How to make Cheese And Coriander Parantha -

Wholewheat flat bread with a spicy cheese filling.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cheese (चीज़), Fresh coriander leaves (ताज़ा हरा धनिया)

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Breads

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Cheese And Coriander Parantha

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Ever wondered why the phrase “say cheese” is used just before a photograph is clicked? Simply because ‘cheese’ makes one smile! Not only the word but cheese as a food makes a lot of palates happy. It is an inexpensive, versatile and nourishing food. We have our very own Indian version as well as the ones made from soy milk that are even healthier. Whichever form, this is one food that is loved by one and all!

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Cheese And Coriander Parantha Recipe

  • Cheese grated 1 cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1/2 cup

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) 1 3/4 cups for dusting

  • Salt to taste

  • Milk as required

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch piece

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Chaat masala 2 teaspoons

  • Oil or ghee to shallow fry

Method

Step 1

Place whole-wheat flour and salt in a bowl. Add coriander leaves and knead into a soft dough using milk.

Step 2

Cover and rest the dough for twenty to twenty five minutes. Divide the dough into eight equal portions.

Step 3

Shape them into balls. Mix cheese with ginger, green chillies and chaat masala.

Step 4

Divide into eight equal portions. Roll out each ball into a medium sized chapati.

Step 5

Spread a portion of the cheese mixture. Fold up like an envelope and roll out into square paranthas.

Step 6

Heat a tawa, place the parantha on it and shallow fry, drizzling a little oil or ghee, till both sides are lightly golden brown and crisp. Cut into four and serve immediately.

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