Spinach Yogurt Parotha (Zero Oil)

This one is an inspired version of mixed vegetable one that  I had tasted at a friend's place. This is easiest recipe and with a little nudge from DH, I served it with a hot cup of coffee and it was mind blowing.

3rd recipe in the series of zero oil cooking is indeed one to stay for a life time...



Ingredients
2 cups whole wheat flour
1 cup thick curd (preferably sour)
1 cup shredded spinach leaves
1/2 cup blanched mashed green peas
1 tspn garam masala
2 tspn green chilli, garlic and ginger paste
1/2 tspn carrom seeds/ajwain
salt to taste
1 tspn lemon juice (add if the curd is not sour)
Method
1) In a large basin, add the flour, salt, ajwain,garam masala and chilli paste. Mix with hands to evenly spread out the seasoning
2) Add the mashed peas, spinach and mix again
3) Make a well in the centre and add 1 spoon of curd at a time. Keep kneading to form a dough.
4) Stop when you are able to make a ball of the dough. The dough should be very stiff - puri like)
5) Let it stand for 15 min or so.
6) Make small balls and roll them out flat using dry flour if required. Keep the parathas thicker as compared to regular roti- more like a bhakri
7) On a hot griddle (non stick), roast the parathas, applying pressure using a spatula and constantly tossing it. Do not let the parathas fluff up.
8) Repeat on other side. Remove when you get brown spots on both sides.
9) Serve hot with a bowl of curd (sprinkled with roasted cumin seeds powder) and chopped onions. I also added pudina chutney as a side dish

12 comments:

preeti garg said...

Very healthy meal specially for breakfast time

Nivedhanams Sowmya said...

so flavorful, healthy and delicious!!! I bet we can do this methi also!!!!
Sowmya

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Priya said...

Parotha looks soft,healthy and definitely guilt free coz of zero oil,loved your zero oil series.

Vijayalakshmi Dharmaraj said...

healthy parota...
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Srivalli said...

Lovely colour and like the way you have presented Pradnya..

Rajani S said...

I am just imagining myself taking a slice of that paratha, dipping it in yogurt and then savouring it :)

And thanks for the samosa enlightening :), just makes me realize that there is so much more even to our comfort zone food :)

Rani Acharyulu said...

Lovely colorful,oil free parothas so nicely presented.

Archana Potdar said...

Wow great pic.
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Suma Gandlur said...

Very yummy ones for sure. Good for kids' lunch boxes.

Chef Mireille said...

so healthy...these look so good!!!!

Kalyani said...

simple to make and yummy !I add besan too to this flour

Kalyani
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PJ said...

Our favorite paratha.Nice one Pradnya...

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