collection of 28 indian paratha recipes including popular paratha varieties like aloo paratha, gobi paratha, paneer paratha, onion paratha, mooli paratha and plain paratha.
paratha or paranthas are very popular as a breakfast meal specially in north india. they are most popular in the state of punjab where they are popular breakfast meal.
parathas are a category of indian breads and nowadays they are easily available in most indian restaurants. but if you want to have the real taste of parathas then you must have them in the dhabas of north india specially from a place called as ‘murthal’ in haryana or in delhi’s parathe wali gali at chandni chowk (old delhi).
if you are eating parathas in punjab then don’t be amused if you see people drinking a tall glass of lassi along with the paratha. a good stuffed paratha is very heavy and is a enough meal in itself and you might feel like having a good sleep after having two or three parathas in punjab where they are cooked with ghee and served with lot of butter and lassi.
every home as its own way or method of making parathas. the skill of the cook is noticed from the fact that how much he can put the stuffing inside the paratha without breaking it and its an art and comes with practice.
the name of the paratha is taken from the stuffing used to make the paratha. e.g. in aloo paratha the stuffing is of spiced mashed potatos. the parathas are usually cooked in ghee but as an alternative you can use oil too. they are usually accompanied with tea, raita, pickle, dal makhani, curd or butter.
there are plain parathas as well as lachedar parathas. these go well with lime or mango pickle and tea. whereas stuffed paratha like aloo paratha or gobi paratha go well with curd or butter. onion paratha can go well with dal makhani or curd. thats how they are usually eaten and it varies as per the taste of the person.
28 indian veg paratha recipes:
|aloo (potato) paratha||gobi (cauliflower) paratha|
|paneer (cottage cheese) paratha||methi (fenugreek) paratha|
|onion paratha or pyaaz ka paratha||plain paratha|
| cheese paratha|| kerala paratha or malabar paratha|
| vegetable paratha||mooli paratha or radish paratha|
|egg paratha||ajwain (carom seeds) paratha|
|lachedar paratha||methi missi roti|
|sugar paratha or sweet paratha||palak paratha or spinach paratha|
|rajgira paratha||kuttu ka paratha|
|chana dal paratha||dhaba style aloo paratha|
|aloo gobi paratha||aloo palak paratha|
| pudina paratha|
restaurant style recipe of
whole wheat flat bread stuffed
with a spiced mashed peas filling.
punjabi missi roti or flat breads
no onion no garlic parathas
or whole wheat flat breads
made with lauki (opo squash)
| chana dal methi paratha||lauki paratha|
note: if you are new to making parathas then i suggest you to check this aloo paratha recipe post where i have explained the method of making parathas in detail.