Paneer and Onion Stuffed Paratha (Calcium Rich Recipe)

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May. 28, 2015

Paneer and Onion Stuffed Paratha, a calcium brimming main course. The spiced paneer and onion stuffing in the to make these healthy calcium rich parathas....sure to be enjoyed by all adults. Good for bone buildinglow fat paneer has been used here as regular paneer is loaded with fat which can hinder calcium absorption.


Whole wheat flour 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) (gehun ka atta)
Oil 1 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
Whole wheat flour 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (for rolling)
Oil 1 Teaspoon (For greasing)
For stuffing
Grated low fat paneer 1 Cup (16 tbs) (cottage cheese)
Finely chopped onions 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Finely chopped coriander 2 Tablespoon (dhania)
Green chilli paste 1 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste



In a deep bowl, combine wheat flour, oil and salt. Knead into a semi-soft dough using enough water. 

Cover the dough with a lid and keep aside for 10 minutes.

Divide the dough and the stuffing into 4 equal portions and keep aside.

Roll a portion of the dough into a 100 mm. (4”) diameter circle using a little wheat flour for rolling.

Place a portion of the stuffing in the centre, fold the edges towards the centre and press well so that the stuffing doesn’t spill out.

Roll it again into 125 mm. (5”) diameter circle using a little wheat flour for rolling.

Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the paratha, using ¼ tsp of oil, till golden brown spots appear on both the sides.


Serve hot with green chutney.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 3

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 203Calories from Fat 27

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.6%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 493 mg20.54%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.3%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 12 g24%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet