Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)

Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread) are delicious, tasty, easy to make paratha made with tofu cooked with indian spices and is stuffed into whole wheat flour sheet flavored with different seeds. The paratha are healthy, calcium and protein rich and are a good option for breakfast/ lunch / dinner or are good to pack for lunch boxes. The parathas can be enjoyed with chutney/ pickle/ yogurt/ raita or ketchup.

Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)
Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)
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Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)

Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread) are delicious, tasty, easy to make paratha made with tofu cooked with indian spices and is stuffed into whole wheat flour sheet flavored with different seeds. The paratha are healthy, calcium and protein rich and are a good option for breakfast/ lunch / dinner or are good to pack for lunch boxes. The parathas can be enjoyed with chutney/ pickle/ yogurt/ raita or ketchup.
Course Breakfast, brunch, dinner, flatbread, lunch, Main Dish, one meal dish, roti or bread, vegan
Cuisine Indian
Keyword breakfast, brunch, dinner, healthy, lunch, lunchbox, onemealdish, paratha, proteinrich, stuffedparatha, tofu, vegan
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings 5 paratha
Calories 276kcal

Equipment

  • bowl
  • spoon
  • pan
  • spatula x 2
  • rolling board
  • rolling pin
  • flat pan

Ingredients

For dough

  • 1.25 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp carom seeds ajwain
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds jeera
  • 1/2 tsp nigella seeds kalonji
  • 1.5 tsp oil
  • salt as per taste
  • water to knead into dough

Tofu Filling

  • 250 g tofu firm, grated
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 green chili chopped finely ( you can add more if more spice level is needed)
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds jeera
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder haldi
  • 1/4 cup spinach washed and finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup coriander washed and finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp kasuri methi dry fenugreek leaves
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tbsp coriander cumin powder dhania jeera powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp kitchen king masala optional
  • 1 tsp amchur dry mango powder
  • 1 tsp chat masala
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • salt to taste

Rolling and roasting paratha

  • whole wheat flour for dusting
  • 6 tsp oil for brushing while folding paratha and for roasting the paratha

Instructions

For dough

  • In a mixing bowl take whole wheat flour. Add carom seeds, cumin seeds, nigella seeds, salt and 1 tbsp oil. Mix well. Gradually add water and knead into a semi stiff dough. It should not be a loose dough. Apply remaining oil and knead well and smoothen the dough. Cover and keep aside for 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, divide the dough into 10 balls and keep aside.
    Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)

Tofu filling

  • Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and chopped green chilies.
    Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)
  • Saute. Add turmeric powder.
    Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)
  • Add the grated tofu and mix well. Now add spices – red chili powder, corainder cumin powder, aamchur, chat masala, garam masala, salt. Mix well.
    Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)
  • Add chopped spinach and coriander and mix well.
    Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)
  • Add kasuri methi and kitchen king masala. Mix well.
    Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)
  • Switch off the heat and add lemon juice and mix well. The stuffing is ready. Remove in a bowl and cool it.
    Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)

Rolling and roasting paratha

  • Take one ball . Flatten it and dust with flour and roll into a 15 cm circle. Make similarly with other ball.
    Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)
  • Now apply some oil on one rolled paratha. Put around 2 tbsp of stuffing and spread it evenly.
    Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)
  • Now gently put the other rolled paratha over the stuffing and cover it nicely. Press the edges.
    Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)
  • Seal the edges of the paratha with the help of fork as shown.
    Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)
  • The paratha will also have a good design. The stuffed tofu paratha is ready to roast.
    Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)
  • Gently put the paratha on the heated pan on medium heat.
    Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)
  • The bubbles will start to form after a minute.
    Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)
  • Flip the paratha with a flat spatula and put 1/2 tsp of oil over it. Spread it nicely.
    Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)
  • Flip the paratha. Put 1/2 tsp oil over it and spread it nicely.Cook the parath on high heat pressing with spatula and flipping till golden.
    Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)
  • The paratha is cooked golden on both the sides. Lower the heat.
    Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)
  • Remove the paratha in a plate and rest for a minute.
    Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)
  • Now cut the paratha into four parts as shown. Similarly make four more parathas with the remaining dough and stuffing.
    Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)
  • Serve the paratha with chutney and pickle or curd or ketchup.
    Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)
  • Pack the paratha for lunch box with ketchup / chutney.
    Stuffed Spiced Tofu Paratha / (Flatbread)

Nutrition

Calories: 276kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 69mg | Potassium: 672mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1014IU | Vitamin C: 71mg | Calcium: 225mg | Iron: 7mg

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