Thursday, September 25, 2014

Scrambled Egg & Cabbage Stuffed Palak Paratha

Scrambled Egg  & Cabbage Stuffed Palak Paratha

Stuffed paratha is very popular breakfast dish in North India. For stuffing, vegetables, meat and greens are used. Aloo(potato) stuffed paratha, Green peas stuffed paratha, Cauliflower stuffed paratha, Kheema stuffed paratha, egg paratha, palak (spinach) paratha, Methi paratha are some of the varieties. Egg paratha can be done in two ways. In one method, egg will be mixed with masala and chopped onions and applied on top of cooked chapati and then cooked.  We can make this with leftover chapatis. In another method, scrambled egg will be stuffed into the dough, rolled and then cooked.

Scrambled Egg  & Cabbage Stuffed Palak Paratha

Yield: 6-8 Parathas
Ingredients For Making Dough:
  • Wheat Flour - 2 cups
  • Palak / Spinach - 1 cup, chopped
  • Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil as required to cook paratha
Ingredients For Stuffing: 
  • Egg - 5
  • Onion - 2
  • Cabbage - 1 cup
  • Green Chillies - 2 (optional)
  • Red chilli powder - 1.5 tsp
  • Cumin-Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Ginger-garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
  • Garam Masala - 1/4 tsp 
  • Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
  • Oil - 2 tsp
Preparing dough:

  • In a large bowl mix salt, chilli powder and wheat flour and mix well. Now add chopped spinach and mix. Add little by little water to from into smooth dough. Cover it and keep it aside for 20 minutes.
 Preparing Stuffing:

  • Finely chop onions, green chillies and cabbage.
  • Heat oil in a pan add onions,chillies and turmeric powder. When onions turn transparent, add ginger-garlic paste and cook for2 minutes. 
  • Add in cabbage and cook until it become soft.
  • Add eggs, stir until eggs cooked. Add chilli powder, cumin-coriander powder, garam masala and salt, mix and cook for 5 minutes. 
Preparing Parathas:

  • Divide the dough into 8 equal parts and  roll a portion of dough into a circle and place  little stuffing in the center and bring all the sides to the center and seal tightly.
  • Roll the stuffed dough carefully dusting with little flour.
  • Heat a tava / griddle and cook the paratha on both sides using little oil.
  • Repeat this with the remaining dough and stuffing. 

Scrambled Egg  & Cabbage Stuffed Palak Paratha

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