How to Make Gobi (Cauliflower) Paratha for Babies & Toddlers - FirstCry Parenting

Gobi (Cauliflower) Paratha Recipe

A much loved stuffed Indian flatbread, Gobi (Cauliflower) paratha is a staple dish in most North Indian households. Such is its popularity now that every part of India has seemed to have fallen in love with the dish. That is why it has become a common dish in every household across Indian. A perfect dish to serve your toddler, this Gobi (Cauliflower) Paratha for babies is something that you can cook for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Cooking Time

Type Time (hh:mm:ss)
Preparation Time 00:20:00
Cook Time 00:20:00
Total Time 00:40:00

Total Servings


Cooking Method

Gas stove or induction

Type of Meal

Vegetarians And Non-Vegetarians

Suitable for

Any baby above 11 months of age

Meal Schedule

Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner

Recipe Type

Main Meal


For The Dough

Ingredients  Quantity & Volume 
Wheat flour 1 ½ cups
Oil 1 teaspoon
Salt As per taste

For The Stuffing

Ingredients  Quantity & Volume 
Grated Cauliflower 1 ½ cups
Oil 2 teaspoon
Cumin Seeds ½ teaspoon
Onions finely chopped ½ cup
Green Chillies finely chopped 1 teaspoon
Salt As per taste
Coriander finely chopped ¼ cup

Other Ingredients

Ingredients  Quantity & Volume 
Whole Wheat Flour for rolling 10-15 tablespoons
Ghee 10-15 tablespoons


Just follow this step-by-step procedure to learn how to make Gobi (Cauliflower) Paratha:

For The Dough

  • Combine all the ingredients in a bowl. Knead into a smooth dough with enough water (approximately ½ cup).
  • Cover and keep aside.

For The Stuffing

  • Heat ghee in a broad pan and add the cumin seeds.
  • Add the onions and green chillies when the cumin seeds crackle. Sauté on a medium flame for about a minute.
  • Now add the grated cauliflower and salt. Sauté on a medium flame for about 1-2 minutes.
  • Add about 4 tablespoons of water mix well. Cover and cook on a low flame for about 3-4 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  • Once cooked, add the chopped coriander and mix well.
  • Now divide the stuffing into six equal portions and keep aside.

For The Paratha

  • Divide the dough into six equal parts.
  • Take some portion of dough in your palm and roll out into a circle of 4 inches in diameter.
  • Place one of the portions of the stuffing in the centre.
  • Carefully bring together the sides to the centre and seal it into a stuffed ball.
  • Now use some wheat flour and roll this ball into a circle of about 7 inches in diameter.
  • Now heat a tava and cook the paratha with ghee. First, cook one side and apply ghee to it. Flip over and cook until both sides appear golden brown.
  • Now repeat the above steps to exhaust the portions of dough and stuffing.
  • Serve the gobi paratha hot with yoghurt or ketchup.

Recipe Tips

Now that you have learned to make homemade Gobi ( Cauliflower) Paratha baby food recipe, follow these tips to perfect it:

  • Wash the cauliflower before cutting the florets. After you separate the florets, place them in a bowl of cold water with some salt. This step will get rid of any worms that are in the vegetable.
  • Knead the flour into a smooth dough so that the parathas will turn out soft.
  • Adjust the number of green chillies as your baby’s taste.
  • You can also add some amchur powder or garam masala for an enhanced flavour.

Nutritional Information Per Servings

Nutrient  Value 
Calories 218 Kcal
Protein 5.5 gm
Carbohydrates 30.7 gm
Fibre 5.7 gm
Fat 8.8 gm
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 20.2 mg

Health Benefits

This simple Gobi (Cauliflower) Paratha recipe has its share of health benefits:

  • Wheat flour is good for digestion and will keep your baby’s tummy fuller for longer. It is also gluten-free and is an excellent food for kids with allergies.
  • Cauliflower is a good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin K, manganese and potassium. It is rich in antioxidants to boost the kid’s metabolism. The potassium helps to maintain the muscles, heart, kidneys, and muscles.

Buying Guide

Just take some care and precaution while buying ingredients for Gobi (Cauliflower) Paratha. Follow these tips:

  • Buy cauliflower that is white and covered within green leaves. Ensure there are no black spots on the cauliflower.
  • Buy atta from supermarkets that belong to reputed brands. Check the expiry date on the packaging. Alternatively, you can also buy whole wheat grains and grind them to a powder in a mill.

The combination of cauliflower, green chillies and onions make an excellent delectable meal that is wholesome and nutritious. Your kid is sure to love this paratha made generously with ghee. Serve it with a glass of buttermilk to complete a meal.


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