Tuesday, September 7, 2021

CHUKANDAR KE PARATHE / BEETROOT PARATHAS / INDIAN FLATBREADS STUFFED WITH BEETROOT AND SPICES

 Make and enjoy these simple and healthy beetroot parathas. Beetrrot is loaded with nutrition and this is a nice way to consume it apart from the salads. You can simply relish them with some pickle of your choice and yogurt. 

Ingredients:
Wheat flour ....... 2 cups or as needed
Ajwain / carom seeds ..... 1/2 tsp
Salt .................. to taste
Oil or ghee ....... 1 tbsp (for the dough)
More oil or ghee as needed for making the parathas 

For the stuffing:
Grated beetroot ........... 1 cup
Coriander or fenugreek leaves .... handful
Gram flour / besan ... 1 tbsp (use dry roasted one)
Turmeric powder ..... 1/4 tsp
Red chilli powder .... 1/2 tsp (or more as you like it)
Cumin powder ...... 1 tsp
Coriander powder .... 1 tsp
Amchoor powder / dry mango powder ... 1/2 tsp (optional)
Salt .................. to taste

Method:
1. Mix all the ingredients for stuffing and set aside.
2. Knead the dough adding ajwain, salt, ghee or oil and water as needed. Rest it for 5-10 minutes.
3. Roll out a small portion and spoon the stuffing.
4. Gather the edges sealing them and make a small pouch.
5. Flatten it and roll out gently.
6. Roast the paratha on a heated griddle spooning a little ghee or oil.
7. Repeat the same with all the parathas.
Serve them with a pickle of your choice and yogurt.

This recipe is made for the event - A-Z Recipe Challenge. 
Season 1 - We hace completed the first season making the recipes alphabetically with ingredients with English names. ( eg. A - Apple, Artichoke, Asparagus ..)
Season 2 - We decided to make the recipes alphabetically with Hindi names. ( A - Anar, Adrak Aloo ... )
This month the Alphabet is C and I chose Chukandar ( Beetroot )



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Recipe List of A-Z Challenge (Season 2)


A - Adraki Aloo  (baby Potatoes with ginger and spice powders)
B - Begun Bhaja  ( Bengali style fried Brinjals)
C - Chukandar Ke Parathe  (Stuffed Beetroot Parathas)
D - Dahi Chawal  (Farali) (Barnyard Millet Curd Rice)
E - Elaichi Cup Cakes - (Cardamom Flavoured Cup Cakes )
F - False ke Biscuit ( Lemon Currant Cookies )
G - Gud Wale Pohe ( Sweet Flattened Rice flakes with Jaggery)
H - Hare Dhaniye ki Sabzi ( Fresh Coriander Stir fry)
I - Imli Gosht ( Tangy Mutton Curry )

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24 comments:

  1. I love beets but never tried them in paratha before. This is the next paratha recipe I am definitely going to try!

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    1. Thanks. We also love beets. Hopw you enjoy the parathas

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  2. These parathas will be loved by my daughter in her lunchbox. I seriously cannot wait to go back to the lunchbox comfort with these.

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    1. You are right. Stuffed parathas make a perfect lunch box food.

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  3. Love beetroot parathas . I must try your recipe of stuffing grated beet and rolling out . I normally knead the dough with beetroot puree and make parathas .

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    1. Thanks Priya. It is easy and you must try it.

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  4. These beetroot Parathas are so nutritious and filling. Fab idea to incorporate veggies in parantha. I love the addition of spices here. Would love to make them for my boys.

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    1. Thanks dear. Beets are healthy and this way kids will have them without fuss

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  5. Beetroot parathas are quite new for me. Will try out these healthy parathas. I would love to have them spicy, Great recipe and a quick one too!

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    1. Thanks. Do make them spicier as per your liking.

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  6. Loving the use of gramflour and methi leaves along with beet to make these delicious parathas. they look so good ...

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  7. Honestly, when I read the title, I thought you had made parathas with beetroot puree but when I read the recipe , I realised that these are stuffed parathas. Never thought of beetroot as a stuffing. Absolutely incredible idea.

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  8. Such a healthy and wholesome paratha. I love beetroot in any form. Paratha looks so inviting.

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  9. Beetroot stuffing paratha not only looks colorful but tasty too, perfect with my karak chai! Wish I could indulge in right now.

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    1. True dear, even I enjoy parathas with chai. Thanks

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  10. The beetroot Paratha seems so nutritious and filling. The addition of spices here must be making it so flavorful. I would love to make sometime....

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    1. They really are tasty and nutritious as well. Do make them sometime.

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  11. I make beetroot roti by simply grating beetroot to the flour. I loved your stuffed parathas where you have used fenugreek leaves, gram flour and spices with beetroot. Sounds absolutely delicious and filling.

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    1. Thanks for liking Poonam. I would love to try out your version too.

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