Monday, November 16, 2015

Broccoli Paratha Recipe-Stuffed Broccoli Paratha-Easy Indian Broccoli Recipes

Broccoli paratha is easy to make, tasty and nutritious. It is ideal for breakfast, lunch, lunch box or for dinner. Of all the cruciferous vegetables, broccoli has the most concentrated source of vitamin C. In addition to fiber, broccoli is rich in essential vitamins and minerals. Broccoli is a good source of beta-carotene and is low in calories. Today we will learn how to make Broccoli Paratha following this easy recipe with step wise pictures.

Broccoli Paratha

Broccoli Paratha

Broccoli Paratha

 Prep Time : 15 mins
 Cook Time : 30 mins 
 Serves: 7 Broccoli Parathas
 Recipe CategoryBreakfast-Lunchbox-Dinner
 Recipe CuisineIndian

   Ingredients needed

  For the Dough

   Whole Wheat flour/Multigrain atta - 1 1/2 cup
   Oil - 2 tsp
   Salt - 1/4 tsp
   Warm water as needed

   For the Stuffing

   Onion - 3/4 cup chopped
   Green Chilli - 2 finely chopped
   Ginger-Garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
   Coarsely ground Broccoli - 1 cup
   Salt to taste

   Spice Powder

   Chilli powder -1/2 tsp
   Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
   Cumin/jeera powder - 1 tsp
   Kitchen King Masala powder/Garam masala powder -1 tsp

   For the Seasoning

   Oil - 1 tbsp
   Cumin seeds - 1 tsp

   Oil/ghee/butter for tawa frying parathas


Bring water to boil with a pinch of turmeric powder and little salt. When it starts boiling, add the washed broccoli florets to it. Let it be in water for 1 minute. Then drain the water completely and pat the florets dry with a kitchen towel.

blanching broccoli

Blend it coarsely and keep it aside.

Stuffing Preparation

Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, when it splutters, add finely chopped onions and green chillies.

Saute until onions turn transparent.

preparation of stuffing for broccoli paratha

Add the coarsely ground broccoli and all the spice powder mentioned under "Spice Powder". Add salt to taste and cook until all the moisture evaporates and the mixture becomes dry. Our broccoli stuffing is ready. Leave it to cool.

broccoli paratha stuffing


In a bowl or plate combine together, wheat flour, 2 tsp oil and salt. Add warm water little at a time and make a soft pliable dough. Grease your fingers with a little oil and knead the dough well. Keep it covered for 15-20 minutes.

preparing dough for paratha

Now pinch 2 golf ball sized pieces of dough and and make smooth balls.

Flatten the ball, dust wheat flour and roll it out into a small circle (approximately 4 inches in diameter) using a rolling pin. Repeat the same for the other ball
paratha dough

Place 2 tbsp of stuffing on one of the rolled out dough, spread the stuffing evenly leaving a little space around the edges as shown below and cover it with the other rolled out dough.

Stuffed Broccoli Paratha Recipe

Press the edges so that it sticks well. Now dust flour and roll it out into a circle of  6 inches in diameter with the stuffing.

Indian Broccoli Recipe

Heat a tawa, place the rolled out paratha, when you see bubbles forming on the surface, spread a tsp of oil and flip it over to the other side.

how to prepare broccoli paratha

Spread another tsp of oil and cook both the sides until brown specks appear. Repeat the same process above for the rest of the dough.

broccoli paratha recipe

Serve with pickle or plain yogurt or raitha.

Stuffed Broccoli Paratha-Easy Indian Broccoli Recipe

If not serving immediately, wrap it in an aluminium foil and keep it in a container for it to stay soft.

You can pack this nutritious and filling paratha for office or school lunch also. Use aluminium foil for packing the parathas.

More Broccoli Recipes

Broccoli Stir Fry 

Easy Broccoli Rice 

Broccoli Soup

Oven Roasted Broccoli 

Quinoa Vegetable Salad with broccoli

Also check out my collection of Paratha Recipes .

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  1. Definitely a healthy parata..and its good for weight loss ☺..

  2. Yesterday, tried it for dinner... So delicious
    Kids loved it!! Will make it often... Thank you Padhu��

  3. Such an awesome recipe..thank u..could u pls tell wat masala u have sprinkled on the yogurt ??

    1. That is nothing but roasted jeera powder.

  4. Wow!!! Brocolli Paratha! I am surely going to try this. Have never induced brocolli in Indian cooking...Thanks for Padhu :)

  5. Awesome padhu ...tried it it came out so well


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