If you are a north Indian or have grown up in the region, you would know by now that paratha is a staple in north Indian cusine and it does not just limit to one meal. While it is a regular breakfast meal in some Indian households, others make parathas for a lavish dinner meal. But what is it about parathas that make it such a popular meal? It is perhaps how easily one can parathas in minutes or the sheer variety that one can get because you can literally stuff anything and everything in parathas!
Parathas are Indian flatbreads that are thicker than your regular chapatis and are greased with oil, ghee or butter which make them all the more delicious. They can be plain, spiced or stuffed with anything from pickles, onion, garlic and veggies to minced meat and to even chocolate! You'll be surprised to know how these greasy yummy parathas are a great way to seep in veggies to make your kids or picky-eaters add some nutrition to their diet. While on one hand there are classic such as aloo paratha, gobi paratha, pyaz or paneer one and then there are wholesome parathas that has everything from carrot, peas to paneer. Here we've got a mixed vegetable paratha recipe that is sure to get you a balance of nutrition and taste stuffed together!
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How To Make Mixed Veg Paratha | Mixed Vegetable Paratha Recipe
Brimming with Vitamin A, antioxidants and vitamin C with carrots, this mixed veg paratha also boasts of crunchy, sweet and delightful peas that are rich in fibre and iron - both of which are essential nutrients for the body. Additionally, it also has protein-rich paneer and a whole lot of goodness of cauliflower and radish! All of this is mixed together with spices such as red chilli, salt, garam masala, cumin and asafetida, stuffed inside paratha dough and cooked on a hot griddle until crispy and brown. Doesn't this sound like an easy, wholesome and yummy meal!?
Find the full recipe of mixed veg paratha here. You can pair it with a bowl of curd or pickle.
Try this mixed veg paratha at home for your next meal and share the experience with us in the comments section below.
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