin.

Now add the spiced peas mixture or filling in the center of the rolled out dough, bring the edges together and join them in the center.

Now by applying pressure with your fingers press the edges down and make a neat stuffed ball and make sure there are no tears or cracks.

In a lightly dusted rolling  board or surface, roll the stuffed dough ball with a rolling pin gently.

Dust with more flour if required; roll it into a size of a normal roti or chapatti.
Heat a tawa and let it become hot, place the paratha on the hot tawa on a medium flame, begin to roast the paratha.

When one side is partially cooked then flip and spread some oil or ghee on top, flip again apply oil or ghee on this side too.

If the paratha has been stuffed and rolled well, it will start puffing up while roasting.  

Flip once more has been and roast till the peas paratha is evenly cooked and has golden blisters on top.

Now peas paratha is ready to serve.

Serve hot in breakfast with some pickle, green chutney  or tomato chutney. You can serve with curd also.