Boat basin inspired Chicken Cheese Paratha

After numerous requests we finally recreated the famous boat basin (Clifton Karachi) chicken cheese paratha which was very close to what we get there. Do give it a try and share your feedback. #happycookingtoyou #foodfusion #digitalammi #chickencheeseparatha #boatbasin

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Prepare Chicken Filling:

-Boneless chicken cubes 400g

-Hari mirch (Green chillies) sliced 12-15

-Lehsan (Garlic) sliced 5-6 cloves

-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) handful

-Pyaz (Onion) grated & squeezed 2 small

-Sabut dhania (Coriander seeds) crushed 1 & ½ tbs

-Lal mirch (Red chilli) crushed 1 & ½ tbs

-Zeera (Cumin seeds) roasted & crushed 1 & ½ tbs

-Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste

-Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) 1 tsp

-Cream 2-3 tbs

-Lemon juice ½ tbs

-Cheddar cheese 2-3 tbs

-Mozzarella cheese 2 tbs

Prepare Dough:

-Safed atta (White flour) sifted 3 Cups

-Namak (Salt) 1 & ½ tsp or to taste

-Sugar powdered 1 & ½ tbs

-Ghee (Clarified butter) melted 3 tbs

-Water 1 Cup or as required

-Ghee (Clarified butter) melted 1 tsp

-Ghee (Clarified butter) melted as required

-Cheddar cheese slice 1

-Ghee (Clarified butter) melted 1 tbs



Prepare Chicken Filling:

-In a chopper,add chicken & chop well.

-Add green chillies,garlic,fresh coriander,chop well & transfer to a bowl.

-Add onion,coriander seeds,red chilli crushed,cumin seeds,salt,black pepper powder,cream,lemon juice & mix well.

-Add cheddar cheese,mozzarella cheese,mix well & set aside.

Prepare Dough:

-In a bowl,add white flour,salt,sugar & mix well.

-Add clarified butter & mix well until it crumbles.

-Gradually add water,mix well & knead until dough is formed.

-Grease with clarified butter,cover & let it rest for 30 minutes.

-Knead dough until smooth,grease with ghee & knead again.

-With the help of greased hands,take a small dough (120g) & make a ball.

-Grease dough balls with ghee,cover & let them rest for 15 minutes.

-Grease working surface with desi ghee,place dough ball & spread with the help of greased hands.

-Add prepared chicken filling (100g),place cheddar cheese slice,fold all sides & gently press to spread it.

-Heat griddle,place paratha,add clarified butter & fry from both sides until golden brown (makes 6).

-Cut into pieces & serve with raita!

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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