Paneer paratha



  1. Paneer (Freshly made or store bought) – 1 cup
  2. Turmeric – 1/2 tsp
  3. Salt – 1/2 tsp or to taste
  4. Cumin powder – 1/2 tsp
  5. Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp
  6. Grated ginger – 1 tbsp
  7. Chopped cilantro – 1/2 cup
  8. Atta (Whole wheat flour) – 2 cups
  9. Ghee or melted butter for cooking


  • Mix water, little at a time, to the flour and knead to make a firm dough. Set aside.
  • If the paneer is store bought, then grate it first.
  • Add salt, cumin powder, corriander powder, turmeric powder, grated ginger, chopped cilantro and salt. Mix really well with hand.      


  • Make small balls of dough and roll using rolling pin.


  • Place a scoop of paneer mix in the middle of rolled flour. Bring all the edged together to seal the paneer mix.


  • Roll it out again carefully.


  • In a heated non-stick pan or tawa, place the rolled paratha. Put 1/2  tsp of melted butter or ghee on the top. Cook in medium heat for 30 seconds, flip it. Add 1/2 tsp of oil to the paratha again. Flip sides and cook in medium heat for about 2 minutes or until paratha turns brown on both sides. Paneer paratha is ready to be eaten.


Paneer paratha is best eaten immediately after cooking. It can be eaten with bottled pickle or freshly made chutney or achar.paneerParatha1