Aloo Paneer Rajgira paratha, or stuffed potato and cottage cheese paratha, is a delightful and salubrious variety of a stuffed pan-fried Indian bread or paratha. The spices used here will give great flavors to the paratha. Not only it is an ideal breakfast, but it’s also great for brunch or lunch, as well.
You will absolutely relish during vrat as the flour used is Rajgira, which is generally used during fasting periods. I have created a one-stop- list of exciting farali recipes for you in this blog.
It is also perfect paratha for most children as they love anything with paneer (cottage cheese). So this recipe is kid-friendly, too. You can adjust the spice level according to your child’s likings.
So, let’s get started with the recipe!
How to Make Rajgira Paneer & Aloo Paratha
- 1 & 3/4 Cup Amaranth Flour (Rajgira Flour)
- 2 Medium size Boiled and grated Potatoes
- 1 Cup / 150gm Grated Cottage cheese
- (Paneer) 1/3 Cup Finely chopped coriander leaves
- 5-6 Crushed Green chili
- 1 Tsp Ginger paste
- 1/2 Tbsp Roasted cumin powder
- 1/2 Tbsp Sesame seeds
- 1/2 Tsp Red chili powder
- 1 Tbsp Clarified butter
- Rock salt to taste
- In a mixing bowl add boiled and grated potato, grated cottage cheese, chopped coriander leaves, chopped green chilies, sesame seeds, ginger paste, roasted cumin seed powder, red chili powder, sendha namak as per taste and finally mix all these ingredients well to blend all spices with potato and cottage cheese.
- Next, add ghee and then the Rajgira flour and mix again with gentle pressure. If the mixture retains much moisture add the flour again. Also, sprinkle a little sendha namak. Ready it into dough.
- Take a handful of dough and roll it out into a ball and flatten it between your palms. Dust it in with Rajgira flour. Now with the help of a rolling pin roll it flat and outwards in all direction. Prepare more similarly.
- Heat a nonstick griddle, grease it with oil, now place the paratha and let it cook on low-medium heat.
- Flip the paratha over and once the other side gets cooked apply oil on the top flip it again and apply oil again. Cook flipping it over and over again until lightly golden spots start to appear.
- Once done take it out in a kitchen towel-lined plate.
- Cook other parathas similarly.
Your fasting won’t ever be the same. Enjoy the flavorful paratha with your family. Do try this recipe and let us know our experience.
Siddhi Panchal is a food blogger at CookingwithSiddhi and food aficionado who loves to cook. Her cooking skills cover a range of Indian and international cuisines. Her aim is to enable other food enthusiasts explore their love for food by helping them cook delectable dishes from India and around the world.