Best quick paneer paratha recipe

How to make paneer paratha |Recipe for Paneer paratha

Serving garnished paratha for paneer paratha recipe
Paneer paratha

Paneer paratha is a popular and healthy morning breakfast food item and goes well as a evening snacks also when we feel hungry with a cup of hot tea.

What is paneer Paratha?

It can be define as a paneer or cottage cheese spiced mixture stuffed in a whole wheat flour dough and then roast on a pan or tawa applying ghee or oil till crisp golden on both sides.

Paneer paratha is easy to prepare at home with few ingredients.  You can even serve it in a tiffin box or lunch box for your school going kids.

Varieties paneer Paratha

You can mix different types of vegetables  to make it more delicious and healthy for your babies and kids.  you can mix potato or aloo with paneer to make paneer aloo paratha. Or with cauliflower or Gobi to make paneer Gobi paratha.

Add chopped onion with paneer to make paneer onion paratha. I often use cheese with paneer to make cheese paneer paratha for my son. He love cheese quite a bit more. So I have  to prepare a cheese paratha for him. I personally love to use processed cheese in paratha .

These are few more options for paneer paratha which  you can make for your kids or babies .

If you love paneer paratha then I am sure you would love the recipe of aloo paratha as well.......

Excellent Aloo paratha recipe

Punjabi paneer paratha



It can be made in different style of preparation like dhaba style paneer paratha , Punjabi paneer paratha and restaurant style paneer paratha.

In Panjabi paneer paratha amchur powder, ginger is used and is little more spicy compare to a regular paratha. Punjabi paneer paratha is roasted using more ghee and served with makkhan ( white butter) on top of it. The paratha are thick in size as well.

Dhaba style paneer paratha are made using chopped onions and ginger garlic.

Today I am sharing the  easy and simple paneer paratha recipe that you can make at  home quite comfortably.

Paneer paratha banane ki recipe

Preparation time : 10 minutes

Cooking time :-  4 - 5 minutes

Difficulty :-  Easy

Serves :- 2 servings

Ingredients for paneer paratha recipe :-

* 100 g paneer ( cottage cheese)

* 1/3 teaspoon garam masala

* 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi )

* 1/4 teaspoon red chilli powder( cayenne)

* 1/3 teaspoon chopped green chili ( jalapeno)

* Pinch of chat masala

* 1/2 teaspoon chopped Cilantro

* Salt as per taste

Ingredients for paneer paratha recipe
Ingredients

For the dough




* 250 g whole wheat flour ( atta)

* Pinch of salt

* Water as required

* 2 teaspoon ghee for roasting

* 1/2 teaspoon cooking oil


Step by step method for paneer paratha recipe 



* First we need to make a dough using the wheat flour. Our dough should be like a roti or chapati type dough in texture.  The dough should not be a hard one nor a loose one.

* In a mixing bowl take the wheat flour and mix with salt . Add water little by little and start to knead the dough . When finished kneading the dough , leave it to rest.

Wheat flour, salt and water for dough making for paneer paratha recipe
Dough making

Dough for paneer paratha recipe
Dough 

* Apply the cooking oil on the dough and knead further . This will help to make our dough  non sticky .

* Cover the dough and leave for 5 - 6 minutes to set .

           Stuffing making paneer paratha

* Take a mixing bowl and grate the paneer using a grater . It is better to grate the paneer than to  crumble it. Otherwise there may be small lumbs of paneer in the mixture , which  may break down the paratha.

Grated paneer for paneer paratha recipe
Grated paneer

*  Now add the turmeric powder, chilli powder, garam masala, chopped green chili, chat masala, salt and Cilantro leafs and mix well.

* Divided the paneer mixture into equal size small balls.

Paneer mixture ball for paneer paratha recipe
Paneer mixture balls

* Similarly take the dough mixture and divide into equal size balls.

* Now apply little oil on both of your hands and flatten the dough ball and place the paneer mixture ball at it centre.

Paneer mixture at the centre of flatten dough for paneer paratha recipe
Mixture ball at center

* Gather the edges of the dough and pinch to centre and sealed properly. It would become like a round shaped stuffed dough ball.

Stuffed dough with paneer mixture for paneer paratha recipe
Stuffed dough

* Dust it with flour and roll using a roller pin . Roll it according to your required size.

Rolling paratha dough for paneer paratha recipe
Rolled paratha dough

* In mean time heat a non stick pan or tawa in medium flame. When it become hot enough place the rolled paratha dough  on it.

* Roast the paratha on both side till light golden in colour.

Roasting paneer paratha on pan or tawa for paneer paratha recipe
Roasting paneer paratha

* Now brush pure ghee on both side of the paratha and further cook for 1 more minute.

* Remove the paratha in a serving plate. And repeat with the remaining dough and stuffing mixture to make more paneer paratha.

Paneer paratha recipe video



Paneer paratha recipe for kids and babies :-

Paneer has many health benefits which are very essential for kids growth.



Paneer is a rich source of protein. 100 g of paneer contains 11 g of protein. It is one of best source of calcium which strengthen the bones and teeth

It is a good source of magnesium and potassium. Which play an important part In good heart health.

Paneer is also a rich source of folate which is crucial in red blood cells production.

So paneer paratha is a good heathy diet for kids and babies.

We need to take extra care while making something for our kids or babies. When making paneer paratha for them we will use very less spice ingredients.

We won't use any chilli or garam masala for them and will make the paratha  more soft while roasting .

For kids and babies , we use only turmeric powder , salt and chopped Cilantro leafs.

Mix salt , turmeric powder and Cilantro leafs with grated paneer and make round shaped ball.

Take a small wheat flour dough ball and stuff the paneer mixture little more inside it. We will stuff  more paneer into the paratha.

We make small size paneer paratha for kids

Using a roller pin , roll the paratha and roast it in a non stick pan . Apply little pure ghee on both side of the paratha.

Roasting paneer paratha recipe for kids
Roasting paratha for kids
Roasting paneer paratha recipe for kids
Roasting paneer paratha

Don't overcook or crisp the paratha for kids. Just cook it perfect and keep soft. Remove and serve them with tomato ketchup.

Small paneer paratha with tomato ketchup for paneer paratha recipe for kids
Paneer paratha for kids

What to serve with paneer paratha ? Side dish for paneer paratha.


You can serve plain curd (yogurt) with paneer paratha. Mix pickle or chilli pickle can also be served with it.

A hot paneer paratha taste yummy with green chutney ( Cilantro mint sauce) and tomato ketchup.

Chole or chana masala are good options as a side dish for paneer paratha.

Recipe notes for paneer paratha.

* It is good to grate the paneer for the recipe otherwise some lumbs may present while crumbled it. And that may break down the paratha while rolling.

* While making the dough , it is important to keep the dough texture medium.

* You can roast the paratha without any ghee or oil .

* This paneer paratha can served as a Jain paneer paratha . As there is no use of onion and garlic in this recipe.

You can read more popular recipe made using paneer...........

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