Broccoli Cheese Paratha

This broccoli paratha recipe will have you craving for more. Aren’t we all bored of the same aloo parathas? Why not make an exotic paratha with an exotic ingredient called broccoli.

I have paired broccoli with cheese here which gives the parathas the wow factor. It’s soft and gooey because of the cheese and no one will ever know it’s made with broccoli. This broccoli paratha does a good job of hiding the broccoli. Your little one’s won’t be able to tell the difference at all. A very good recipe for toddlers who should be eating a lot of broccoli.

This broccoli paratha is simply amazing and very quick and nutritious. This is totally broccoli Indian paratha recipe and can be very good for toddlers. Broccoli is a super food after all and we have covered how to make broccoli recipe in this post and a few others.

If you love parathas then this combination of broccoli and cheese is a must try. You wouldn’t regret making it. Increase the cheese factor to increase the wow in the parathas. Let’s follow this simple recipe and make broccoli paratha.

But before we go, here are some interesting broccoli recipes for you to see:

Roasted Broccoli

Broccoli Tikki Recipe

Creamy Broccoli Pasta

Broccoli Soup Recipe

Easy Broccoli Curry Recipe

Broccoli Fried Rice

Broccoli Pulao

 

Broccoli Paratha

Hearty healthy parathas stuffed with broccoli and cheese.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword broccoli paratha
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 paratha
Author Nandita

Ingredients

For Dough

  • 1 1/4 cups Whole Wheat Flour
  • Salt to taste

For Broccoli & Cheese Filling

  • 1 1/2 cups Broccoli florets
  • 1/4 cup Cheese grated
  • 1 tbsp Coriander chopped
  • 1 tbsp Garlic and Green Chili Paste
  • 1/2 tsp Kitchen King masala or garam masala optional
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • Oil for Shallow Frying

Instructions

For Dough

  1. Knead a medium soft dough with aata (whole wheat flour), salt and water as required.
  2. Cover and keep the dough aside for 10 minutes.
  3. Divide the dough into small portions. Should make 6 small rounds.

For Broccoli & Cheese Filling

  1. Steam broccoli for 3 to 5 minutes in salted boiling water.
  2. Take broccoli out and drain the water.
  3. Finely chop broccoli or use a food processor to coarsely grind broccoli.
  4. Take the ground broccoli out on a muslin cloth.
  5. Fold the muslin cloth around the broccoli and squeeze excess water out. You can even collect the broccoli water to knead the dough later.
  6. Mix together squeezed and dry broccoli, cheese, coriander, garlic and green chili paste, salt, pepper and kitchen king masala (if using).
  7. Roll a round dough into a small round first. Put 2 tbsp of the broccoli filling in the center.

  8. Enclose the broccoli filling from all sides and pinch in the center.
  9. Now roll the paratha lightly using enough flour into 1/4 inch thickness.
  10. Cook the paratha on a hot griddle and flip it once one side is cooked.
  11. Now wait for the other side to cook, then drizzle some oil on the sides and the parathas will instantly fluff up.
  12. Flip once again and apply oil on both sides properly.
  13. Cook till golden brown. Similarly cook all the parathas and serve hot.

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Comment (18)

  1. I am a crazy person for paratha. I can stuff anything in paratha. Loving broccoli in parathas these days. yours tempting me a lot.

  2. Who would resist such gorgeous looking parathas filled with broccoli and cheese. Some health and some taste element which is perfect for encouraging kids to eat their veggies and enjoy the cheese too. Loved your broccoli recipe collection too.

  3. Broccoli paratha is in my todo list for a long time but never thought of adding cheese in it, sounds so cheesy paratha loaded with the goodness of healthy broccoli. Need to try it out soon. Great share 🙂

  4. What a healthy, yummy paratha Nandita! And yours looks picture perfect. We love broccoli and cheese combo in our home too.

  5. Oh wow. The stuffing looks super good. I love parathas. I tried to boil the broccoli. Next time will try like the way you steamed and give some additional flavor as well.

  6. This sounds so delicious. Perfect healthy dish for kids. My daughter for sure will love them. Thanks for sharing Nandita.

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