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Thursday, September 11, 2014

Tofu Paratha | Indian Bread with Tofu


Tofu is one food that I started eating only 4 years back . Back then, after reading a lot about its nutritional benefits and testimonies from foodies, I thought why not give it a try? The most convenient is  making parathas with tofu stuffing as Tofu itself is tasteless. Let me tell you these parathas are very filling and healthy snack too.  I often pack it as lunch item for my little one for school. 
                                                             
Ingredients:
Needed for the dough
2 cups Whole wheat flour
1 tsp Salt
1/2 tbsp Oil
Water to knead the dough

For the Filling:
200 gms Tofu, grated
1 Onion, finely chopped
2 Green chilies, chopped
1/2 tsp Ginger, finely chopped
1 tsp Red chili powder
1/2 tsp Garam masala
Salt to taste (do keep in mind that I have added little salt in the dough as well)
2 tbsp fresh Coriander leaves, finely chopped
Oil for cooking 

Method:
Take a big bowl and mix flour, salt and mix well. Add oil and water simultaneously to knead the dough as you would do to make rotis. Cover and leave it for sometime to settle down.

To make the Filling:
In a large bowl crumble the tofu and add all the above ingredients under Filling. Mix thoroughly and keep aside the filling.


Assembling the paratha:
Now from the dough make two lime sized equal balls. Take a ball and flatten it on your palm and then by using a rolling pin roll out on a floured board to make a 5 inch disc.
                                                                         

 Shift this to another plate and make another 5 inch disc with another set of ball. Spread 2-3 tsp of filling on one roti and then cover it with the other roti. Press down the edges to seal firmly. Dust some flour on it and roll out slightly. 


                                                                

Transfer the paratha on to the hot skillet / tawa. Cook for few minutes, flip in between, when brown spots appear drizzle with some oil. When both sides are done you may dab little butter on each paratha. Do the same with the rest of the dough. Serve hot with butter, pickle or with chilled curd. 

9 comments:

  1. Wow..love all those beautiful clicks. Just amazing. Looks so yummy and filling.

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  2. Wow, love tofu in parathas, this stuffed paratha rocks.

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  3. Paratha with tofu stuffing ! I am ready right now Deepa.

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  4. What a coincidence, just the other day I made these for kids...tofu is so healthy! and you are so right they are so filling :)

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  5. Yummy ...i do very similar too ...love the clicks and love the header ...cool

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  6. Looks so inviting, I always come to Hamari Rasoi with lot of memories…you were one of the first few blogs that supported me when I started blogging.

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  7. i always make stuffed paratha this way
    wow this looks so yummy:) Indeed worth trying:) Great recipe

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  8. Love the tofu paratha....i recently started eating tofu and i quite like it

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