Monday, 30 May 2011

Mix Veg Paratha

Stuffed Parathas one of the most popular dish among North Indians.I am a big fan of all kind of stuffed parathas specially made by my mom.She can make a number of types of stuffed paratha.One of my favorite one is Mix Veg Paratha or Shahi Paratha. It is combination of various different kind of parathas like carrot paratha,gobi paratha,aloo paratha,paneer paratha,peas paratha etc.I made it one weekend to finish all the vegetables left to clear my refrigerator.It was my first attempt to  try Mix Veg Paratha.But it tasted so good that my husband named it "Shahi Paratha". Lets see the recipe of Shahi Paratha.

Mix Veg Paratha


  • Boiled Potatoes 3 
  • Carrot 1
  • Cauliflower Grated 2/3rd cup
  • Green Peas 1/2 Cup
  • Onion finely cut 1/2 Cup
  • Paneer Grated 1/2 Cup
  • Kasoori Methi 2 Tbsp
  • Green Chilies 2 Finely Chopped
  • Coriander Leaves Finely chopped 1 Tbsp
  • Cumin Seeds
  • Mustard Seeds
  • Cumin Powder 1 tsp
  • Coriander Powder 1 tsp
  • Red Chili powder 1 tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder 1tsp
  • Ginger Paste 1/2 tsp
  • Garlic Paste 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste 
  • Oil  2 Tbsp

For Dough :-
  • 3 Cups Whole Wheat Flour
  • Water to kneed
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Oil
Recipe For Mix Veg Paratha:- 

How to make stuffing for mix veg paratha:-

  1. First of all add oil and salt in the flour and kneed to make a soft dough.
  2. Cover with a damp cloth or lid and keep aside.
  3. Boil the potatoes and carrot together.
  4. Boil Green peas and Cauliflower separately.
  5. Drain all the vegetables so that no water would be left inside.
  6. After draining  mash all the veges separately.
  7. Now take oil in a pan and heat it.
  8. Add cumin seeds and mustard seeds.when they start to make noise add green chili and ginger-garlic paste.Stir it for few seconds.
  9. Add coriander powder,cumin powder and red chili powder and stir well.
  10. Add vegetables now starting with cauliflower and carrot.Mix well.Saute it for 5 minutes.
  11. Add potatoes and peas, stir well finally add garam masala,salt,paneer,kasoori methi and coriander leaves.Saute well.
  12. Make sure that the mixer is not too loose to stuff.If u think that it is loose then can thicken it by adding gram floor.
How to make Mix Veg Paratha:-
  1. Take lemon sized ball out of the dough and roll it with the help of roller.
  2. And make orange sized roll. Put the Stuffing in this roll . 
  3. Pack well from all sides.Apply some dry flour from both sides and roll very softly.
  4. Take care that the stuffing should not come out.And make paratha of medium size and thickness.
  5. Heat the tawa.Grese with 2-3 drops of oil and place the paratha slowly.
  6. Let it cook from one side and when bubble start appearing from upper side sprinkle few drops of oil.And turn it.
  7. When both sides are cooked, put oil and spread it to both the surfaces. 
  8. Cook till paratha turns golden red.
  9. Put 1 tsp butter on paratha and serve hot with chutneys or sause .

Tips While Making Stuffed Paratha:-
  • The dough should be very soft otherwise the stuffing will come out while rolling and the parathas will break.
  • Stuffing should not be very loose or wetotherwise it will come out of the dough while rolling.
  • Dough and Stuffing should be of equal consistency.
  • Can thicken the stuffing by adding little gram flour while sauting.
  • In mix veg parathas the wet vegetables like carrot and cauliflower should be cooked first.
  • Always cook on medium flame otherwise the parathas will become extra crunchy.


  1. Super delicious paratha. Wish I can grab a piece now :)

  2. Wow nice paratha.I love mix paratha.
    Looks great and healthy too :)
    Indian Vegetarian Recipes

  3. good blog ! it is my first thime visit i here. looks for delicious. delicious mix veg paratha, thankyou for shearing this information with us!chowringhee laxmi nagar


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