Braided Paratha Pockets with mince pizza filling

There is so much you can do with these parathas. Try this lovely braided paratha pockets recipe with mince pizza filling, We are sure you will love it. The best part is that you can make and freeze them and just bake when needed. #HappyCooking #Monsalwa

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  • Cooking oil 2 tbs
  • Beef qeema (Mince) 250 gms
  • Lehsan (Garlic) chopped ½ tbs
  • Paprika powder ½ tsp
  • Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) ½ tsp
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Dried basil leaves 1 tsp
  • Soy sauce 1 tbs
  • Maida (All-purpose flour) 1 tbs
  • Doodh (Milk) 1/4 Cup
  • Pyaz (Onion) chopped 1/4 Cup
  • Shimla mirch (Capsicum) chopped 1/4 Cup
  • Black olives 1-2 tbs
  • Monsalwa Plain paratha
  • Pizza sauce as required
  • Cheddar cheese grated as required
  • Mozzarella cheese grated as required
  • Fresh parsley chopped 1 tbs
  • Anda (Egg) whisked
  • Kalay til (Black sesame seeds)


In frying pan,add cooking oil,beef mince,mix well until changes color.

Add garlic and mix well.

Add paprika powder,black pepper powder,salt,mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Add dried basil leaves,soy sauce,mix well and cook for 5 minutes.

Add all-purpose flour and mix well for 2 minutes.

Add milk,mix well and cook until dries up.

Add onion,capsicum,black olive and mix well.

Let it cool down.

Grease butter paper with oil and place plain paratha.

Make slits/cuts with the help of knife on both of the longer sides.

Add & spread pizza sauce,cheddar cheese,cooked beef filling,mozzarella cheese and fresh parsley.

Start bringing the topmost slit ends across from each other alternately.

Keep going, remember to alternate, Left to right...right to left (makes 4-5).

With the help of the brush,apply egg on braided bread and sprinkle black sesame seeds.

On baking tray and place the braided bread.

Can be stored in freezer for 1 month.

Bake in preheated oven at 180 C for 25 minutes.

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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