Spinach and Baby Corn Parathas by Tarla Dalal

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Dec. 26, 2013

These parathas have a high nutritional value as whole wheat flour and baby corn are both good sources of energy and protein. In addition, spinach adds to the wealth of their iron, folic acid, and vitamin A content. These nutritious parathas are ideal to be packed in your kid's lunch box. They can also be served at parties with spicy pickle like garlic pickle or with a sweet and spicy vegetable pickle.


For dough
Whole wheat flour 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) (gehun ka atta)
Oil 1 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
Water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (little more or less to attain the right consistency of dough)
For filling
Blanched spinach leaves 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , drained and finely chopped (palak)
Baby corn 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , finely chopped
Oil 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Finely chopped green chilies 1 Teaspoon
Other ingredients
Oil 3 Teaspoon (for greasing and cooking)




1. In a bowl combine together dough ingredients and knead in the form of soft dough. Keep aside for half an hour.


2. In a non stick pan, add oil, and hot, add baby corn and sauté for 2 - 3 minutes, before adding

green chillies, spinach, and salt. Mix properly and cook for a minute or two, while stirring continuously. Turn off heat, and divide the stuffing into three equal parts. Keep aside.


3. Now take a portion of the dough and with the help of rolling pin, roll it out on your rolling board into 6 inch diameter circle.

4. Place a portion of spinach corn filling on one half of the flattened dough and fold it over to form a semi-circle.

5. Place the paratha on hot non-stick griddle and cook the paratha using little amount of oil, till golden brown from both sides.

6. Repeat with the remaining dough and filling to make two more parathas.


7. Serve immediately with pickle. .

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 3

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 155Calories from Fat 42

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.7%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 191 mg7.96%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.3%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%


Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet