broccoli paratha recipe, how to make broccoli paratha | broccoli recipes

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broccoli paratha recipe with step by step photos – healthy nutritious whole wheat flat breads stuffed with a spiced broccoli stuffing.

a variation to the regular stuffed paratha is this broccoli paratha. they taste good and even folks who do not like broccoli will like these parathas.

broccoli paratha recipe

broccoli is the least consumed veggie at my place, so i just stick to this paratha recipe, cutlet and a few stir fries. two more broccoli recipes i have posted on the blog are:

these broccoli parathas can be served with a pickle or with curd. you can also pack them in kids tiffin box. if making for breakfast or tiffin, then you can knead the dough the night before and refrigerate. the broccoli stuffing can also be made the night before and refrigerated.

if you are looking for more paratha recipes then do check beetroot paratha, peas paratha, lauki paratha, masala paratha and aloo paratha recipe.

broccoli paratha recipe card below:

broccoli paratha recipe
5 from 2 votes

broccoli paratha recipe

stuffed broccoli paratha recipe - healthy nutritious whole wheat flat breads stuffed with a spiced broccoli stuffing.

course breakfasts
cuisine indian
prep time 30 minutes
cook time 30 minutes
total time 1 hour
servings 2 to 3
author dassana amit

ingredients (1 cup = 250 ml)

for paratha dough:

  • 1.5 cups whole wheat flour (atta)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons oil
  • water as required for kneading

for broccoli paratha stuffing:

  • 1.25 to 1.5 cups grated or minced broccoli or 250 grams broccoli
  • 2.5 to 3 cups water for blanching broccoli
  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • 1 green chili, finely chopped
  • a pinch of red chilli powder (lal mirch powder)
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon dry mango powder (amchur powder)
  • 1 tablespoon gram flour (besan)
  • salt as required
  • oil or ghee as required for roasting

how to make recipe

making broccoli paratha dough:

  1. first take 1.5 cups whole wheat flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1 to 2 teaspoons oil in a mixing bowl or pan. mix very well.
  2. then add 1/4 cup water.
  3. begin to knead. add more water if required while kneading. i added overall 1/2 cup water. depending on the quality of flour, you can add less or more water.
  4. knead to a soft and smooth dough. cover and keep aside the paratha dough for 30 minutes.

preparing broccoli stuffing:

  1. blanch 250 grams broccoli in 2.5 to 3 cups hot boiling water. first heat water till it begins to boil. switch off the flame and then add the broccoli in it. 

  2. cover and blanch for a minute. then drain very well and chop or break the florets. blanching step is optional and only if there are insects or worms in broccoli.

  3. add the broccoli florets in a mixer.
  4. then using the pulse option of the mixer, just mince the broccoli for some seconds. you do not need to make a paste. just a coarse mince of the florets. keep aside. 

  5. i have used mixer to mince the broccoli. you can use a grater. you can even break the broccoli in large florets and then blanch if using the mixer or food processor. you will need 1.25 to 1.5 cups grated or minced broccoli.

  6. heat 2 teaspoons oil in a small pan. add 1 chopped green chili. stir.
  7. then add the minced or grated broccoli.
  8. mix very well and on a low flame saute the broccoli.
  9. saute for 2 to 3 minutes on a low flame.
  10. then add the following spices - a pinch of red chilli powder, 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder and 1/2 to 1 teaspoon amchur powder/dry mango powder and salt. 

  11. if using homemade garam masala powder, then add 1/4 teaspoon. also homemade amchur powder can be 1/2 teaspoon. mix very well.

  12. then add 1 tablespoon besan.
  13. mix well and saute for a minute or two. check the taste. if required add more red chilli powder, garam masala powder or amchur powder. 

  14. if you do not have amchur powder, you can add 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice or as per taste. let this stuffing cool at room temperature.

rolling stuffed broccoli parathas:

  1. pinch medium sized balls from the dough. roll them and keep covered.
  2. take a dough ball. flatten it a bit. sprinkle with some whole wheat flour.
  3. roll to a round of 5 to 6 inches in diameter.
  4. place 2 to 3 tablespoons of the broccoli stuffing on the rolled dough.
  5. begin to pleat the edges.
  6. then bring them together at the center and press them at the center.
  7. flatten the pressed edges with your fingers and dust some flour on the stuffed dough.
  8. gently roll to a paratha of about 7 to 8 inches. sprinkle flour as required while rolling.

making broccoli paratha:

  1. heat a tawa and let it become hot. place the broccoli paratha on the hot tawa. on a medium to high flame, begin to roast the paratha.
  2. when one side is partially cooked (about ¼th) then flip the paratha.

  3. spread some oil or ghee on top.
  4. flip again. now spread some oil or ghee on this side too. if the broccoli paratha has been stuffed and rolled well, it will start puffing up while cooking.
  5. flip again. press the broccoli paratha edges with a spatula too, so that they are also roasted well.

  6. flip once more and roast till the broccoli paratha is evenly cooked and has golden blisters on top.
  7. serve broccoli paratha hot. you can also stack them in roti basket and later serve warm. 

  8. serve broccoli parathas for breakfast with a side accompaniment of a sweet mango pickle. you can also serve with some butter or curd.

how to make broccoli paratha recipe:

preparing the paratha dough:

1. first take 1.5 cups whole wheat flour, ¼ teaspoon salt and 1 to 2 teaspoons oil in a mixing bowl or pan. mix very well.

flour for broccoli paratha recipe

2. then add ¼ cup water.

water to make broccoli paratha recipe

3. begin to knead. add more water if required while kneading. depending on the quality of flour, you can add less or more water.

dough to make broccoli paratha recipe

4. knead to a soft and smooth dough. cover and keep aside the paratha dough for 30 minutes.

dough to make broccoli paratha recipe

preparing broccoli stuffing:

1. blanch 250 grams broccoli in 2.5 to 3 cups hot boiling water. first heat water till it begins to boil. switch off the flame and then add the broccoli in it. cover and blanch for a minute. then drain and chop or break the florets. blanching step is optional and only if there are insects or worms in broccoli.

broccoli to make broccoli paratha recipe

2. add the broccoli florets in a mixer.

broccoli to make broccoli paratha recipe

3. then using the pulse option of the mixer, just mince the broccoli for some seconds. you do not need to make a paste. just a coarse mince of the florets. keep aside. i have used mixer to mince the broccoli. you can use a grater. you can even break the broccoli in large florets and then blanch if using the mixer or food processor. you will need 1.25 to 1.5 cups grated or minced broccoli.

broccoli to make broccoli paratha recipe

4. heat 2 teaspoons oil in a small pan. add 1 chopped green chili. stir.

chilli to make broccoli paratha recipe

5. then add the minced or grated broccoli.

broccoli to make broccoli paratha recipe

6. mix very well and on a low flame saute the broccoli.

broccoli to prepare broccoli paratha recipe

7. saute for 2 to 3 minutes on a low flame.

broccoli to prepare broccoli paratha recipe

8. then add the following spices – a pinch of red chilli powder, ¼ to ½ teaspoon garam masala powder and ½ to 1 teaspoon amchur powder/dry mango powder and salt. if using homemade garam masala powder, then add ¼ teaspoon. also homemade amchur powder can be ½ teaspoon.

spices to prepare broccoli paratha recipe

9. mix very well.

making broccoli paratha recipe

10. then add 1 tablespoon besan.

besan for broccoli paratha recipe

11. mix well and saute for a minute or two. check the taste. if required add more red chilli powder, garam masala powder or amchur powder. if you do not have amchur powder, you can add ½ teaspoon lemon juice or as per taste. let this stuffing cool at room temperature.

making broccoli paratha recipe

assembling and preparing stuffed broccoli parathas:

1. pinch medium sized balls from the dough. roll them and keep covered.

dough for making broccoli paratha recipe

2. take a dough ball. flatten it a bit. sprinkle with some whole wheat flour.

dough for making broccoli paratha recipe

3. roll to a round of 5 to 6 inches in diameter.

dough for making broccoli paratha recipe

4. place 2 to 3 tablespoons of the broccoli stuffing on the rolled dough.

broccoli stuffing for making broccoli paratha recipe

5. begin to pleat the edges.

making broccoli paratha recipe

6. then bring them together at the center and press them at the center.

making broccoli paratha recipe

7. flatten the pressed edges with your fingers and dust some flour on the stuffed dough. you can also roll two small rounds and then place the broccoli stuffing between the dough circles. this method is shown in this aloo paratha recipe.

making broccoli paratha recipe

8. gently roll to a paratha of about 7 to 8 inches. sprinkle flour as required while rolling.

preparing broccoli paratha recipe

9. heat a tawa and let it become hot. place the broccoli paratha on the hot tawa. on a medium to high flame, begin to roast the paratha.

preparing broccoli paratha recipe

10. when one side is partially cooked (about ¼th) then flip.

preparing broccoli paratha recipe

11. spread some oil or ghee on top.

preparing broccoli paratha recipe

12. flip again.

preparing broccoli paratha recipe

13. now spread some oil or ghee on this side too. if the paratha has been stuffed and rolled well, it will start puffing up while cooking.

preparing broccoli paratha recipe

14. flip again. press the paratha edges with a spatula too, so that they are also roasted well.

making broccoli paratha recipe

15. flip once more and roast till the broccoli paratha is evenly cooked and has golden blisters on top.

making broccoli paratha recipe

16. serve broccoli paratha hot. you can also stack them in roti basket and later serve warm. serve broccoli parathas for breakfast with a side accompaniment of a mango pickle. you can also serve with some butter or curd.

broccoli paratha

About

dassana amit
i started vegrecipesofindia.com in feb 2009. it is a pure vegetarian blog and shares recipes with step by step photos.

i am passionate about cooking from childhood and learnt cooking from my elders. a home science degree course further enhanced my cooking and baking skills professionally along with an internship in a five star hotel. i am trained both in mainstream indian as well as international cuisines.

all the 1800 recipes posted on blog are tried and tested and made healthy wherever possible. the recipes are detailed and with step by step pictures that will easily help you to make delicious and tasty vegetarian food.



12 thoughts on “broccoli paratha recipe, how to make broccoli paratha | broccoli recipes

  1. Hi shall v prepare night and keep it for next day lunch.is it taste good and soft.

    • you can do this way. the parathas will be soft.

  2. Thanks for the recipe. I will make brocolli paratha first time . I am very excited to make it with your given steps for recipe

    • Welcome Anum. Happy cooking.

  3. tried it without adding besan.Turned out very tasty.Thanks.

    • thanks sruthi for the feedback. nice to know.

  4. Thanks for considering my request dasanna

    • welcom jaya.

  5. I used chaat masala instead of garam masala ,it tastes good for kids
    I even tried beetroot paratha,that is also yummmy…
    Plz share how to make amchur powder and chaat masala at home as the homemade ones are the best choice….

    Thank u

    • thanks jaya for positive views. have taken your request for home made chat masala and amchur powder recipe on our file. please allow us some to post the same,.

  6. Hi dasanna amit
    Thank u soooo much,this is really yummy,i tried n it really tasted soooo good.
    Before it is an unfinished task to make the kids eat brocolli,but now it is very easy with this yummy recipe
    Thanks for sharing

    • welcome jaya, thanks for positive views 🙂

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