This is a stuffed paratha with grated cauliflower, cheese and basil pesto.Good for a snack or breakfast .
You could make this with finely chopped cabbage too.The blend of the pesto and the cheese makes the
recipe special.You can make any shape you prefer.(Photo shows roll shaped paratha).
Do try this recipe and post in your comments and suggestions!
To the recipe …
For the paratha
2-3 cups wheat flour
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup curd
1 tsp sugar mixed in 1/2 cup milk
1 tsp salt
oil to soak the dough
Mix all to a soft dough with water if needed.Apply a little oil and allow to rest for 10 minutes.
Divide into portions and dip each portion in a bowl of oil and allow to rest for minimum 1 hour.
Apply oil on the rolling board and spread the dough.
Keep filling in the centre, and roll into any shape you like.The thickness of the rolled dough should be a little more than
Cook with butter/ghee on both sides.
You can make this dough 1 day ahead and keep in the fridge (after the resting time).
Wrap in cling film tight to retain moisture.
A note about the resting time-The more the resting time the texture will be good.
You could prepare the dough at noon, and keep in the fridge at night if you have planned for breakfast.
Ingredients for the filling
2 cups cauliflower gratings
1/2-1 cup grated cheese (any cheese of your choice)
1 tbsp butter/ghee
1/2 -1 tsp.pepper powder/chilli flakes
1/4 tsp nutmeg powder
salt to taste
1/2 cup basil leaves ground coarse
Heat butter in a pan,and saute the cauliflower for 5 minutes.
Add the grated cheese, and switch off the flame.
Next add the rest of the ingredients .
Check salt and use as filling.