Friday, August 21, 2015

Cabbage Paratha-Stuffed Cabbage Paratha Recipe-Patta Gobi Paratha

Cabbage paratha is very delicious, healthy and easy to make. I love it very much and make it often at home. It can be had for breakfast or for lunch or dinner. It is a great way to sneak cabbage into your kids diet. It is usually served with any chutney or curd or pickle. I have used multigrain flour to make this paratha more nutritious. Today we will learn how to make cabbage paratha following this easy recipe with step wise pictures.

Cabbage Paratha

Cabbage Paratha-Patta Gobi Paratha

Cabbage Paratha

 Prep Time : 15 mins
 Cook Time : 30 mins 
 Yields: 6 Parathas
 Recipe CategoryBreakfast-Lunch-Dinner
 Recipe CuisineNorth Indian

   Ingredients needed

   For the dough

   Whole Wheat flour/multigrain flour - 1 1/2 cup
   Oil - 2 tsp
   Salt - a generous pinch

   For the stuffing

   Oil - 1 tbsp
   Cumin seeds/Jeera - 1 tsp
   Onion - 3/4 cup finely chopped
   Cabbage - 1 cup shredded
   Salt needed

   Spice Powder

   Turmeric powder - a pinch
   Chilli powder - 1/2-3/4 tsp
   Cumin powder - 1 tsp
   Kitchen King Masala/garam masala powder - 3/4 tsp

   For making parathas

   Oil or butter for cooking parathas


In a plate or bowl, mix together whole wheat flour, a tsp of oil and salt. Add warm water little at a time and make a soft and smooth dough just like you make for chapati. Keep it covered. Let it rest for 15-20 minutes. In the meantime we will prepare the stuffing.

paratha dough

Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, when it splutters, add very finely chopped onions and saute until onions turn light brown. Add a little salt to speed up the process.

sauteing onions

sauteing onions until light brown

Then add finely shredded cabbage.

sauteing cabbage

Add all the spice powder mentioned under 'Spice Powder' and salt needed. Cook on medium heat until the cabbage is cooked and the mixture becomes dry. Leave it to cool.

preparation of stuffing for cabbage paratha


Divide the dough kept aside into 6 equal parts and make smooth balls.

making stuffed cabbage paratha

Flatten it slightly, dust wheat flour and roll it out into a circle of 4 inches in diameter. Place 1-2 tbsp of the prepared stuffing, gather the edges together and seal it well as shown in the picture below.

Cabbage Paratha recipe

Now roll out into a circle of 6 inches in diameter with the stuffing inside. Repeat the process for the rest of the dough.

how to make Stuffed Cabbage Paratha

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

Apply a little oil on the other side and cook both sides until brown specks appear. Repeat the same process for the rest of the rolled out dough.

Stuffed Cabbage Paratha

Enjoy it with chutney or pickle or thick curd.

It is perfect for both school and office lunch box. Pack it in an aluminium foil for the parathas to stay soft until lunch.

Storage - If not serving immediately, wrap it in a soft cotton cloth and keep it in an air tight box or casserole. It will stay soft for 5-6 hours.       

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  1. I have some cabbage with me and I know what to do with it now. :)

  2. soo healthy dish thanks a lot padhu nice presentation

  3. Looks so yum! I dint know that we can make paratas with Cabbage! Amazing creativity

  4. What is this multigrain flour? What is the combination?

    1. I used ready made aashirwad mutligrain flour. You can use plain wheat flour also for this recipe.


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