Paneer Parathas - South Asian Flatbread
Recipe Type: Side
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Serves: 10 flatbread
It does not take beyond 15 minutes of prep time and beyond 20 to cook about 10 of these delightful parathas.
  • 2 cups of chakki atta (stone ground wheat flour)
  • 11/4 cups of warm water
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 2 tsp of oil
  • 1 cup of cubed paneer
  • 3 green chilies finely chopped
  • 1tbsp of fresh cilantro
  1. I Soaked store bought paneer in hot water, drain after a few minutes and proceeded to crumble it
  2. Knead or use mixer to make the dough soft, yet firm
  3. Keep covered until you get the paneer crumbled, salted, and chilies and cilantro added
  4. Make lemon sized balls of the dough
  5. Roll out into rounds bigger than your palm
  6. Make a smaller ball of the paneer and place in the center of the rolled out dough
  7. Fold the dough over the paneer ball and pinch out any extra dough
  8. Dust the rolling area with flour and roll out the paratha to the size of a tea saucer
  9. Heat pan and add a smidgen of butter
  10. Place the paratha on the melting butter and cook - repeat on both sides and with each.
Recipe by Honest Cooking by Mercato Fabbrica at