Mamas Favourite Cheese Paratha

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An easy but irresistible paratha that is made of everyday ingredients, the Cheese Paratha is an all-time favourite with cheese-lovers, especially kids.

A stuffing of cheese perked up with coriander and spice powders gives these whole wheat parathas a tasty and gooey centre. You must enjoy this delectable dish immediately on preparation if you want to experience the joy of biting into the freshly molten cheese, because it tends to get chewy after a while.

Accompany this paratha with a bowl of Lentil, Tomato and Chatni to create an authentic mini meal for sehri that will be enjoyed by young and old alike.

Ingredients:

  • 3 cup wheat flour
  • 2 cup shredded cheese cubes
  • 4 pinches red chilli powder
  • 2 finely chopped green chilli
  • 3 minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 cup chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/2 cup ghee
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Preparations:

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Combine and sift 2 1/2 cups of the wheat flour and salt in a bowl. Sprinkle enough water and knead to a soft dough.

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Cover with a moist towel and keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes. In a different bowl, mix the cheese with chilli powder, green chillies, minced garlic, cumin seeds and coriander leaves.

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Make small/medium balls of the dough and roll them out on a lightly floured flat surface.To each, add 2 to 3 tbsp of the cheese mixture. Fold, seal the edges and roll it into a 1/2 inch thick paratha.

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Heat a tawa over medium flame. Cook the parathas on both sides until brown spots start to appear, applying ghee around the edges.

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Once it is done, serve paratha with side dish of your choice.

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