Onion Stuffed Paratha ( Step by step procedure)


                    ONION STUFFED PARATHA ( Step by step procedure)

      Onion has been used as an ingredient in various dishes for thousands of years by many cultures around the world. This delicious onion paratha is a healthy dish for breakfast or lunch or dinner. They are easy to make, healthy alternative to regular chapathi. It tastes really great with raita or dal or subzi


   For Paratha

          1 and 1/2 Cup of Wheat Flour
          1/2 Tsp of Ajwain/ Carrom Seeds
          1 Tbsp of Oil
          2 Tbsp of Chopped Cilantro
          Salt and Water as needed

   For Stuffing

          1 Large onion (Finely Chopped)
          3 Tbsp of Goat cheese or Cottage Cheese
          3 Tbsp of Chopped Cilantro
          3/4 Tsp of Red Chilly Powder
          1 Tsp of Coriander Powder
          1 Tsp of Cumin Powder
          1/4 tsp of Turmeric Powder
          1/2 Tsp of Garam Masala
          1/2 Tsp of Dry Mango Powder/ Amchur Powder
          Salt as needed


  Making of Stuffing

      In a bowl add all the ” For Stuffing ” ingredients. Mix well. Keep it aside.

   Making of Paratha


  • Take a required water in a kettle and boil it.
  • In the mean time take a wide bowl and add flour, ajwain, salt and oil.
  • Now add boiled water to the bowl containing flour. Mix well with fork and make a dough like you do for chapathi’s. Keep aside for 15 mins.
  • Heat a tawa or chapathi pan. Meanwhile make a equally sized balls out of the dough and roll it into a circular thin paratha.
  • Now add the stuffing and fold the paratha and roll into square paratha as shown in picture. 

  • Carefully place the paratha on the heated pan. You will see tiny bubbles rises on the surface of roti.
  • Now it’s time to flip the paratha with a spatula. Once first flip is done, apply oil or ghee on the upper surface and spread all over the paratha.
  • Flip again in 30 secs and apply some oil. Press paratha gently with a spatula and cook till brown spots appear on both the sides of the roti.
  • Onion stuffed paratha is done when both sides are brown and crispy. Remove it from pan and place it in serving dish.
  • Repeat the same process with each ball of dough.

  • Serve with any dal or onion raita.
  • Adding ajwain helps in digestion.
  • Adding warm water to flour makes paratha soft.
  • Add butter instead of oil.
 Health Benefits of Onions
  • Rich sources of fructo- oligosaccharides. The oligomers stimulate the growth of healthy bacteria.
  • Lowers blood lipids and blood pressure.
  • Prevents cancers.

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