Cauliflower Paratha

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Cauliflower is a versatile vegetable and parathas are a common staple in the North and delicacy in the South. I have already put a few parathas on this blog and this is the 6th in the list of paratha recipes.

What you need to have:

1. Grated cauliflower – 2 cups

2. Grated ginger – 1 teaspoon

3. Chopped Green chillies – 1 teaspoon

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Cauliflower Florets

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Ingredients of Cauliflower Paratha stuffing

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Ingredients of seasoning

What you do with what you have:

1. Place a skillet with 4-5 teaspoons of cooking oil in it on medium flame. When heated add mustard seeds to it. When it sputters add cumin seeds. When it sputters, add grated ginger and chopped green chillies to it. Finally add turmeric powder, chilli powder and garam masala powder one by one. Add curry leaves as well to it.

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Ingredients of Seasoning

2. Add grated cauliflower and required quantity of salt to it.

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Stuffing being cooked in seasoning

3. Mix well and close it with a lid and let it cook on low flame.

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stuffing being cooked

4. When cooked add chopped coriander leaves and squeeze lemon juice to it and switch of the flame.

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Cauliflower paratha stuffing

5. Transfer it to a plate and is as shown in the image below. Prepare small balls and stuff into the dough.

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A closer look at the stuffing

Outer dough

What you need to have:

1. Pilsberry Atta fine – 2 cups

2. Salt – to taste

3. Fresh cooking oil – 4-6 teaspoons

4. Water to make the dough – 2/3 cup

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Ingredients of the outer dough

6. Mix atta, salt, cooking oil to make soft, elastic and paliable dough adding water in steps. The dough, pinched out ball and the stuffed paratha roll is as shown in the image below. Make small balls with the stuffing from step 5.

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The dough, pinched out ball and the stuffed ball

7. Close the edges of the stuffed ball and roll it into paratha of required thickness on a thick plastic sheet.

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Rolled Cauliflower paratha

8. Place a chapathi griddle on medium flame and sprinkle a little cooking oil/ghee/butter on it. When heated place the paratha on it, sprinkle a little oil to it and fry it till done.

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Cauliflower paratha being cooked

9. Reverse it and let it cook till done adding a little oil once again.

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Cauliflower paratha being cooked on the reverse

10. When done parathas look as below.

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A closer view of the parathas

11. Enjoy with either tomato sauce and butter or any chutney powder of your choice.

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Cauliflower paratha with Amul butter and tomato sauce

How long it takes: 45 minutes

Number of Parathas: 10-12 of the above size

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13 thoughts on “Cauliflower Paratha

    Sunshinemom said:
    September 28, 2009 at 9:48 pm

    Hey! I make it exactly the same way:) and love it. Your step by step pictures are very good. Self explanatory:)!

      prathibalrao responded:
      September 29, 2009 at 8:02 am

      Hi Sunshinemom,

      Thanx a lot for ur comments.

    chitra said:
    September 29, 2009 at 5:50 pm

    wow , tat looks yummy, my hubby’s favorite 🙂

      prathibalrao responded:
      September 29, 2009 at 7:59 pm

      Hi Chitra,

      This is also the fav dish in our family.

    Mona said:
    September 30, 2009 at 1:54 am

    Your step by step pictures really are making me hungry. You are doing a great work!!
    I usually make Cabbage parathas with left over cabbage curry.

      prathibalrao responded:
      September 30, 2009 at 7:21 am

      Hi Mona,

      I am really pleased at your words. You too have a great blog with wonderful recipes. Keep up the good work.

    prathibha said:
    September 30, 2009 at 6:59 pm

    First time here…came thru blog hopping..glad to know that even ur name is prathibha.:)
    I have gone through some of your recipes and I found that they are quite interesting,so bookmarked few of them..I will definitely try them out and let you know soon…kindly visit my blog when u get time.

      prathibalrao responded:
      October 1, 2009 at 5:19 pm

      Hi Prathiba,

      Me visited ur blog and you do have a wonderful blog.

    Ramya Kiran said:
    October 12, 2009 at 5:44 pm

    Hi Prathiba, this recipe too turned out great for me. My husband loved it. It tasted delicious along with curd and pickle. Thanks for sharing this.. 🙂

      prathibalrao responded:
      October 12, 2009 at 8:21 pm

      Hi Ramya Kiran,

      Thanx for trying the recipe and sending me a good feed back.

    Archana Ravvindran said:
    October 24, 2009 at 8:40 pm

    HI Aunty,

    Nice Explanation..looks Great..I am going to make it today….
    Great Work…Thanks For the Reciepe…

      prathibalrao responded:
      October 27, 2009 at 5:13 pm

      Hi Archana,

      Thanx a lot for ur comments. You do have a nice blog which i went thru just now.

    chitra said:
    May 4, 2010 at 10:30 pm

    Wow., looks yummy,lovely recipe,will definitely give a try.

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