9799692b348 Nivedhanam: Broccoli Cheese Paratha or Calciumaratha

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Broccoli Cheese Paratha or Calciumaratha

Women are advised to eat calcium rich foods. This advise is more when you are a new mom. So when I was advised about having calcium rich in my diet.. I took the advise from my folks at home and also turned to internet to see what ingredients are rich in calcium.. And then I put these ingredients together and made this paratha.. So I named it Calciumaratha.. The two main ingredients are Broccoli and Cheese.. Makes 12 medium big sized parathas. Good for 3 – 4 people.
Brocolli Cheese Paratha - IMG_2561
IngredientsWhole Wheat Flour – 2 ½ cups
Carrot (grated) – ¾ cup
Onion (grated) – ½ cup
Potato (boiled and mashed) - 1 (optional)
Broccoli (grated) – 3/4 cup
Cheese – ¼ cup
Green Chili – 2
Coriander Leaves (chopped fine) – ½ cup
Oil – 1 tea spoon per paratha + 1 table spoon while kneading.
Salt – 1 tea spoon
Asafetida – ¼ tea spoon
Red Chili Powder – 1 tea spoon
Brocolli Cheese Paratha - IMG_2545
Method
Mix all and make a dough like chapathi dough.
Allow this to rest for 10 – 15 minutes.
Made 6 to 8 inch sized chapathi and cook it on a tawa
You can add about a tea spoon of oil per paratha..
Serve hot with raitha or as is!!!
Brocolli Cheese Paratha - IMG_2560

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16 comments :

  1. Healthy and delicious paratha.. Love the filling.. :)

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  2. Very colorful, healthy n a filling meal sowmya! !!!

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  3. Excellent and delicious to look at parathas. The combination of cheese and brocollis are awesome.
    Deepa

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  4. Such a healthy one Sowmya..very nice..

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  5. Very healthy and filling Paratha !

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  6. OMG - just look too good - would be wonderful with a bowl of tomato soup

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  7. very very delicious combo for paratha :) looks super yummy !!

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  8. Healthy and filling paratha,looks yummy....

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  9. Should check with my kids if they will like this combo..

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  10. Nice healthy and delicious parathas.

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  11. Healthy and delicious. The additional ingredients that went into the flour also make the parathas softer

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  12. Healthy & nutritious parathas.

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  13. Lovely parathas Sowmya! Women so need to increase their calcium intake. I am seeing so many women suffer bone loss starting at very young age.

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