Broccoli paratha

Take a break from all the meat and add some broccoli to your diet with this Broccoli Paratha Recipe. Broccoli is high in Vitamin C and antioxidants. Besides being healthy it is known to boost your immunity and help reduce the risk of many types of cancer, it also helps improve sugar levels and heart health apart from numerous other benefits. Until now availability in Pakistan was always an issue but Fauji Fresh and Freeze has now made it available widely. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion

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  • Fauji fresh n freeze frozen Broccoli 500g
  • Olive oil 2 tbs
  • Pyaz (Onion) chopped 1 medium
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) ½ tbs
  • Kary patta (Curry leaves) 10-12
  • Hari mirch (Green chilli) chopped 2 tbs
  • Adrak (Ginger) chopped 1 tbs
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) ½ tbs or to taste
  • Haldi powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tsp
  • Dhania powder (Coriander powder) ½ tbs
  • Garam masala powder 1 tsp
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Lemon juice 3 tbs
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped 2 tbs
  • Atta (Whole wheat flour) sifted 2 & ½ Cups
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Water 1 Cup or as required
  • Olive oil for 1-2 tbs


Chop broccoli with the help of knife & set aside.

In a wok,add olive oil,onion & sauté until translucent.

Add cumin seeds & mix well.

Add curry leaves and mix well.

Add green chilli,ginger,mix well & cook for 2 minutes.

Add red chilli powder,turmeric powder,coriander powder,garam masala powder,salt and mix well.

Now add broccoli chopped,mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Add lemon juice and mix well,cover & cook on low flame for 12-15 minutes or until tender.

Add fresh coriander,mix & mash with the help of masher and set aside.

In a bowl,add whole wheat flour,salt & mix well.

Gradually add water and knead until dough is formed,cover & let it rest for 15-20 minutes.

Grease hands with oi and knead dough again until smooth.

Take small dough and make a ball,dust dry flour and roll out with the help of rolling pin.

In the center of the dough,add 2 tbs of prepared broccoli filling,fold and seal all the edges of rolled dough.

Dust dry flour,press and spread paratha with the help of hands,prick with fork and roll out with the help of rolling pin (makes 5).

Heat griddle,place paratha,add & spread olive oil and fry paratha from both sides until done.

Serve broccoli paratha with raita.

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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