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Kashmiri Parantha / Kashmiri Paratha

>> September 19, 2010



I came across the name Kashmiri Parantha while dining out in a North Indian restaurant in Kochi. Since the name was new to me, I was euphoric to read the menu that gave a small description about what went into the filling: paneer and dry fruits.

The parantha however had many more flavours which I had to guess ’coz a google search to find the exact recipe seemed to offer only bits of information. The search also revealed that there are veg and non-veg versions.

I prepared a veg Kashmiri parantha with the information from the menu, the web and all the taste I could recollect, and the result was ……..try it and you’ll know it!!


the recipe

ingredients for the dough

Wheat flour – 1 cup
Water – ½ cup or a little less
Salt to taste

ingredients for the filling

Paneer, grated – ½ cup
Raisins, chopped into tiny pieces – 5
Cashew nuts, chopped into tiny pieces – 3
Cherry, chopped – 5
Cumin – 1 pinch
Kasuri methi  – ½ tsp (soak for 2-3 minutes and wash it twice)

Oil / Ghee / Butter – as required




the method

Mix together the ingredient for the filling. Keep it aside.

Prepare dough with the wheat flour, water and salt. Divide the dough into 8 equal parts and roll it into paranthas.

placing the filling

Take a parantha and place 1 – 11/2 tbsp of the paneer filling. Close it with another parantha and seal the edges. Cook it on a griddle and apply ghee/ butter / oil.

Kashmiri paranthas tastes good with pickles and raita. A recommended accompaniment is Kashmiri Paneer.

the recipe goes to Stuffed Paratha event by Vardhini

16 comments:

Uma September 19, 2010 at 8:08 PM  

unique parathas.. a must try.

aipi September 19, 2010 at 9:08 PM  

Wow..kashmiri paratha looks mouthwatering..the filling sounds so yummy!

US Masala

Subhashini September 19, 2010 at 11:41 PM  

HI
first tume in your space .lovely blog.would love to follow you.

Priya September 20, 2010 at 1:24 AM  

Wwoow wat a fantastic parantha..looks yummy..

Babli September 20, 2010 at 8:46 AM  

Very nice and interesting way of preparing paratha. Thanks for this lovely recipe. Paratha looks yummy and tempting.

jaisy September 20, 2010 at 12:52 PM  

nice paratha, lokks delicious. first time in your blog. i m following u. do visit my blog too
http://entepachakasala.blogspot.com

Roshan September 20, 2010 at 2:04 PM  

hey all,

thanx for your comments...

cheers

roshan

Sushma Mallya September 20, 2010 at 5:48 PM  

Nice & different stuffing...would love to try it as it seems really delicious...and thanks for dropping by roshan...

Kairali sisters September 21, 2010 at 12:02 AM  

Thats a very very unique paratha..I never ever heard about them...Great job Roshan...

Satya September 21, 2010 at 1:38 AM  

wow lovely paratha ...sounds very interesting

Satya
http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

Sridevi September 21, 2010 at 3:12 PM  

should be definitely kids favorite paratha, with the sweetness from dry fruits and crunchy nuts..

High Plains Drifters September 23, 2010 at 5:50 AM  

Very interesting! Will have to try this one soon. Cheers!

Shanthi September 23, 2010 at 9:06 AM  

looks perfect and unique. Love the recipe
http://shanthisthaligai.blogspot.com/

Torviewtoronto December 1, 2010 at 7:12 AM  

innovative looks delicious thank you for sending

Jagruti જાગૃતિ May 19, 2011 at 8:43 PM  

Hi Roshan
lovely and yummy paratha..as you are winner of the event CMT..will make your recipe for my thali and donate money to UNICEF...please visit me when time permits...following you !

Vardhini December 3, 2011 at 11:28 AM  

Wow .. learning new varieties of parathas. Thx for linking to the event. Could you please link to Vatsala's page also? (http://showandtell-vatsala.blogspot.com/2011/07/lgss.html)
Thx for the yummy entries you have been sending to my events.

Vardhini
Event: Sinful Delights
Event: Stuffed Paratha

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