Paneer Paratha is a super easy stuffed flat bread made with cottage cheese, spices and herbs. Today i prepared this stuffed paratha for lunch and we loved it a lot. It does not require any curry to pair with. Simply dip in pickle or yogurt and have it. Perfect stuffed bread for lunch box or picnick. So easy to prepare for unexpected guest arrival.

       I have used here frozen paneer you could use fresh paneer too for this recipe. Drain the water well and use it for the recipe to get perfect parathas. I love the paneer and ajwain combo as i expected this tastes divine for my taste buds.

Cottage Cheese Paratha

For Paneer Stuffing:
Paneer, fresh/ frozen- 2 cups
Chilli powder- 1 teaspoon
Garam masala powder- 1/2 teaspoon
Ajwain/ Omam- 1/2 teaspoon
Salt- to toaste
Coriander leaves,chopped- 1 tablespoon

For Paratha:
Atta/ Whole Wheat Flour- 1 1/2 cups
Oil- 2 teaspoons
Salt- to taste

  • Squeeze the paneer well and drain the water from fresh or frozen (thawed)paneer.
  • In a  blender add the paneer pieces and pulse twice or thrice until the paneer resembles crumble.
  • Transfer into a bowl and add chilli powder, garam masala powder, ajwain, salt and coriander leaves.
  • Mix well and make them into 7-8 lemon sized balls; set aside.
  • In a bowl take the whole wheat flour, salt and oil  and mix well. Add water little by little and make in to a dough.
  • Transfer the dough to a flat surface and knead to make it soft and pliable.
  • Set aside covered for 5- 10 minutes to soften the dough.
  • Divide the dough into 7-8 lemon sized balls.
  • Spread the dough into a small disc using a rolling pin. Keep a paneer ball inside and gather the edges and press well to seal.
  • Press the stuffed balls to flatten using your  fingers.
  • Dust each stuffed balls with atta and spread each balls into a thin flat parathas.
  • Heat a pan on high flame till smoking hot reduce the flame to low and drizzle half a teaspoon of oil, cook the paratha till brown spots appear on each side.
  • Serve hot with curd or pickle.
Paneer Paratha

Stuffed Indian Flat Bread