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Spinach Paratha

Priya Alagappan
20 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Spinach Paratha RECIPE

Spinach is also known as Palak in Hindi and Pasalai keerai Tamil. Paratha is a very common dish in India especially in Punjab,where they use a lot of ghee to fry them. Spinach Paratha is a healthy recipe can be prepared as morning breakfast.Kids likes particularly tasty dishes. Some children often hate spinach. For those kids, this paratha would be interesting and delicious recipe.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Tiffin Recipes
  • Maharashtra
  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Spinach - 1 bunch
  2. Wheat Flour - 1/2 Cup
  3. Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  4. Asafoetida - A Pinch
  5. Salt - a Pinch
  6. Oil - As required


  1. Wash the spinach leaves and drain the water.
  2. Cook the leaves in a medium flame by sprinkling water over on it
  3. Allow it to cool for sometimes.
  4. Now grind the cooked leaves into a smooth paste.
  5. Now take some wheat flour, add pinch of salt, asafoetida, little oil, and cumin seeds.
  6. Finally add spinach puree.
  7. Add some water if required to knead a dough.
  8. Make small balls out of the dough and roll them to render a round shape as a roti or chapathi.
  9. Put on the pan and roast from both the sides.
  10. Spinach paratha is ready to serve with yougurt /pickle.

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Vijayalakshmi Thangavelrahultanish
Vijayalakshmi Thangavelrahultanish   Jul-09-2016

sorry to say this Priya, pasalai keerai is different from paalak, pasalai keerai has very thick stems and thick leaves, whereas paalak has soft and thin leaves and stem

Manisha Shukla
Manisha Shukla   Jun-07-2016

suggestion. I also make this. Instead of boiled spinach try uncooked blended spinach leaves. Tastes better.

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