Carrot Paratha | Gajar Paratha

Carrot Paratha

Carrot – first thing that comes to mind is it’s good for Eyes. And we can even say that, just like an Apple, eating a carrot a day keeps an eye doctor away. Carrots is one of the most widely used vegetable in the world mainly because it grows relatively easy. Most of the benefits of carrots can be attributed to their beta-carotene and fiber content. Carrots are rich in Vitamin A, C, K and B8. Thus it offers a number of benefits – from preventing heart diseases to lowering the blood pressure and boosting the immunity. Here are we are bringing you one of the most healthy and easy to make recipes – Carrot Paratha. And as you will see in the video, these are made from Wheat. What can be more healthier then!

Cook Time: 35 mins
Servings: 6 Paratha
Category: Roti / Paratha

Ingredients for Dough Quantity
Whole Wheat Flour / Atta 1 ¼ cup
Salt ½ tsp
Oil 1 tsp
Yogurt / Curd / Dahi 1 ½ tsp
Water for kneading as required
Ingredients for Stuffing
Grated Carrots 1 cup
Oil 2 tsp
Mustard Seeds / Rai ¼ tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeera ¼ tsp
Green Chilli Paste ¼ tsp
Asafetida / Hing 1 pinch
Salt ¼ tsp
Red Chilli Powder / Lal mirchi ¼ tsp
Turmeric Powder / Haldi ¼ tsp
Coriander powder / Dhaniya ¼ tsp
Oil for roasting as required
Butter for garnishing as required

# Cooking Carrot Paratha | Step by Step
1 In mixing bowl, add 1 ¼ cup of Whole Wheat flour (Atta), ½ tsp of Salt, 1 tsp of Oil and 1 ½ tsp of Yogurt (Dahi).
2 Mix it well and add Water as required to knead the soft dough.
3 Cover the dough and allow it to rest for 20 min.
4 In a preheated pan, add 2 tsp of Oil then add ¼ tsp of Mustard seeds (Rai), ¼ tsp of Cumin Seeds (Jeera), 1 pinch of Asafetida (Hing), ¼ tsp of Green Chilli Paste and 1 cup of grated Carrots then sauté the Carrots nicely.
5 Add ¼ tsp of Turmeric Powder (Haldi) followed by ¼ tsp of Red Chilli Powder (Lal Mirchi), ¼ tsp of Coriander Powder (Dhaniya) and ¼ tsp of Salt to the Carrots.
6 Sauté for more 3 – 5 Min and then stuffing is ready to use.
7 Knead the dough again for more 2 Min by dusting flour over it and take small portion of the dough and start to roll into oval shape (for square Paratha).
8 Add stuffing approximately 1 ½ tsp and fold from all four sides and start rolling into square Paratha.
9 Put Paratha on preheated tawa and roast it with 1 tsp of Oil from both sides.
10 If required with the help of masher slightly press Paratha and roast from both the sides.
11 In a similar way, make all the Parathas.
12 Garnish with butter and serve hot with Yogurt (Dahi).

As we all know, a picture is worth a thousand words. Any recipe can be easily understood even with just a single image. Along with the steps above, you can also follow the pictorial representation given below. These are the major 9 steps while cooking Carrot Paratha and will help you to see whether your dish is coming as exactly or closer to the recipe given. Follow these well and enjoy your cooking. Happy Cooking!

Steps to Prepare Carrot Paratha

Useful Tips
– Do not overcook the Carrots there should be crunchy bite in Carrots.

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