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Beetroot Paratha


Recipe by rajeswari of pune, IN


Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    For Dough

    • 2 cups Whole wheat flour(for roti & few  for dusting)
    • water as reqd

    For the filling

    • 1 cup grated Beetroot
    • 1 tbsp grated coconut
    • 1/4 tsp finely chopped chilli
    • 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder
    • 1/4 tsp Jeera Powder
    • 1/2 tsp Salt
    • 1/4 tsp sugar
    • 1/2 tsp Oil

    Ghee 1 tbsp for greasing


    1. In a bowl,mix the flour by slowly adding water &  knead well & make a smooth dough.
    2. Cover it & Keep aside for half an hour.
    3.  In a kadai,heat oil and add Jeera powder,grated beetroot,green chilli & chilli powder.saute for 2 minutes.
    4. Then add coconut and salt and sugar.Mix well.cook  for another 1 minute.Allow it to cool.
    5. Make small balls of the dough of same size and flatten it and in the middle keep the spoonful of beetroot filling and cover it.
    6. Dust it with the flour on both sides and flatten it with the rolling pin.
    7. Preheat the tawa and put the Paratha and When it turns with brown spots,turnover and apply ghee on both sides.
    8. Yummy beetroot paratha is ready.Serve with butter and shrikand.