How to make Paneer Stuffed Nachni Parantha- SK Khazana -

Nachni is a powerhouse of proteins and when paranthas made with nachni dough are stuffed with paneer, its nutritional value doubles

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Paneer (cottage cheese) (पनीर), Nachani flour (finger millet flour)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Breads

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Paneer Stuffed Nachni Parantha- SK Khazana

Paneer Stuffed Nachni Parantha- SK Khazana Recipe Card

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English: Cottage Cheese
A favourite with the vegetarians, paneer made from milk is quite common, especially paneer recipes are quite popular in the Indian subcontinent. You can make it fresh, chhena – an another version or just use the ones that are readily available in the market to prepare everything from simple snacks, curries, sabzis, mithais, desserts and the likes. An ingredient that can be relished in the raw form too – try serving it as a starter just sprinkled with a little chaat masala, black salt and chilli powder!

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 51-60 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Paneer Stuffed Nachni Parantha- SK Khazana Recipe

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) grated 200 grams

  • Nachani flour (finger millet flour) 2 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • White butter as required

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Paneer masala 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch

  • Green chillies finely chopped 1-2

  • coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • coriander sprig for garnish

  • Pickled green pepper to serve

  • Raita to serve

Method

Step 1

Heat 2 cups water in a deep non-stick pan, add salt and let the water come to a boil. Add the flour and mix well and switch the heat off.

Step 2

Transfer the mixture onto a plate, knead the dough with the back of a stainless steel bowl till mixture cools enough to knead with hand. Dip hand in water and knead the mixture till it stops sticking to your hand. Cover with a muslin cloth and set aside for 15-20 minutes.

Step 3

To make the stuffing, heat butter in a non-stick pan and let it melt. Add onion, mix and saute for 1 minute. Add Tata Sampann Paneer Masala, mix well and saute for 1-2 minutes.

Step 4

Add ginger and green chillies, mix and saute till the onion becomes soft.

Step 5

Take cottage cheese in a large bowl, add coriander leaves and the onion mixture and mix well. Add salt, mix well and set aside to cool.

Step 6

Divide the dough into small equal portions and shape them into balls. Roll them in dry flour and tap with your fingers to small discs. You will require 2 discs for each parantha.

Step 7

Place some cottage cheese mixture on one disc and spread it evenly leaving a little space empty from the edge. Place the other disc on top and pinch the edges together seal them. Further lightly roll the parantha. Make more parantha similarly.

Step 8

Heat a non-stick tawa, gently lift each parantha, dust off excess flour and place it on the hot tawa. Cook for 1-2 minutes on medium heat, flip and cook the other side for 1-2 minutes.

Step 9

Apply butter on both sides and cook, turning sides, till evenly cooked and crisp on both sides. Take it off the heat, cut into half and transfer onto a serving plate.

Step 10

Garnish with butter and coriander sprig and serve hot with pickle and raita.

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