Cheese and green peas paratha is yet another healthy lunch box and kid friendly recipe.I usually cut the parathas in squares,triangles or make small round parathas.You can even use a cookie cutter to make star and heart shaped parathas.
Boiled green peas-1/2 cup
Processed cheese cubes/slices-1
Salt to taste
Oil-to make the parathas
For the Dough
Whole wheat flour(atta)-2cups
Carom seeds(Ajwain)-1/4 teaspoon
To Make the Dough
-Add the boiled green peas,garlic,green chilli and a pinch of salt in a blender and mixer and blend to make a fine paste.Do not add water.
-Take a big container and put the whole wheat flour,salt and carom seeds.Mix well.
-Add the green peas paste to the wheat flour and mix well with your hand.
-Grate the cheese cube or simply mash the cheese slice and put it in the wheat flour.
-Add little water and make the dough by moving the flour mixture is circular direction.
-Repeat this process to make a nice and soft dough.Allow the dough to rest for 10-15 minutes.
To Make the Parathas
-Take a rolling pin and a cup of wheat flour(atta)
-Take a small portion of the dough,make a round ball and dust it with whole wheat flour.
-Press the ball with your hands to make the dough flat.
-Roll gently to make round parathas.The edges should be rolled properly so the they do not remain thick.
-You can cut the parathas into the desired shapes or just make small round parathas.
-Heat a pan and put the paratha.Turn it to the other side after 2-3 minutes.
-Apply 1/2 teaspoon of oil only when both the sides are cooked properly.
-Take out and serve hot with green coriander chutney.