Soy stuff paratha

Soy stuff paratha

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Soybean, though a vegetarian source of protein, ranks equivalent to meat with respect to quality. Soybean is considered as a significant commercial pulse of the world. Paratha stuffed with spices and soya granules, or minced soy is rich in proteins. You can even pack it for kids with their favourite sauce or chutney.





Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
4 People 30 Minutes 15 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups wheat flour
  • 2 tsp (teaspoon) oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt or as per taste
  • 1 cup soy granules
  • 1/2 cup capsicum (finely chopped)
  • 2 to 3 tbsp(tablespoon) green coriander
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp Green chilly paste (optional)
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Salt or as per taste

Method

Step 1

Take 1 cup water in a saucepan and place it on the flame.

Step 2

When water is hot enough, turn off the flame and put soy granules into it.

Step 3

Cover and keep aside for 10-15 minutes.

Step 4

Mix well flour, oil and salt and with the help of water, knead a soft dough.

Step 5

Cover the dough with a wet cloth and keep it aside to set for about 20 minutes.

Step 6

Preheat a pan with 2 tsp oil.

Step 7

When oil is hot, add cumin seed.

Step 8

After cumin seeds begin to crack, add green chilly paste, ginger paste, asafoetida and capsicum.

Step 9

Saute for few minutes.

Step 10

Add soy granules and salt. Mix all ingredients well.

Step 11

Stir the stuffing for 2 minutes continuously and add green coriander.

Step 12

Turn off the flame and transfer the filling to a bowl.

Step 13

Knead the dough again until smooth.

Step 14

Preheat a tawa over the flame. Pull out a part of the kneaded dough.

Step 15

Roll out a round parantha with 4 to 5-inch diameter.

Step 16

Place 2 tsp stuffing in the centre and close the paratha from all sides.

Step 17

Gently flatten the stuffed dough ball between your palms.

Step 18

Roll out gently into parantha with 5 to 6-inch diameter. Dust with dry flour when needed so it does not stick to the surface or roll pin.

Step 19

On a hot tawa, spread some oil.

Step 20

Now place the parantha over the tawa and allow to roast from both sides till light brown spots appear.

Step 21

Take off the parantha from tawa.

Step 22

Serve it hot with curd, hummus dip, chutney or tomato sauce and relish eating it!!

Nutritional Information

Calories 265 Calories from Fat 117
Total Fat 13  20% Saturated Fat 7 g 35%
Cholesterol 10 mg 3% Sodium 160 mg 7%
Carbohydrates 28 g 9% Dietary Fiber 6 g 24%
Sugars 1 g Protein 9 g
Calcium 8% Iron 15%

*Based on a 2000 calorie diet.